Martin Sumichrast | Fed Intervention -It’s not if, but when

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Eighteen months ago some economists were suggesting the Feds intervention would go into 2015 and beyond. This was wishful thinking. The end to the Feds intervention is near and my guess is that’s is closer than most think. I would … Continue reading

Martin Sumichrast |Milken Institute Global Conference, 2013

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Optimism and Electricity Despite the historic gridlock and continued failures in Washington DC, (aka. the Obama Administration and Congress), the overall sentiment at the 2013 MilkenConference held in Los Angeles last week was very upbeat. This tells me two things: … Continue reading

Martin Sumichrast |My Top 7 Predictions for 2013

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Last year I predicted: 1. Housing would recover in 2012. I was right and housing starts jumped by 21% from 708,000 in November 2011 to 861,000 in November 2012. 2. I predicted interest rates on the 30-year would increase 20% … Continue reading