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I'm the chief economist for a $5 billion real estate securities and data company.  Here are 5 things you need to know about the housing market now

I’m the chief economist for a $5 billion real estate securities and data company. Here are 5 things you need to know about the housing market now

Marc Fleming Housing has become increasingly unaffordable for millions of Americans – with house prices and mortgage rates continuing to rise (see the lowest rates you could qualify for now here). So, as part of our series where we ask leading economists and real estate professionals for their views on the housing market, we spoke …

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Bitcoin plunged.  Why an economist sees a 40% rally ahead.

Bitcoin plunged. Why an economist sees a 40% rally ahead.

Text size Crypto prices have crashed, but an economist sees Bitcoin ending the year stronger. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images The recent cryptocurrency price crash has been profound, with the total market capitalization of the digital asset space shrinking to $850 billion from nearly $3 trillion in less than eight months. Issues within crypto itself, …

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Germany steps up measures to save gas as Russia slows supply to Europe

Germany steps up measures to save gas as Russia slows supply to Europe

BERLIN — Germany will restart coal-fired power plants and offer incentives for companies to reduce their consumption of natural gas, marking a new stage in the economic war between Europe and Russia. Berlin unveiled the measures on Sunday after Russia cut gas supplies to Europe last week as it retaliated against European sanctions and military …

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