North Dakota: Getting Hot(ter)

“Go Northwest, Young Man” I’ve written recently how, 500 miles to the southeast, the Twin Cities labor market and economy generally are starting to feel ripples from North Dakota’s booming oil fields.  See, $16 an Hour at McDonald’s; “Hanging Sheet Rock for $90k a Year.” When the conference organizers get in on the act (see above)...
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The Housing Equivalent of “A Stock Picker’s Market”

Robbinsdale Retrofit:  Finding Opportunities in Today’s Housing Market In the stock market, there are periods when the proverbial “high tide raises all ships”:  it doesn’t matter which stock(s) you own, so long as you’re in the market. When the vast majority of stocks are instead treading water, it’s known as “a stock picker’s market.” Success takes...
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