One of my favorites: just something pleasant for the ears.
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
This chart is extraordinary. Want to know the part I find so funny? The last time homes were reasonably priced and sensible was the exact same time Bill Clinton came out all weepy and lip-biting, talking about how everyone should have a chance to afford a home, so he had the government ejaculate hundreds of billions of dollars of “help” to people who should NOT have bought a home in the first place. That’s where the housing bubble came from. Because politicians are morons.
Inflation peaked in June 2022. The one-month increase was 1.2 percent and that followed a 0.9 percent rise in May. Those numbers will roll out of the annual calculation with the June and July number.(more…)
That trendline did a yeoman’s job.