In this video clip, David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, addresses questions from the S&P Dow Jones Indices webinar pertaining to REITs and the entire housing sector of the U.S. economy. Questions include: How do housing prices today compare with another period of low inflation / low growth? How will […]
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The housing recovery continues across all 20 cities covered by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The 20-city composite, up 8.1% in the 12 months ended Janaury 2013 with the best year-over-year gain since June 2006 when home prices peaked. Despite these impressive numbers, to 20-city composite is still almost 30% below its peak and home prices. […]
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 […]
S&P Dow Jones Indices Webinar on March 21 – The Importance of REITs: U.S., Canadian and International.”
Join our webinar on March 21st where I will discuss the following topics relating to REITs: • What are REITs? • Evolution of REIT markets in the U.S., Canada & Globally • Investment Characteristics of REITs • Benefits of considering Global Real Estate investments • Growth of REITs and recent performance trends Click here to […]
Canary in the coal mine? With data from the S&P/Experian Consumer Default Indices showing first mortgage default rates have been ticking upward since September 2012, is this a sign that municipalities may see the weak economic cycle extended? Read the complete S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices Press Release.
Last week, we interviewed David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, on various topics relating to the current state of the U.S. housing market. In this video, David discusses how housing might add to economic growth in 2013 and what could potentially stall a recovery, factors contributing to explosive growth in certain […]
S&P Dow Jones Indices released today the latest results for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices. Data is through October 2012. To access click: S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default 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.
David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, discusses Black Monday with CNBC. Watch the video clip
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley covers the Latest Trends in Consumer Credit Defaults Based on the Latest Results of the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices