CoreLogic: House Prices up 11.4% YoY in September; Declined 0.5% MoM in September NSA

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by Calculated Risk on 11/01/2022 08:00:00 AM Notes: This CoreLogic House Price Index report is for September. The recent Case-Shiller index release was for August. The CoreLogic HPI is a three-month weighted average and is not seasonally adjusted (NSA).From CoreLogic: CoreLogic:…

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Guest Contribution: “The Fed’s swap lines: Narrow circle, broad effect?”

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Today, we are pleased to present a guest contribution written by Joshua Aizenman (University of Southern California). In the Reykjavik roundtable on global economic challenges, September 1-2, 2022, organized by Robert McCauley, Robert Aliber, Gylfi Zoega, and Mar Gudmundsson, I overviewed my research…

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Chronic School Absenteeism

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SFStandard: Chronic absenteeism in the San Francisco Unified School District has more than doubled from pre-pandemic levels, rising from 14% to 28%, according to preliminary data for 2021-22. A student is considered chronically absent when they miss 10% of the 180-day…

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#FA Success Ep 305: Accelerating Growth Of (Fee-Only) Clients By Making It Clear You Have Nothing To Sell, With Mindy Crary

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Executive Summary Welcome back to the 305th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast! My guest on today's podcast is Mindy Crary. Mindy is the owner of Creative Money, an independent RIA based in Seattle, Washington, that offers a unique 12-month…

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Links 11/1/2022

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Eerie events around the country mark Halloween RTE Eurasian jays ace the famous ‘marshmallow test’ Popular Science. Resilc: “Write them in when you vote.” Many Baby Sea Turtles Never Make It to The Sea. This Genius Idea Could Save Them ScienceAlert…

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What Is COP27?

World leaders will meet in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt on Nov. 6 for two weeks of climate negotiations as nations struggle to cut greenhouse gas emissions amid a global energy crisis, war in Europe and rising inflation.The conference is convened annually…

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He’s an Outspoken Defender of Meat. Industry Funds His Research, Files Show.

A UC Davis professor runs an academic center that was conceived by a trade group, according to records, and gets most of its funding from farming interests.In 2019, three dozen leading researchers sounded a stark warning in a prominent scientific journal:…

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A revolutionary idea: Here’s how the Bitcoin white paper is impacting millions of lives 14 years on

When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin white paper on this day in 2008, they proposed a novel system for a global digital form of money. The leaderless, nonpartisan network of Bitcoin nodes now maintains a truly borderless and permissionless monetary system.…

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Know Thyself

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Photo credit: coop This ancient two-word phrase, attributed to several Greek luminaries ranging from Socrates to Pythagoras, implores the reader toward introspection. This introspection can be especially helpful when considering how we feel about our financial future – particularly when we…

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Building A (Modern) Client Service System Model To Deliver Value More Efficiently, Profitably, And Enjoyably

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Executive Summary While many financial advisors may have focused primarily on portfolio management at one time, the evolution of the financial planning profession has opened up an ever-growing number of services that advisors now offer to their clients on a regular…

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Links 10/31/2022

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Haunting Audio Reveals The Spooky Sound of Earth’s Magnetic Field ScienceAlert Light-analyzing ‘lab on a chip’ opens door to widespread use of portable spectrometers Phys.org Requiem for a Telescope New York Times Climate/Environment  Finding safe haven in the climate change future:…

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‘A Brazil of Hope’ as Leftist Lula Defeats Far-Right Bolsonaro in Presidential Runoff

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Yves here. Finally, a wee bit of good news in Lula’s hard-fought win. By Brett Wilkins. Originally published at Common Dreams “A huge blow against fascistic politics and a huge victory for decency and sanity.” That’s how RootsAction director Norman Solomon…

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