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“Videos posted on social media showed security agents and groups of soldiers beating up demonstrators on Sunday. Protesters ripped up portraits of Fidel... Read More >


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Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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Making money from residential property investment

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The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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In-depth interviews with leading figures in the real estate/investment world.

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If you are reading this, congratulations on surviving the latest Independence Day festivities, which our society somewhat arbitrarily celebrates on 4 July.... Read More >

Originally published February 2021. For investors, the recent decline in retail property performance might suggest opportunity for acquiring property at... Read More >

Originally published 12 November 2020. As I write this, we still don’t know who won the presidency. It is, however, time to declare at least one... Read More >

Suppose you lent someone $100 and when they paid you back they only handed you, say, $99 or $80. Would you consider the borrower to have kept his promise... Read More >

Sure, the sector suffered last year, but it’s overcome troubles before and will do so again. Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, were... Read More >

Many parts of the economy have suffered no ill effects from Covid – the US government should restrain its largesses One year after the emergence of... Read More >

The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The Historian

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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Latest Articles

Sales of new single-family homes rose sharply in March, increasing 20.7% to 1.021 million at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from a 846,000 pace in... Read More >

This article was originally published in June 2020. Market volatility is at an historic extreme.  From a technical perspective, post-pandemic US stock... Read More >

Total housing starts rose to a 1.739 million annual rate from a 1.457 million pace in February, a 19.4% increase. The March recovery was expected as... Read More >

Some of you may remember Steven Bradbury, the Australian short-track speed skater, in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The unlikely finalist –... Read More >

The state of New York is an economic disaster area. New York is ranked #50 in the Economic Freedom of North America.New York... Read More >

Imagine a grocery store of the future, located in your average middle-class suburb, somewhere in America. On the way to picking up the children from soccer... Read More >

The late Everett Dirksen, a long-serving Minority Leader of the Republicans in the US Senate, is famously quoted as saying a billion here, a billion there,... Read More >

Despite the pandemic, restrictive government policies, and the worst economic contraction in history, US household net worth rose again in the fourth... Read More >

Who’s right about the best way to reduce child poverty? Reading through the recent intellectual proxy fight between NYT columnist Nicholas Kristof and... Read More >

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