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[–] Goathole 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

incentivize lenders to make certain higher-risk single-family mortgage loans.

This is the same problem that we always have, stupid people. We breed stupid people. In fact we subsidize breeding stupid people who in turn breed more stupid people with the child tax deduction and credit.

Let's let the stupid people die off and quit breeding more, the US will be better for it.

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[–] zbou 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Heard today at the top of the hour on NPR: "housing sales increases month over month, indicator that the housing market is strong"

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[–] whitedogofpyr 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I found this site while checking out the article to get a better sense of what they were talking about. Naked numbers without context just don't do it for me.

https://fred.stlouisfed.org/categories/32440

These graphs don't look so good.