Homebuilders Set To Deliver “Canary” Message Again!

There are often market “tells” that occur long before the beginning of a broader stock market rally or correction. And they tend to be sectors/areas of the market that are...

US REITs Suffer Biggest Weekly Loss So Far In 2019

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US tumbled last week, posting the biggest setback for the major asset classes during the shortened trading week that ended on April...

Is The Housing Market Signaling Trouble Ahead For US Economy?

Today’s second-quarter GDP report is expected to deliver upbeat news about the US economy. Wobbly housing data may be telling a different story. It’s premature to assume the worst,...

London House Prices Edge Closer To A Tumble

After the excitement of Wimbledon tennis and a cricket World Cup final, Londoners were back to their favourite conversation topic last week – house prices. But now the news...

US Real Estate Investment Trusts Topped Last Week’s Gains

Securitized real estate shares in the US led markets for the broad-based gains in the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard Real Estate...

Two Under-the-Radar REITs to Buy for a Reserved Fed

It was only six months ago that Fed Chairman Jay Powell said that the Fed was “a long way from neutral,” meaning that they were going to keep raising...

Macro Briefing: 31 July 2018

US spy satellites find new N. Korean missile activity: Reuters Will Trump follow through on his gov’t shutdown threat? Probably not: Bloomberg Trump administration considers bypassing Congress for new tax cut:...

Will Weak Housing And Manufacturing Sectors Lead To Recession?

This year’s slowdown in US economic growth has been accompanied by stronger headwinds in manufacturing and housing. History suggests these are clear signs that recession risk is elevated and...

Is Housing The Spoiler For The US Economy In 2019?

Yesterday’s scheduled release of US gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter is still a mystery, courtesy of lingering effects of the partial government shutdown that ended last...

Weekly Market Outlook – This is Where the Bulls Have to...

It was against the odds, but the market found a way to press on into new, record-high territory. The S&P 500 logged a gain of 1.2%, ending the week...

Macro Briefing: 1 August 2018

Facebook finds ongoing effort to meddle in 2018 US elections: Reuters Turkey is ready to retaliate over threat of US sanctions: The Hill Fed is considering a pause to interest rate...

3 Conservative Monthly Dividend Investments

In July, the major stock market indexes hit new record high values. In the few weeks since all three indexes hit those highs, the stock market has had trouble...