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Bonds Rise in Value as Stocks Slump

Written by: - October 16, 2009

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16 October 2009 ?Bonds opened at 3bps today and have increased to 19bps this afternoon. If this holds, we may see the bonds continue to improve in the next few days. The rates have risen sharply from previous lows. Weaker than expected sales from GE and IBM have driven the Dow down 130 points today. […]

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July Year-on-Year Sales Increase Is First in Three Years

Written by: - August 24, 2009

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July Year-on-Year Sales Increase Is First in Three Years

Chicago-area home sales are slightly up in July compared to July ’08, the first year-over-year increase in over 3 years, as reported by the Illinois Association of Realtors. The graph below more accurately shows the details. [TABLE=10] Price Disconnect Between Buyers & Sellers The stats are indicative of how the market is responding. August has […]

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