Green Shoots & Leaves

What’s On Xiamen - According to the Xiamen Municipal Government, the sales of commercial residential housing in the first half of this year in Xiamen was 1.257 million square meters, a decrease of 44.7% compared to the same period last year.

AP – Government watchdogs told a Senate panel Wednesday that the Obama administration’s effort to help homeowners avoid foreclosure isn’t working and that the Treasury Department has failed to fix the program.

Gallup – Gallup’s 2010 Confidence in Institutions poll finds Congress ranking dead last out of the 16 institutions rated this year.

Zero Hedge – More News To Be Swept Under The Rug: Housing Inventory Jumps From 8.3 Months To 8.9 Months, Highest Since August 2009

Business Insider – Russia Is About To Slam A 60% Tax Hike On A Quarter Of Earth’s Natural Gas Reserves

Canadian Press – Economy slowing sharply, says Bank of Canada

Pragmatic Capitalist – WHAT WILL THE JULY 30TH GDP REPORT SAY?

The Market Oracle – Unusually Uncertain Outlook Shows The Fed is Killing the Economy

Globe & Mail – Inside China’s gated communities for the poor

Real Estate Channel - Why Are Banks Withholding Highend Repossessions Over $300,000 From the Market?

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