CNBC reports US home prices rise 5.9 percent to 31-month high in January according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller. This puts the 20 city index close to an all time high, including the 2007 bubble.
Bloomberg Chimes In With My Warnings As Landlords Offer First Time Ever Concessions to Retail RentersWritten by Reggie Middleton
Over the last quarter I've been warning about the significant weakness in retailers and the retail real estate that most occupy (links supplied below). Now, Bloomberg reports:
We will releasing our Apple forensic analysis and valuation this week for subscribers (click here to subscribe - lowest tier is the same as a Netflix subscription). As can be seen from the chart,
The Country's First Newly Elected Lame Duck President Will Cause Massive Reversal Of Speculative GainsWritten by Reggie Middleton
Note: Subscribers should reference the paywall material here for stocks that should give a good risk/reward scenario for bearish trades.
The Trump administration's legislative outlook is effectively a political desert, with no signs of material legislation either proposed or in sight. The multiple failures of the travel ban and rapid disintegration of the healthcare bill has effectively given Trump the mantle of the nations first lame duck president with only 2 months in office.
He has expended his political capital on multiple failed policy very early on, purposely alienated many factions, and is now mired in an FBI investigation - not to mention suffering from permanently impaired credibility stemming from an unending cornucopia of unsupported accusations, assertions and allegations (ie. he's lying too much).
What does this portend for investors in the short term?