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Happy Thanksgiving! {Market Report} November 25th

Happy Thanksgiving! {Market Report} November 25th
November 25, 2019 abryant

Market Report - American Family Funding


Whoever said, “Out of sight, out of mind” never had a spider disappear in their bedroom.

Potatoes make French fries, chips and vodka. It’s like the other vegetables aren’t even trying.

I hate having a messy house. Not enough to actually clean it, but enough to give it a disgusted stare while I peacefully relax on the couch.

Going in a teen’s room is like going to Ikea. You pop in to take a look and come out with 4 bowls, 6 cups, a set of plates, and some cutlery.

Each year in the USA, 16 people are attacked by sharks and 6000 by goats. We don’t need shark week, we need goat week.


Now The Market Report . . .


Trade talks with China are still moving markets. Investors worry the ‘phase one’ deal is taking too long, but China’s chief negotiator Vice Premier Liu He says he is “cautiously optimistic.”

October Fed meeting minutes show Fed officials felt risks to the economy remained elevated, even as they agreed to hold off on further rate cuts.

Unemployment applications last week unexpectedly remained at 227,000. The Fed minutes showed officials viewed labor market conditions as strong despite a slowdown in job growth.


Housing starts were up in October, with single-family construction rising for a 5th straight month. Home construction permits jumped to more than a 12-year high.

Homebuilders remain confident in the housing market, spurred in part by low mortgage rates. This is the 4th month at least half of surveyed builders reported positive buyer traffic.

October’s existing home sales increased 1.9%, beyond expectations. Tight supply combined with low rates to boost home prices, which grew at the fastest pace in more than 2 years.


“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”
Mark Twain


This week’s potential market moving reports are:


Monday, November25th:           No Reports Scheduled

Tuesday, November 26th:         Case-Shiller HPI, New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence

Wednesday, November 27th:     MBA Mortgage Applications, Pending Home Sales, Jobless Claims

Thursday, November 28th:        Thanksgiving Holiday – All Markets Closed

Friday, November 29th:            No Reports Scheduled

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