Monthly Archives: January 2011

Q4 2010 USA GDP Figures- Solid Growth

US economic growth accelerated to an annualized rate of 3.2% in Q4’2010 compared to 2.6% growth in Q3 2010. Chart.1 shows QoQ growth in US real GDP since its peak in Q4 2007. However, Q4 2010’sgrowth rate was not as … Continue reading

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Q4 2010 UK GDP Figures

Q4 2010 GDP release has been described in the press as a “shocking contraction”. According to the ONS the bad weather at the tail end of 2010 provided the economic headwinds resulting in the unexpected contraction. The policy divide in … Continue reading

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Addition to Dwelling Stock- Homebuilding Starts and Completions

Addition to Dwelling Stock- Homebuilding Starts and Completions The last blog reviewed the current supply side conditions in terms of inventory levels. The focus of the discussion was on sales-to-inventory as an indicator of supply-side pressures. Our conclusions were that … Continue reading

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