MEDIAN HOME PRICES ARE WORSE THAN THEY APPEAR . . .
. . . because the published statistics are based only on homes that have sold – not those languishing on the market. Click here for the story. And don’t rush to buy a second home just yet; prices could have further to fall. Which could make for a tough economy; so don’t be buying stocks on margin or otherwise throwing caution to the wind.
But it’s the holiday season, and I don’t want to depress you, so . . .
THE WHITE HOUSE HOLIDAY VIDEO
James Musters: ‘Um…. I think they have lost grip of reality.’
☞ Click here if you haven’t seen it. ‘Cute’ may not be the mood we’re looking for from the White House just now – but maybe that’s just Mr. Musters and me.
This isn’t cute, it’s treacly. Sap that I am, I liked it even so. (Do you cry when you watch ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’? No? Well, then, skip this and go kick a dog [perhaps one of the ones in the White House holiday video].)
Quote of the Day
It's unbelievable what happened, said Jack Brod, who has operated Empire Diamond and Gold Co. in New York's Empire State building for over 50 years. When gold was over $700 an ounce and silver over $40 everybody wanted to buy it. Today nobody does.~August 12, 1981 Deseret News
Request email delivery