Have you ever wondered why the inventory of existing home sales have crashed since the housing bubble of the early/mid 2000s?
If I overlay the median price of existing home sales with low inventory and low money velocity, we get surging prices.
Poor Kristy Swanson.
Well, the Consumer Price Index less food and energy remain near the same level, 1.7133% YoY and is leading the Core PCE growth of 1.5934% YoY.
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY checked it at 4.1% YoY.
US CPI Urban Consumers Owners Equivalent Rent of Residences YoY fell to 2.5% YoY despite massive Fed intervention.
The Rudebusch variation of the Taylor Rule suggests that the Fed Funds Target rate should be at -0.51%.
On a side note, the US Dollar rose and gold got clubbed downwards.