Case-Shiller Data for April 2009 Hits the Streets: Price Drops Not as Steep

The Case-Shiller numbers on April 2009 home prices came out this morning. Case-Shiller is a measure of how prices have changed for houses that have sold before without having been remodeled since; the goal is to measure only how demand changes, not how houses themselves have gotten bigger or better. Because it was originally developed… Read More

The Naked Truth Returns!

Walking out at 2 a.m. from the paparazzi-lined Chateau Marmont last fall with a few of the world’s nerdiest people*, I was nearly run over by two young women who careened through a parking lot in a brand-new Pontiac to ask us a simple, breathless question: “Do you want to party?” I’d reached the point… Read More