This morning’s release of the Case-Shiller index results for September highlighted again that there are trading opportunities right up to the last minute on an expiring contract. Three regions- BOS, LAX and SFR – saw Case-Shiller index numbers released that … Read More
Archive for November 2010
HUD has recently released a new website http://www.huduser.org/portal/regional.html that has statistics on regional issues related to home prices. They’ve compiled statistics on population, income, employment, and housing-related numbers. This looks to be a great resource for trading the ten different … Read More
The Nov ’10 contracts finish trading on Monday Nov 29 and will be settled with the Case-Shiller index prices released on Tuesday Nov 30. With one week left in trading here’s current prices:
Given the bearish comments related to the … Read More
Here’s a table of the price changes for the CME Home Price futures contracts over the last month. Bids and offers are from Wednesday Nov. 17.
A few observations:
*It has been a generally quiet month for price changes. Most … Read More
I’m way overdue for a comment here, so I’m going to limp in with a link to the NY Times article on the Financial Commission co-chairs’ proposals to limit tax deduction of interest to the first $500k.
It seems … Read More