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Housing Bubble

Downtown San Diego Housing

I stumbled across a site that has provided a wealth of real information about the state of the housing market in downtown San Diego. I knew the housing situation was bad, but I had no idea how bad until I spent some time on this site.  More than any other resource I’ve found this site […]

The Law of Rents

In a previous post titled Hardwork, Intelligence and Profits I spoke about being a homeowner during the rapid decrease of home values in 2008. When the market was near it’s top I reasoned that the best reason to sell was the “Law of Rents”. I created this Law, so allow me to explain.  The Law […]

The upside of expensive Gas

Gas is at $4.50/gallon. Hummers sit on lots while the Prius has a six month waiting list. Solar, Wind, Nuclear and Natural Gas have become hot topics. India will soon produce a $3,000 car. With 1.2 billion people the availability of a $3,000 car will intensify worldwide gas consumption and demand for oil. Add in […]

Wake up and smell the Starbucks

Wake up and smell the….Starbucks. Sounds odd huh? Well, it may not sound odd in a few years. Product placement is a small example of the marketization of our culture. In the book Is the American Dream Killing You? How the Markets Rule our Lives Paul Stiles explores how Capitalism and unabated Free Markets have […]

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