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Foreign Money Heating up Canadian Housing Market

Foreign Money Heating up Canadian Housing Market

Foreign Money Heating up Canadian Housing Market by FactSet Toronto and Vancouver have been making headlines over their rapidly escalating home ownership costs, and as the pace of Canada’s house price inflation continues, concerns and speculation on the overheated domestic […]

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Can We Afford A Housing Boom?

Can We Afford A Housing Boom? by Michael S. Canter, Matthew D. Bass The US housing market is healthy, but some market participants worry it may be starting to heat up too much. We think that’s a mistake—and an opportunity. […]

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Brexit: Was It Just A Nasty Dream?

Brexit: Was It Just A Nasty Dream? by Darren Williams Recent data suggest the British economy is weathering the fallout from the referendum vote better than almost anybody expected. This reduces the likelihood of more monetary policy easing this year, […]

The Short-Term Nature Of Robo Portfolios

The Short-Term Nature Of Robo Portfolios

The Short-Term Nature Of Robo Portfolios by Stephen J. Huxley and John Y. Kim Robo advisors have become what textbooks refer to as “disruptive” advancement: the traditional way of doing business in an industry changes dramatically, often due to the […]

The Danger in Office-Market REITs

The Danger in Office-Market REITs

The Danger in Office-Market REITs A year and a half ago, I wrote an in-depth article showing why the so-called recovery in the commercial office market was only an illusion. Wall Street and the pundits continued to proclaim the strengthening […]

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A Commonsense Corporate Governance Definition

In July 2016, a group of leading executives – including Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway), Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan), Bill McNabb (Vanguard), Larry Fink (BlackRock), and Jeff Immelt (General Electric) – released an open letter titled Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance.   As these […]