It’s Friday! Let’s do our end of the week news round up and open-topic discussion. Here are a few stories I’ve noticed lately:
–Vancouver house market jumps in June
–Americans now saving more than Canadians
–First time buyers can handle rates up to 4%
–Canadians falling behind on credit payments
–Province headline still says Van prices up 16%
–Housing recovery expected to be tepid
–Recession about to hit BC businesses?
–US Jobless rate hits 26 year high
–Manhattan home prices plunge
–California runs out of money
–Air Canada union threatens olympic strike
–Canadian jobless benefits below average
–Wealth in stocks, not real estate, key to consumer spending
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!