“Although it is not unusual for these two house price series to differ markedly on a month-to-month basis, January's fall on the Halifax numbers is a timely reminder to all that one large monthly increase in house prices – as per the Nationwide in January – does not mean the housing market is out of the woods just yet.”
“Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
Today can be a healthy unusual day for you -- and for others -- if you take time to give someone a smile . . . to express a word of kindness . . . to lend a helping hand to someone in need . . . to write a note of gratitude . . . to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems . . . to share a portion of your material possessions with others.”
“Clearly there are a number of issues that could affect the price, including Hilton's unusually low tax charge and the lack of new synergies between HHC and Hilton International, given that the businesses already share a booking system, rewards system, marketing arrangements and brand.”