Month: August 2022

A “superbubble” appears dangerously near its “final act” after the recent rally in U.S. stocks lured some investors back into the market just ahead of potential “tragedy,” according to Jeremy Grantham, the legendary co-founder of Boston-based investment firm GMO. Grantham, who has repeatedly warned investors of a bubble in markets, said in a paper Wednesday
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Researchers at the investment banking giant Goldman Sachs predict the U.S. housing market will close out 2022 on a low note, with dramatic drops in home sales and price growth. But it won’t stop there. Next year will be worse. Housing market predictions: In a research paper titled “Housing Downturn: Further to Fall,” published Tuesday
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The American housing market, spurred by two years of red-hot demand and dwindling home supply, is finally cooling down. And while staggering mortgage rate hikes for homebuyers have dominated recent headlines, the rental market is seeing its own share of dramatic price increases and competition. What is the current landscape of American housing, and how
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A newly published study identifies where and when to protect forests with the goal of protecting the maximum number of additional plant species over a 50-year period. The greatest return on investment would come mostly from forest conservation within Melanesia (around New Guinea), South and Southeast Asia, the Anatolian peninsula (Turkey), northern South America and
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The US housing market is shifting as mortgage rates fluctuate and sales start to fall. Edwin Remsberg/Getty Images Homes are still very difficult to afford because mortgage rates and prices are so high. But home affordability may have just hit an inflection point, said Eddie Seiler of the MBA. Here are Seiler’s housing market predictions
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  Preparedness   Recent fires having killed more than 13 percent of all giant sequoias, and scientists and officials are growing increasingly concerned that the state its forests emit more climate-warming carbon dioxide than they absorb. August 31, 2022 • Tony Briscoe, Los Angeles Times  An untreated control unit in the Goosenest Adaptive Management Area in
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ProVia’s FineLine weld technology uses a proprietary welding process to join vinyl window corners. ProVia’s FineLine weld technology is engineered to enhance the aesthetics of the corner without a secondary cleaning and finishing process, resulting in a neat, seamless appearance and enhanced fit and finish to Endure windows and patio doors. On woodgrain options, the
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US stocks rose Wednesday after losing ground in the previous three sessions. Investors on the last day of August trading assessed ADP private payroll figures. Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said she sees the Fed raising rates beyond 4%. Something is loading. US stocks were mixed Wednesday, struggling to break a run of losses since
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After eight months, California’s legislative session came to a close on Sept. 1 with a final flurry of frantic activity. Lawmakers rushed to pass hundreds of remaining bills before the clock struck midnight on Aug. 31. For a select few measures, with urgency clauses that allow them to take effect immediately upon the governor’s signature,
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Melena-Nsk Published on the Value Lab 25/8/22 West Fraser Timber (NYSE:WFG) is one of our preferred commodity picks in the current environment. We had a theory starting in March that WFG and its close cousin Interfor (OTCPK:IFSPF) could see surprising resilience due to releasing bottlenecks despite their pretty volatile product selling prices. WFG has been
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