Searching for the Silver Lining

Okay, let’s all take a deep breath. If you’re like me, you feel like you’ve been white-knuckling your way through the market’s wild, unpredictable ride this week and you could use a bit of good news. So, I made it my personal mission to find some today, and I actually managed to dig up a few things. It might not be much, but I’ll take it. 

  • Remember when oil was trading at $35 to $40 a barrel? We could see that again in the next year or so, along with gas at about $2 per gallon. [CNN Money]
  • The number of jobless claims fell by 20,000 last week. [WashingtonPost.com]
  • 30-year mortgage rates fell below 6% this week. [WashingtonPost.com

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