THE BASIS POINT

Linkage: Why Housing Hasn’t Bottomed

Today’s links on realtor ads, FHA risks, bank failure fallout, home prices, and paint colors.

-This Condo Ad Is Evidence We Haven’t Seen Housing Bottom (KidDynamite)

-Is Congress Making FHA Bigger As They Struggle For Solvency? (WSJ)

-Latest on WAMU, which was biggest bank failure ever in 2008 (AP)

-Interest Rates, Inflation & The Way The World Works (Krugman)

-Repainting Your House? Try Pantone’s Color of 2011 (Zillow)

-Global House Price Monitor (Prakash Loungaini via Ritholtz)