Another WSJ Nicole Friedman homes are down article today. The lead is buried in the last paragraph. home prices rose 13.9% in the last 12 months. The rest of the article is all “____________ is DOWN! DOWN! DOWN!” Insert various irrelevant statistics like mortgage interest rates, housing starts, units sales—whatever housing related number is less than before is touted, touted, touted as THE story that you should be looking at.