The US Census Bureau released housing starts data late last week. It reported that single-family housing starts in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000. The report continued that "this is 4.0 percent (±9.2%)* below the revised November figure of 828,000."
Single Family Housing Starts Reflect the Hopelessness of the Long Term Trend
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David Stockman’s Contra Corner isn’t your typical financial tipsheet. Instead it’s an ongoing dialogue about what’s really happening in the markets… the economy… and governments… so you can understand the world around you and make better decisions for yourself.
David believes the world -- certainly the United States -- is at a great inflection point in human history. The massive credit inflation of the last three decades has reached its apogee and is now going to splatter spectacularly.
This will have lasting ramifications on how governments tax and regulate you… the type of work you and your family members will have available and what you get paid… the value of your nest egg… and all other areas comprising your quality of life.