The Economist: Homes Still Overpriced Worldwide, but Better in US Now

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The Economist’s quarterly home price index was just published, concluding that while home prices have come down globally from their 2007 peak, they are still overvalued on the whole. Indeed, only in Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland is the property market more overvalued than it was before the global economic downturn began in the third […]

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A recent piece in The Economist highlighted the recent strength of agriculture prices in the face of the downturn, and the reason for it. Though prices of the meats, grains, and softs are still off their 2008 highs – they’re not off by much anymore – as commodities such as cotton, soybeans, and sugar are […]

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