Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Winners of the ‘Chase Twitter Fail’ Haiku Contest

Last week, I ran a quick post in this space (“Chase’s Twitter Gambit Devolves into All-Time PR Fiasco“) on the epic Twitter fail that was JP Morgan Chase’s planned #AskJPM online Q&A. For those who missed it, this was that outstanding… … Continue reading

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Man Dead in Dania Beach Home Fire

A man was killed in a house fire in Dania Beach on Wednesday. Friends identified the man as Tad Vaughn, and authorities said they believe he killed himself. “I was standing in front of his house before the fire department… … Continue reading

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Insight: A new wave of U.S. mortgage trouble threatens

(Reuters) – U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble, a trend that could deal another blow to the country’s biggest banks. The loans are a problem now because… … Continue reading

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Bob Shiller on House Appreciation “It’s Different Now, We Can’t Trust Momentum”

“I just don’t see evidence that people believe we are launching into a great new era” of home price appreciation,”that’s what we had in the early 2000s.” Simply put, he chides Faber and Cramer, “people are not so excited about… … Continue reading

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