Housing market peaked, now in correction: Moody’s economist Mark Zandi

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Country Market Has ‘Quite a Bit of Headroom’ as UK Price Growth Slows

The UK country market has experienced extraordinary growth over the period as the “race for space” sent buyers out of London and big-city markets in search of peaceful rural properties. But as analysts predict a slowdown in house price growth towards the end of the year, should buyers who purchased country homes during the pandemic … Read more

Dollar General turns away activists and workers from shareholder meeting after they arrived late and USDA offers to help states access more baby-formula brands for low-income families

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Dear college grads: I used to think networking was tacky. Now I know it’s the most valuable thing you can do Networking feels a little unfair. But at the core it’s about helping others. Read More ‘You saw us coming’: Dollar General turns away activists and workers from … Read more

Land deals double in last one year: Anarock

Real estate developers and other entities are back to buying land parcels, with 28 separate land deals transacted in just the first five months of 2022, cumulatively accounting for over 1,237 acres across the country. This has doubled in the last one year, as the January-June period of 2021 saw just 14 land deals for … Read more

‘Lots of stagflation in the new home market’: Homebuilder ETFs are struggling

Hi! In this week’s ETF Wrap, we look at the steep drop in homebuilder ETFs this year, as new homes sales have fallen in the U.S. amid high prices and rising interest rates.  Please send tips and feedback to christine.idzelis@marketwatch.com. You can also find me on Twitter at @cidzelis and LinkedIn. Homebuilder exchange-traded funds are … Read more

Housing ads are suddenly rising as sellers worry they will miss out on the red-hot market

A For Sale sign appears in front of a house in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds | Afp | Getty Images Sharply higher mortgage rates have led to a sudden decline in home sales, and now sellers are rushing to enter before the red-hot market cools down dramatically. The supply of homes for sale rose 9% … Read more

Dividend stocks have trounced the market this year. Here are 15 high-yield stocks expected to raise payouts the most through 2024

The stock market, shocked by the Federal Reserve’s policy changes to fight inflation, has been gored this year, with growth and technology companies bearing the brunt of the biggest declines. Dividend stocks, in contrast, have actually risen. Below is a screen of the components of the S&P 500 High Yield Index expected to raise their … Read more

Fed Minutes Come Out Today. 4 Key Themes to Watch.

When the Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes from its most recent policy meeting, investors will get a deeper look at deliberations over monetary policy tightening and officials’ views of the economy. During the meeting that ended May 4, the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed’s policy arm, raised its main policy rate by … Read more

Fed Minutes Come Out Today. 4 Key Themes to Watch.

When the Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes from its most recent policy meeting, investors will get a deeper look at deliberations over monetary policy tightening and officials’ views of the economy. During the meeting that ended May 4, the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed’s policy arm, raised its main policy rate by … Read more

Fed Minutes to Come Today. Look for Insights on Rates, Mortgage Bonds, and More.

When the Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes from its most recent policy meeting, investors will get a deeper look at deliberations over monetary policy tightening and officials’ views of the economy. During the meeting that ended May 4, the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed’s policy arm, raised its main policy rate by … Read more