Category: 2010

Predictions for 2010: Part 3, housing and affordable housing

21 January, 2010 (12:13) | 2010, Finance, Housing, Predictions, Speculation, Tax credits, US News |

By: David A. Smith   [Expanded greatly from State of the Market 23, available in the Recent issues section of the CAS Financial Web site.]   [Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   What’s bad for production is good for affordability – isn’t it?   C. Housing and affordable housing, excess […]

Predictions for 2010: Part 2, US capital markets

20 January, 2010 (11:51) | 2010, Finance, Housing, Predictions, Speculation, Tax credits, US News | 1 comment

By: David A. Smith   [Expanded greatly from State of the Market 23, available in the Recent issues section of the CAS Financial Web site.]   [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   Yesterday’s potful of predictions focused on macroeconomic policy: Bernanke’s reappointment, rising US interest rates, lingering recession, surprisingly strong dollar, risks of sovereign bankruptcy, […]

Predictions for 2010: Part 1, global macroeconomic factors

19 January, 2010 (11:26) | 2010, Finance, Housing, Predictions, Speculation, Tax credits, US News |

By: David A. Smith   [Expanded greatly from State of the Market 23, available in the Recent issues section of the CAS Financial Web site.]   If you thought 2009 represented ‘interesting times,’ wait until you see what 2010 has in store.  Bright spots are hard to find – but we’ll going looking, being mindful […]