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Chart Of The Day: Home Price/Gold Ratio

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or some perspective on the single-family home market, today’s chart presents the median single-family home price divided by the price of one ounce of gold.

This results in the home gold ratio or the cost of the median single-family home in ounces of gold.

For example, it currently takes a relatively low 168 ounces of gold to buy the median single-family home. This is dramatically less than the 601 ounces it took back in 2001.

Some Quick Thoughts On The Market

Despite worries about the price decline in small cap stocks earlier this year and a poor 1st quarter GDP report, the equity markets are still continuing to rise in an orderly fashion. S&P 500 - Still Trending The S&P 500 index's upward trend from its February low still remains in place. At this point, the price action is reflecting ...

Interesting AM reads

Bulls running wild — so when's the correction? - InvestmentNews Dreamliner Fleets Grounded in Japan in Further Boeing Setback - Bloomberg From cliff to ceiling - The Economist Bull Market Durations - The Big Picture Apple: Boom to Bust - Market Anthropology Hmmm... of the day: