Macro Briefing: 1 August 2018

Facebook finds ongoing effort to meddle in 2018 US elections: Reuters Turkey is ready to retaliate over threat of US sanctions: The Hill Fed is considering a pause to interest rate...

Housing Market Crash 2.0: The Jury Is In For 2018-2019

As happened with the first housing market crash that began in 2007 but didn’t become widely recognized until mid-2008, the present housing crisis began exploding one story at a...

US REITs Surged Last Week While Foreign Real Estate Tumbled

Securitized real estate shares dominated last week’s performance rankings at the extremes for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. US real estate investment trusts...

US REITs Continue To Lead Weekly Returns For Major Asset Classes

For a second week in a row, real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US posted the strongest return for the major asset classes. The latest gain for REITs...

Most Asset Classes Posted Gains Last Week

Gains in nearly every corner of global markets generated a broad tailwind for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. With the exception...

Weak Housing Construction Suggests Softer Us Growth Ahead

New residential housing construction was surprisingly weak in December, presenting more evidence for assuming that the US economic growth will continue to slow. Housing permits perked up, providing a...

US REITs Led Markets Higher Last Week

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US topped a generally rising tide in last week’s market action for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded...

Home Construction suggesting stock market peak is near?

Interest rates are steadily creeping higher. And housing, as measured by the several housing related ETFs and Indexes is facing a slowdown. And not very many people are talking about...

Want to Profit From The Housing Shortage? There’s a New ETF...

- Is a broader 'proxy' for investing in the housing market - or a narrower one - better? - The rent is too damn high and there aren't any houses...

Time to clear away the brush in my long-term 50 Stocks...

In the first week of January I’m going to rebalance, per the strategy I pursue with this portfolio, my long-term 50 Stocks Portfolio. That means I’ll be taking profits...

[Exclusive] Get Rid of This REIT Before November

While most of the stock market has suffered in October, the shares of real estate investment trust (REIT) Ventas (VTR) are set to finish with a gain of over...

Animation: The Biggest Economies in 2030

Ever since the first towering spires broke through the clouds in New York and Chicago, skyscrapers have remained a potent symbol of economic might. The tallest buildings require vast amounts...