Category Archives: Hedging home price risk

American Dream of Home Ownership on the Rocks

The American Dream Goes Bust, KB Home Wrecked, Other Homebuilders Follow | Wolf Street http://wolfstreet.com/2015/01/14/the-american-dream-pops-kb-home-wrecked-other-homebuilders-follow/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff

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Update: CBOE RPX contracts are trading

Last Thursday, the housing futures product developed by Radar Logic began trading. We’ve now seen enough bid/ask to get some pictures of where the market may be heading. This is an update to an earlier post, http://geofftalk.com/?p=519 which discusses the development … Continue reading

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Watershed Moment: The re-birth of hedging housing values

CBOE and Radar Logic will introduce a new housing futures contract this year. By: John R. McClelland, GeoffTalk.com Commentator During the elevated period of the housing bubble, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange debuted their housing futures contract. This contract would allow … Continue reading

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