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The Ups and Downs of Foreclosure Filings in the US

This chart shows the total number of foreclosures in the U.S. over the past five years. Among other things, it illustrates why looking at weekly foreclosure numbers isn’t helpful — there are ups and downs all the time; you need to look at all the overall picture to see long term trends.

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Click to enlarge, or go play with the interactive version over at Bloomberg.

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