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Shiller: No Bubble, But US Stocks Very Pricey

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller says US stocks are among the most overpriced in the world. But he’s not ditching American equities altogether. 156 more words

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Bruce Yaccato: You’d have to be crazy to buy real estate

According to data from the TD Bank, housing prices in Canada from 1980 to 2012 increased at an annual rate of 5.4 per cent, Toronto and Vancouver a full point higher. 1,224 more words

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7-year bull market may be getting long in the tooth

There is an old Wall Street saying, “They don’t ring a bell at the top”. Although it is impossible to consistently time the market, there are plenty of signs this bull market is getting long in the tooth. 331 more words

Pension Fund Fantasy: Omaha's 8% Return Projection

Omaha is not unique among municipalities across the country – deals cut with workers many years ago have left pension funds well short of money needed for retirement benefits. 621 more words

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Yellen is “Yell-ing” About High Stock Prices!

Earlier this week, Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, spoke at the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference at the IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C. 866 more words

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Notes From Underground: Will Tomorrow's Unemployment Provide Certainty?

MAYBE. It’s the release of the most important economic data for market watchers, the unemployment report. The JOBS NUMBERS have taken on added importance as the… 971 more words

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Is It A Bond Bubble? Shiller Weighs In

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller — who called both the technology bubble and the housing bubble — says the bond market is not currently fitting the traditional definition of a bubble. 226 more words

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