Real Estate Pricing

The Complexity of Real Estate Pricing

Real estate, a diverse and intricate asset class, defies a single, definitive measure of pricing. The intricacies of the market and the multitude of factors influencing buyer behavior make it challenging to gauge property-market values accurately. Each market-level metric encompasses a wide array of buildings, each possessing unique qualitative attributes. Nevertheless, by examining various approaches,…

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Money Supply

Money Supply Plunges into Abyss: Negative Growth Reaches Historic Lows

April witnessed a further nosedive in money supply growth, sinking even deeper into negative territory after experiencing its first negative turn in November 2022, marking a rare occurrence in the past twenty-eight years. The descent in April adds to the alarming downward trajectory, which follows the unprecedented highs witnessed over the past couple of years….

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EuroZone Recession

Eurozone Plunges into Recession as Stimulus Measures Falter

The euro area’s abysmal performance, sinking into recession during the first quarter, occurs against a backdrop of seemingly favorable conditions. Plummeting energy and commodity prices should have provided a much-needed boost to the euro area’s GDP, bolstering its external sector through reduced imports. However, amidst this surge of irrational exuberance, the Citi global economic surprise…

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Atlantic Declaration UK US Relationship

Atlantic Declaration Sparks Competitive Landscape for Critical Minerals Trade

In a groundbreaking development, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and US President Joe Biden have forged the “Atlantic Declaration,” aiming to foster economic cooperation and bolster their respective nations’ growth. While not heralding a comprehensive free trade agreement, the declaration highlights the intent to establish a Critical Minerals Agreement between the two countries, which could…

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Explosive Revelation: CIA Covert Operation Targeted Brazil’s Elections

The United States government orchestrated a covert operation involving multiple agencies such as the military, the CIA, the State Department, the Pentagon, and the White House, with the aim of undermining former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and facilitating the rise of his far-left successor, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, in 2023. This revelation has caused…

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Tech Layoffs

Massive layoffs are coming

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) data is indicating massive layoffs The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act of 1988 requires most companies with 100 or more employees to provide a 60-day advance notification of mass layoffs to employees. Data is collected from 23 states and aggregated into a national time series. This provides…

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