Samuelson, Robert J.
February 2002
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);2/25/2002 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 139 Issue 8, p29
Reflects on the booming housing prices in the United States. View that increased housing prices are the last bull market; Impact on national morale, suffering from growing unemployment and a falling stock market; Reasons why housing defied the business cycle, mainly in relation to interest rates; Mention of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the nation's largest mortgage lenders, and their efforts to expand homeownership; Skepticism by economist Ian Morris; Outlook.


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