Guys, Interesting article looking forward from a US perspective. Nice general read indicating the market is softening over there which is no real suprise. Property has gone a bit bubble and could pose a risk to their economy. Here's the full article: http://www.beloitdailynews.com/articles/2005/11/05/news/110505news03.txt Was reading along, going "yeah, yeah, got it, know that" then got to this nice little snippit at the very end: Now that's gotta put a smile on your dial if your leveraged into the ASX at the moment doesn't it! Cheers, Michael.