Don’t Get Too Excited About Record New-Home Prices - Real Time Economics - WSJ
"they reflect a changing mix of homes being purchased. Builders are selling fewer cheap, starter homes, and more of what are called first- and second-move up homes, which are typically a little more expensive, and often bought by people with growing families and bigger space needs."
ekathimerini.com | Irish model inspires Samaras as Stournaras eyes primary surplus, more debt relief
"“Even after some problems on international markets led to Ireland finding itself in a serious crisis, its competitiveness and its outward-looking nature soon led it out of the crisis,” he said. “Ireland also made another major choice many years ago: To have low rates of taxation. We will follow this example as well as soon as we star...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.