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Borrowing and Selling


When the Wall Street Journal compared the tech bubble with the housing bubble, they offered one comparison that was a stunner. It had that same home-as-piggy-bank notion that appeared in Money magazine. Comparing owning stock with owning a home, the WSJ concludes: “Families are also better able to tap into the value of their homes to finance the purchase of new homes and other items.”

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