Will Interest Rates Soon Be a Thing of the Past?

Could interest rates soon be a thing of the past? It sure looks that way. A bank in Denmark recently announced it will offer the world’s first mortgage loan with...

Is Housing The Spoiler For The US Economy In 2019?

Yesterday’s scheduled release of US gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter is still a mystery, courtesy of lingering effects of the partial government shutdown that ended last...

Real Estate And Tech Continue To Lead US Equity Sectors In...

It’s neck and neck in the US equity sector horse this year between real estate investment trusts (REITs) and technology shares. Both slices of the stock market are leading...

US REITs, Bonds Offered Respite From Last Week’s Equity Losses

Most corners of global markets fell last week—with two conspicuous exceptions: US-listed real estate investment trusts and bonds, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. Otherwise, red ink prevailed. Vanguard...

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...

A Steady 7% From 3 Stocks For Investors Who Don’t Want...

In the universe of higher yield stock investing, often no news is good news. Income stock investors want to own shares that pay steady dividends from companies that can...

Tech And Real Estate Remain The Red-Hot Equity Sector Leaders

If you’re wondering why certain US equity strategies are outperforming this year, there’s a decent chance that overweighting technology and real estate sectors has been the secret sauce for...

US REITs Led Gains For Major Asset Classes Last Week

Securitized real estate shares in the US led a partial rally in global markets last week. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) posted a fractionally higher return over the second-best...

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...

How To Find the Best Sector Mutual Funds 1Q19

Finding the best mutual funds is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from. How can you pick with so many choices available. Don’t Trust...

These REITs Are Expected to Increase Dividends In November

2019 has been volatile, but so far into the year, a positive one for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (VNQ) you see...

[Exclusive] Gasoline Tops $4.00 A Gallon

Gasoline stations in California have been seen selling gas for as high as $4.00 per gallon, which has been the highest price for west coast consumers this year. The...