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Negative equity, millennials, employment still chilling housing market

Mortgage market still looking for breakout momentum
Trey Garrison
Is there a housing bubble forming? Where are home prices heading? What about starts? What are the growth prospects for non-agency? Housing experts at ABS Vegas offered their answers, and now you can read them.
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Gallup: Payroll to population ticks up slightly in January

Workforce participation remains at historic lows
Trey Garrison
The small uptick this past month may be another positive sign that a strengthening economy is bringing discouraged workers back into the workforce, but workforce participation does remain below the 2010-2014 average. Here are the details.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Homeowners and economy well positioned for 2015

New year's resolution to buy a home? Get tips here
Brena Swanson

The U.S. economy is well positioned as we head into the new year, and the benefits of the economic recovery are finally spreading to ordinary Americans.


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Jobless claims increase by 17,000 filings

4-week average down from last month
Brena Swanson
In the latest jobs report, jobless claims increased by 17,000 filings from the previous week’s revised level.
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Jobless claims tick up by 3,000 filings

Still remains at historic lows
Brena Swanson
Although initial jobless claims ticked up by 3,000 filings to 287,000 for the week ended Oct. 25, levels still remain at historic lows.
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5 awesome facts impacting California's housing future

It's not all good news
Brena Swanson
California and the nation's future are looking bright, according to a new report, with next year projected to be the best year yet for the economy since the start of the recovery. However, there are some key factors playing into California's future that could alter its course.
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FiveThirtyEight: More employers putting out help wanted signs

Job openings up 19% since May 2013
Trey Garrison
More employers are putting out the help wanted sign than before, and that’s the good news. The question is – are these good, full-time jobs or part-time McJobs? Time will tell, but meanwhile, FiveThirtyEight takes a look at the employment situation from the employer’s perspective.
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ADP June employment increase beats expectations

Employment hits 281,000
Brena Swanson
"The job market is steadily improving. Job gains are broad based across all industries and company sizes. Judging from the job market, the economic recovery remains fully intact and is gaining momentum,” Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, said.
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Jobs data gives cold shoulder to cold weather excuse

Some nuggets of good housing news buried deep
Trey Garrison
Winter weather wasn't nearly the problem most expected, as residential construction jobs grew faster than any other sector.
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5 charts you must see right now

These will set your optimism meter back to zero
Trey Garrison
The state of the union address largely stayed away from specific economic and housing data, with the emphasis on all things political and nothing factual. But if data is what you're looking for, these charts are each worth 1,000 of words.
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