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September 21, 2012 9:42 AM
Click to enlarge. Today's "National Home Sales Snapshot" from DQ News is displayed above, which has been updated with U.S. home sales during the la ...
September 20, 2012 10:34 AM
From Thomas Sowell's column today (emphasis mine): The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute weal ...
September 19, 2012 2:11 PM
Some key reports today on architecture billings, existing home sales, and new residential construction provide additional evidence that a U.S. housing ...
September 19, 2012 10:22 AM
1.  Wisconsin home sales increased 20.3% in August, median sales price by 2.9%. 2. Kalamazoo MI housing market shows highest sales volume since 2007, ...
September 18, 2012 12:37 PM
From today's report from the National Association of Home Builders: September 18, 2012 – Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single- ...
September 18, 2012 12:20 PM
From Terry Anderson's editorial in today's WSJ "Environmental Protection Up in Smoke":  Environmental laws since the 1970s require public input into ...
September 18, 2012 9:56 AM
A recent analysis by Trulia concluded that buying a home today is 45% cheaper on average compared to renting a comparable home, see CD post here. Tha ...
September 18, 2012 9:54 AM
DataQuick -- "An estimated 41,280 new and resale houses and condos sold in California last month, making it the strongest August since 2006. Last mon ...
September 17, 2012 3:25 PM
 In the above 1978 lecture at Kansas State University, Milton Friedman discusses free trade, and explains why trade protection and interference in ...
September 17, 2012 2:38 PM
From the Bloomberg article "Why Is It So Hard to Become a Cosmetologist in America?" "The average cosmetologist in the U.S. trains for 372 days befor ...
September 17, 2012 2:28 PM
From Don Boudreaux's open letter to Mitt Romney: Your wish to “label China a currency manipulator” means that you seek a pretext to impose (as yo ...
September 17, 2012 10:20 AM
Here's another reason that the U.S. housing recovery is real and sustainable - buying a home is now 45% cheaper than renting, according to an analysis ...
September 17, 2012 10:18 AM
The chart above provides evidence of the significant recovery going on in the Minneapolis Area real estate market, based on new data for market activ ...
September 17, 2012 10:17 AM
Read this CD post from last Wednesday on North Dakota oil output in July, and then read this news report posted yesterday by TV station KTVQ in Billin ...
September 17, 2012 9:30 AM
1. DQ News -- "Southern California home sales rose to the highest level for the month of August in six years, fueled by low mortgage rates, a healthi ...
September 14, 2012 10:32 AM
 The soon-to-be-released documentary "The House I Live In" is an inside look at America's longest war, The War on Drugs, from executive producers Dan ...
September 14, 2012 9:40 AM
QE Forever HT: Moe 1 Best of Benzinga ...
September 13, 2012 9:34 AM
The “Economic Miracle State” of North Dakota pumped another record amount of crude oil during the month of July at a rate of more than 674,000 ba ...
September 13, 2012 9:25 AM
1. "The number of improving housing markets across the country rose to 99 in September, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First ...
September 12, 2012 1:36 PM
ABC News -- "Parents in New York are raising their eyebrows at the latest after-school activity offered for their children: unsupervised play time i ...
September 12, 2012 1:15 PM
From the YourMechanic website: "Our mechanics come to you! Think of us as the AAA of car mechanics. We help you find the right mechanic, find fair ...
September 12, 2012 12:58 PM
From the RidePal website: Recruit and retain top talent. Give your employees a commute experience they look forward to. Ridepal takes all the hassle ...
September 12, 2012 10:19 AM
EIA's "Today in Energy" reports on how "Developments in drilling methods and technology are leading to efficiency gains for oil and natural gas pr ...
September 12, 2012 10:15 AM
Local reports are coming in for August home sales and they're all showing double-digit gains so far from last year, here's a sample: 1. Milwaukee -- S ...
September 10, 2012 2:58 PM
U.S. manufacturers had another solid quarter of profits from April to June, according to data released today by the Census Bureau.  The total afte ...
September 10, 2012 2:38 PM
1 Best of Benzinga ...
September 10, 2012 10:59 AM
Columnist Andy Heller attended a Broadway show with his family recently for the first time in 20 years, and writes in the Sunday Flint Journal ("If yo ...
September 10, 2012 10:20 AM
1. Nashville Home sales Increase 27.3% in August, and in Denver by 18%. 2. 3D printed guitar.3. Current 2012 Electoral Map Based on Intrade Contracts ...
September 10, 2012 10:08 AM
TED Talk -- Robert Neuwirth spent four years among the chaotic stalls of street markets, talking to pushcart hawkers and gray marketers, to study the ...
September 10, 2012 9:42 AM
The jobs report today was pretty grim even though the jobless rate fell to 8.1%.  But there's at least one place where the job market is booming like ...