• Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in December

    11 days ago - By Calculated Risk

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  • Why the world's newest country has only ever known war

    Why the world's newest country has only ever known war

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    SPLA soldiers in a vehicle in Juba, December 20, 2013.
    REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
    South Sudan is only 10 years old, but it has already been through years of fighting that killed and displaced millions.
    That fighting has eased, but violence remains rampant, and the risk of a return to full-blown conflict is never far away.
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    Few nations have seen their dreams and hopes dashed as quickly and ruthlessly as South Sudan. A mere two years after thousands thronged the streets of the capital, Juba, to celebrate independence from Sudan's...
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  • US home prices jumped the most in 7 years in December as the housing-market boom charged into the new year, Case-Shiller says

    US home prices jumped the most in 7 years in December as the housing-market boom charged into the new year, Case-Shiller says

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement US home prices surged through the end of 2020 as record-low mortgage rates kept demand at elevated levels, and a general inventory shortage propped up prices.
    The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller US National Home Price Index posted a 10.4% annualized increase in December, according to a Tuesday press release. The gain follows a 9.4% annualized climb in November and marks the biggest single-month leap in seven years seen by the index, a leading national dataset.
    S&P Dow Jones Indices' 10-City Composite index rose to an annualized gain of 9.8% from 8.9%. The 20-City...
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  • Home prices skyrocketed 10.4% in December: Case-Shiller

    12 days ago - By Inman

    Home prices continued a steady upward trend fueled by inventory shortages and low mortgage rates, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller US National Home Price Index.
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  • December home prices rose 10.4%, the largest jump in 7 years, Case-Shiller says

    12 days ago - By CNBC

    December is usually the slowest month for the housing market, but price gains didn't slow down one bit in 2020.
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  • U.S. home prices rise 10.1% in December, fastest since 2014

    U.S. home prices rise 10.1% in December, fastest since 2014

    12 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices surged at the fastest pace in nearly seven years in December, fueled by low mortgage rates and Americans moving from crowded urban areas to houses in the suburbs.
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  • Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 10.4% year-over-year in December

    Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 10.4% year-over-year in December

    12 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    S&P/Case-Shiller released the monthly Home Price Indices for December ("December" is a 3 month average of October, November and December prices).
    This release includes prices for 20 individual cities, two composite indices and the monthly National index.
    From S&P: S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Index Reports 10.4% Annual Home Price Gain to End 2020
    The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 10.4% annual gain in December, up from 9.5% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 9.8%, up from...
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