TITLE

The Real Bubble

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/19/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the bursting of the alleged housing bubble in the U.S. He believes that housing prices increased due to the decline of interest rates. He contends that hedge funds speculate the role of inflation in oil price hike. He stresses that the country has more than enough supply of reserve to cover any temporary disruption in supply from another country.
ACCESSION #
20957236

 

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