All posts tagged "housing bubble"

  • Katja Taipalus - Bank of Finland
    Katja Taipalus: Detecting Asset Bubbles 12 Months Before the Burst

    Katja Taipalus, Bank of Finland's Head of Macroprudential Analysis, discusses new "rolling window" models used to detect asset price bubbles.

    • Posted September 23, 2013
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  • Chinese Property Bubble
    Will China’s Real Estate Bubble Pop?

    Last night 60 Minutes interviewed a Chinese real estate mogul followed by a piece questioning the sustainability of property development in that country . It appears the emerging Chinese middle class are investing in property...

    • Posted March 4, 2013
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  • Harry Dent June 2012
    Harry Dent: Get Out of the Stock Market Now!

    It’s coming apart according to Harry Dent, founder of economic research and forecasting company HS Dent.  His “calculated guesses” say it’s now time to get out of stocks.  Dent lays out a convincing case that things are...

    • Posted June 24, 2012
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  • Jeremy Grantham Skewers the Fed….Again

    Jeremy Grantham has released his latest quarterly commentary and it’s excellent as usual. He spends much of it in a diatribe against the deserving pair of rogues Greenspan and Bernanke. Unfortunately for us, as the economy recovers...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Alan Greenspan Led Us to Slaughter

    Roger Lowenstein writes about the arrogance of Alan Greenspan, who was monumentally ignorant of the bubble in housing and kept interest rates too low for too long. In a newly released transcript of a Federal Reserve Board...

    • Posted May 8, 2010
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  • Jeremy Grantham Discusses His Research on Bubbles

    FT.com presents a recent video interview of Jeremy Grantham, who discusses the current U.K. and Australian housing bubbles and incipient bubbles forming in the emerging markets and commodities. Grantham claims Ben Bernanke has set the stage for...

    • Posted April 21, 2010
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  • Michael Burry Exposes the Incompetence of Alan Greenspan

    It is at the same time laughable and galling that Alan Greenspan insists that no one saw the housing market as a bubble in 2004-2007. One who did, Michael Burry, comments on how he, along with many...

    • Posted April 5, 2010
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  • One More Bubble to Pop

    The Economist’s Buttonwood comments on the last bubble left standing; housing prices in England. Having chatted with Jeremy Grantham: He has 34 examples of historical bubbles, defined as occasions when valuations got 2-3 standard deviations above...

    • Posted April 3, 2010
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  • Jeremy Grantham’s Latest Quarterly Commentary

    GMO has released their quarterly letter and it contains the pointed observations of my favorite commentator, Jeremy Grantham. He has an uncanny knack for getting to the root of our problems and doesn’t pull any punches. Grantham...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • The New Asset Bubbles

    Shawn Tully of Fortune Magazine thinks we have four new emerging bubbles replacing the burst housing bubble. Tully makes a case for bubbles in 1) Treasury Bonds, 2) Oil, 3) Gold, and 4) Stocks. Source: Fortune ***

    • Posted January 26, 2010
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