Has The World Reached Its Credit Limit?

In a new report, Citi Research analyst Matt King looked at exploding global credit levels, why weakness on emerging markets is having such a large impact on equity markets and exactly where the world stands at this point. According to King, the deleveraging process could potentially be a painful one for global economies.


Pending Home Sales Miss Big; How Markets Reacted

According to the latest numbers from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homebuyers’ willingness to pay increasingly hefty prices may be waning. The NAR reported Monday that pending home sales fell 1.4 percent month-over-month (M/M) in August, a sign that the housing market may be beginning to cool off.