Prince William County Real Estate January Marketplace Update

Article by Greg Lydell

Industry Update January 21, 2011

Write-up by Jeffrey Webster It was a tale of two markets this week: Hunting at the Dow Jones Industrials anything was fine. Other than a minor jog down on Thursday when the Dow dropped to a small underneath 11745, it was smooth sailing all the way. The Nasdaq on the other hand fell fairly noticeably, […]

Market Update January 27, 2011

Article by Jeffrey Webster Despite the excessively bullish sentiment and falling seasonality support, the industry has defied skeptics and kept going upward. Of program it is not our occupation to make predictions, per se, but instead to look at what the marketplace information is telling us and respond accordingly. As I have noted before, just […]

Anchorage Ky Properties For Sale Market place Update – January 2011

Last week, I received a call from an Anchorage Ky home owner, who had just seen his tax bill go up. Apparently, the city felt that the Anchorage Ky real estate market has been riding high over the last few years, and that his home was now worth quite a bit more than it was […]

Japan hit eyed in Sony Ericsson earnings report (Reuters)

Reuters – Cellphone venture Sony Ericsson is expected to shed light on the magnitude of the hit from Japan’s earthquake on the cellphone industry when it unveils its January-March earnings on Tuesday.

Shares of oil companies had strong first quarter (AP)

AP – Stock prices of most major oil companies posted significant gains in the first quarter of 2011, as the price of oil rose almost 17 percent from January through March. Here’s how their shares performed in that period.

Egypt stocks falls nearly 10% upon reopening (AFP)

AFP – Egypt’s stock exchange on Wednesday plummetted nearly 10% after reopening for the first time since January 27 at the start of an uprising that brought down long-time president Hosni Mubarak.

Stock markets across Asia fall sharply (AP)

AP – Asian shares fell sharply Tuesday, battered by ongoing unrest in the Middle East, an earthquake in New Zealand and a downgrade of Japan’s credit rating outlook.

Stocks open lower on weak retail sales

U.S. stocks opened lower Tuesday, as investors digested a weaker-than-expected report on January retail sales

Stock futures flat as retail sales data eyed (Reuters)

Reuters – U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors remained wary of indexes at loft levels, although retail sales later in the morning could drive markets.