2. Existing Home Sales rose due to deep discounts and the pressure of the final weeks of the first buyer perks from the government - this is a one time special effect creating this effect and has nothing to do with sustainable economic activity. After Nov we can expect existing home sales to retreat again as the subsidies will be off.
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes in July notched their fastest pace in nearly two years, an industry survey showed Friday, the strongest sign yet that housing was pulling out of a three-year slump.
The National Association of Realtors said that sales jumped 7.2 percent to an annual rate of 5.24 million units, the highest since August 2007, beating market expectations for a 5 million unit pace.
The median sales price was $178,400, down 15 percent from $210,100 in the same month last year.
3. Finally Prof. Stiglitz came out with the goal as he urged to create a reserve currency which is the agenda of the Bilderberger as the groundwork to create a global central bank - all milestones of the New World Order. It appears as Talebi said recently noone with a tie and a suit can be trusted. I do not see any benefits of an artificial currency which can be even more manipulated as their is no natural demand and flow.
4. Bernanke upbeat about the recovery of the global economies, trying to tout his own horn - Summers will take over as Obama could have announced his renewed term long ago. Besides none of his economic calls have turned out to be right as his P/L is as poor as it gets as a depression' specialist'. Summers will not be any better though but he can use the old trick to blame all on Bernanke once he takes over but lets remember he is a close protege of Rockefeller and does not work for Mainstreet hence no improvement can be xpected rather a more evil brain will run the FED then.
5. Most important criteria to be hired for Bloomi TV seems to be stupidity beyond bearable levels - they should offer Bush a job as anchorman - he would fit right in - Clinton might love to join him as he could chase all the young pretty chicks. They are reporting all day that one off the biggest criminals of this century D. Fuld sold his appartment for 26 mil. - still believe he belongs in one cell with Madoff.