Archives for: December 2005, 29

Another small nail in real estate

see "U.S. Nov. Existing Home Sales Fall to 6.97 Mln Rate (Update1)" (Bloomberg, 12/29) http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000006&sid=a6TO9luqb1nM The continuing drip-drip-drip of slightly negative news about real estate suggests the end o… more »

Getting (a bit) away from "soak the rich"?

CNBC reported yesterday that the Congress is looking at changes to the tax code which include two interesting items: Removing the limits on itemized deductions Eliminating the phase-out of the personal exemption for high-income earners Both of the… more »