Signs of a Housing Recovery?

House

According to a well-known gauge of the U.S. housing market, home prices have been on an upswing. The latest S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index, which was released in May, posted its biggest gain in seven years. This improvement has spurred renewed optimism about housing’s role in the country’s economic recovery.

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Market Week: June 3, 2013

The Markets

Whether it was “sell in May, go away” sentiment finally showing up or concern that the Fed might be closer to winding down economic support, investors decided to take profits last week, especially in the large, dividend-paying stocks of the Dow and S&P 500. As anxiety about potential future Fed action continued to build, the 10-year Treasury yield saw gains for the fifth straight week, hampering bond prices.

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May 18, 2013 – Real Estate and Retirement

The show begins with guest Deborah DelNegro, a Senior Real Estate and Retirement Specialist, speaking about the Cape Cod real estate market. Chris also shares information on the challenges facing Baby Boomers as they approach retirement. Lastly, Chris talks about his upcoming seminar: Retirement Readiness. In this seminar, attendees will learn about predicting retirement needs, figuring monthly expenses, and the role of inflation and taxation in retirement planning.

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Market Week: April 29, 2013

The Markets

Despite major technological snafus and mixed economic data, stocks ended the week higher. Tuesday afternoon, domestic equities tumbled briefly, but dramatically, when hackers infiltrated the Associated Press’s Twitter account and sent out a false report of explosions at the White House that injured the president. Although markets recovered within minutes following clear evidence that the tweet was false, the incident prompted many to ponder social media’s power in influencing market movements.

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April 27, 2013 – Guest Hosts Mike Burton and Susan Huettner

 

Filling in for host Chris Boyd are Mike Burton and Attorney Susan Huettner. The Real Estate Market and Mortgages where covered by Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage. Then Attorney Susan Huettner discussed general divorce topics like, keeping the house, protecting your credit and custody to name a few.

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