housing market Archive

  • Officials at a housing registration office in suburban Shanghai were so preoccupied that they didn't bat an eyelid when we walked around with a small camera to film the queues.

    China’s overheated property market

    Officials at a housing registration office in suburban Shanghai were so preoccupied that they didn't bat an eyelid when we walked around with a small camera to film the queues.

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  • Knightsbridge is the worst performing housing market in central London this year as rising taxes curb valuations in the district that’s home to the Harrods department store. Prices fell 6.1 percent as an increase in the stamp duty charge damped demand and sales volumes fell, according to Rupert des Forges, a partner at broker Knight Frank LLP.

    Knightsbridge Home Prices Drop Most in Central London on Tax

    Knightsbridge is the worst performing housing market in central London this year as rising taxes curb valuations in the district that’s home to the Harrods department store. Prices fell 6.1 percent as an increase in the stamp duty charge damped demand and sales volumes fell, according to Rupert des Forges, a partner at broker Knight Frank LLP.

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  • Why do stocks go up? Sure, more buyers than sellers, but there is more to it than that. The company has to show it is making a profit now and will make a bigger profit later. That means the stockholder may receive a larger dividend or the company has a higher net worth. Simple. However i f the economy is shrinking due to large unemployment who is the company going to sell its products to?

    What Should You Buy Now?

    Why do stocks go up? Sure, more buyers than sellers, but there is more to it than that. The company has to show it is making a profit now and will make a bigger profit later. That means the stockholder may receive a larger dividend or the company has a higher net worth. Simple. However i f the economy is shrinking due to large unemployment who is the company going to sell its products to?

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