MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week The week is loaded with headline reports. Which ones will land above the fold and move markets? Pending Home Sales will be delivered Monday. Manufacturing data releases start on Monday with Durable Goods Orders. The Chicago … Continue reading

HOUSING WINS GOLD

HOUSING WINS GOLD

Housing and construction are important sectors because a robust housing market can have a cascade of positive effects through the entire economy. Here’s what’s happening. New Home Sales surged to a nine-year high due to a strengthening job market and … Continue reading

FALL ABUZZ WITH NEWS

FALL ABUZZ WITH NEWS

The housing sector kicked off the fall season on firm footing. Home prices rose 6.4 percent in September 2015 compared to September 2014, according to CoreLogic’s Home Price Index Report. Sales of existing homes rose 4.7 percent in September from … Continue reading

FISCAL CLIFF

FISCAL CLIFF

The Saga Continues With the first of the year having come and gone, the headlines are suddenly devoid of mentions of the fiscal cliff, which begs the question: what happened? For such an enormous issue with such a dramatic narrative, … Continue reading

SENATORS WANT HIGHER G-FEES TO PAY FOR GULF COAST CLEANUP

SENATORS WANT HIGHER G-FEES TO PAY FOR GULF COAST CLEANUP

A group of senators want to extend higher Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee fees to pay for continued cleanup from the British Petroleum Gulf Coast oil spill. Opponents say the measure, if passed, effectively taxes potential homebuyers and consumers … Continue reading