Gold is on the rise this year as investors seek shelter from the volatility in the stock and oil markets. While 90-day annualized volatility of oil, around 50%, is the highest since April last year, and is near its 2001 peak, it’s not near the high levels of 2008 or 1991. Also, the open interest that […]
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Join Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and S&P Dow Jones Indices for a half-day symposium in Washington, DC featuring our keynote speaker Professor Robert Shiller. Through discussion with Professor Shiller and other authorities on housing, the symposium will explore capital market participants’ views on attracting private capital to finance the housing market, as well as […]
S&P Dow Jones Indices hosted a discussion on the U.S. housing market with Professors Robert Shiller and Karl Case and Dr. David Blitzer. Read Steve Schaefer’s piece on this morning’s roundtable.
We’re approaching the part of the month with a lot of housing data — National Association of Home Builders confidence index on March 18th, housing permits and starts on March 19th, existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors on March 21st and S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices on March 26th. As we move towards […]
Last week’s S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report showed strong positive gains in home prices, but those positive gains are threatened by rebounding foreclosure activity in about one-third of the 20 markets tracked in the report. First the good news. Nineteen of the 20 metro areas tracked in the home price report registered positive year-over-year increases […]
David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, provides a headline summary of the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report noting that home prices are up substantially across the cities.
David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, discusses the current state of the housing market after the latest data results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were released. David notes that as housing prices continue to rise, the housing market is moving in the right direction.
Data through September 2012, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that home prices continued to rise in the third quarter of 2012. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices – November 2012
David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, discusses Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the housing market in this MarketWatch audio clip.
Professor Robert Shiller, co-founder of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, discusses the social epidemics that drive the economy and the role of expectations during the home buying process in a recent article for the New York Times. Click here to access the full article.