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?
REITs Are Outperforming, but Some Sectors Are Stronger Than Others
Baby boomers and millennials, trendsetters in different ways, are both driving growth in key REIT sectors.
Fidelity Launches Global Real Estate Fund; iSectors Adds Growth ETF
The Fidelity real estate fund launch is timed to coincide with a change in the S&P 500 that makes real estate a stand-alone sector.
Factor Investing: A Post-Modern Portfolio Theory
With apologies to Harry Markowitz, why it's wise to tweak MPT by using factors offering positive return premiums over time.
How to Invest Like a Billionaire (if You Are One)
Remember, billionaires make specific investments for reasons that have nothing to do with saving for a house or college or a secure retirement.
AIG Reaches Deal to Sell Mortgage Insurance Unit
United Guaranty’s sale to Arch Capital Group will create the world’s largest private mortgage insurer while advancing AIG’s goal of returning $25 billion to shareholders.
We Peeled Away the Rhetoric to See What Clinton, Trump Would Do for Home Building
When one looks carefully, some of the candidates' views on what the home building industry needs are surprisingly similar.
REITs Beat Dow, S&P Indexes in July
The U.S. REIT sector has been riding high in a post-Brexit environment.
Top Portfolio Products: New Bond, Macro and Real Estate Funds
The new fund sponsors are American Funds, Franklin Templeton with K2 and CAPFUNDR with Hamilton Real Estate Capital.
IRS Allows Mortgage Interest Deduction for Unmarried Couples
The decision could have far-reaching implications for many single taxpayers who co-own qualifying residences.