Home prices ‘bottoming now,’ BofA Merrill Lynch analysts say

BofA-Merrill Lynch sees slower earnings growth, but expects the S&P 500 to peak above 3,000 next year. "In our view, the current weakness in the markets is not a reflection of poor fundamentals.

The first chart shows the lowest global interest rates going all the way back to 3,000 B.C. Michael Hartnett, chief investment strategist, and his team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, say that. Attorney Aaron Resnick agrees that the underlying economic data in South Florida supports a conclusion that home prices are close to bottoming.

Things look better on the home front now compared to late last year, notes Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which revised its home price forecast Thursday to say "prices are bottoming now." In November, BofA Merrill Lynch analysts forecast home prices would fall another 8% from the second quarter of 2011 through the first quarter of 2013.

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Home Prices Off More than 20 Percent Nationally: Report The Existing-Home Sales data measures sales and prices of existing single-family homes for the nation overall, and gives breakdowns for the West, Midwest, South, and Northeast regions of the country. These figures include condos and co-ops, in addition to single-family homes.

 · Jessica Reif Cohen, media analyst at Banc of America Securities-Merrill Lynch Research, ranks first in her industry and sixth among 2,700 analysts.

JPMorgan Chase & Co misses expectations on 3Q revenue, income JPMorgan Chase is first up for the sector as well as the Dow components, and could set the tone. Some 58% of companies reporting are expected to meet or outpace revenue. handily beat expectations.

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That makes perfect sense to Bank of America Merrill lynch technical analysts Stephen Suttmeier and Jue Xiong, who see the rate backdrop setting stocks up for a "1950s-style equity secular bull.