Monthly Archives: August 2016

As housing reignites, even bust towns are booming again

The poster children of the housing bust are back. Last week, Realtor.com released its August “Hotness Index,” ranking metro areas on how many days a listing in that area stays on the market, as well as how many web page … Continue reading

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10 charts show why market may be ripe for a correction

As the U.S. stock market rallies to fresh record highs every few days, most investors will be hard-pressed to find incentives to sell out of the market. Yet, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has decided to take on the role … Continue reading

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With Games gone, hard reality sets in for Brazil

Until now, people in Brazil had something to look forward to. Despite deep recession, a presidential impeachment, and a corruption scandal ensnaring the political and corporate elite, the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro shone on the horizon like a sliver … Continue reading

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Olympic Stocks’ Brief Moment of Glory Shares of Brazilian companies seen as Olympic Games beneficiaries are soaring, but new research suggests they may soon come back down to earth

The Games just began in Rio de Janeiro, but Brazilian stocks have been sprinting for much of the year. The Bovespa index has risen 33% so far. Some stocks that could be beneficiaries have run even faster. Mall operator Multiplan … Continue reading

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