Trump: We Are in a Big Fat Ugly Bubble
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s respective comments in their first debate are being picked over and fact-checked to exhaustion. Except one.
Farmland: An Increasingly Popular Alternative Investment
A report found that more investors are buying agricultural/farmland assets to diversify and profit from growing global demand for food.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
Harvard’s Endowment Loses Nearly $2B in Latest Fiscal Year
The prestigious university just reported its worst performance for its endowment since 2009, with timber assets underperforming.
Active U.S. Equity Funds Bled Cash in August: Morningstar
Active U.S. equity funds continued to hemorrhage assets in August while their passive counterparts persisted in performing well.
Enforcement: SEC Charges Sex Products CEO With Fraud; FINRA Fines Short Seller
SEC charged Empowered Products with promotional fraud; FINRA censured and fined Timber Hill for not closing fail-to-deliver positions.
Ex-CFO at Schorsch-Related REIT Arrested
The SEC and U.S. Attorney took action against Brian Block while pressing charges against Lisa McAlister, who has pleaded guilty.
10 Least Affordable Cities to Buy a Home
Homebuyers scouting popular metropolitan areas on the West and East coasts could be in for sticker shock.
1031 Real Estate Exchanges: A Quick Primer
This strategy continues to attract interest as a method for deferring taxes on a property transaction, but it can be daunting for the first timer.
Real Estate Gets Starring Role in S&P 500, Spurring ETF Overhaul
The move will shake up stock portfolios, conjuring an industry out of REITs that will infuse at least one lightweight ETF with sudden riches.