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.
10 Most Affordable Big Cities to Buy a Home
The South and the Rust Belt dominated HSH's ranking of the most affordable housing markets.
Still a Lot of Negativity on Housing
Given the state of the economy, housing prices and historically low interest rates, many people should buy a home.
MSCI Change Will Boost REITs’ Visibility
The long-awaited reclassification of real estate as a separate investment sector from finance occurs at an especially fortuitous time for REITs.
High Home Prices Weigh on Buyers Pushed Into Market by Rent Costs
Affordability concerns are especially acute among millennials, many of whom worry about being able to make a down payment, according to real estate broker Redfin.
Does Private Prison Decision Cut the Legs Out From Prison REITs?
The Bureau of Prisons will be scaling back its use of privately run prisons. What will that mean to companies that specialize in this service?