Thursday, April 1, 2010

David Rosenberg - More downside to U.S. Home prices ?

The recovery in the U.S. housing market is taking longer than expected.
The crash in home prices has really eroded the networth of homeowners and rattled the U.S.consumer.

David Rosenberg recently highlighted the differences between Investor expectations and Consumer expectations (Wall St. vs Main St.).
In the chart below he raises a valid point of 'mean reversion' as the the shadow inventory of foreclosed homes and continuing foreclosures, continues to stress out the US Residential property market.

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