Ritholtz: A Real Estate Recovery That’s Not Quite There
New home sales are trending far below their historic averages, Barry Ritholtz writes. Will the weakness continue?
S&P/Case-Shiller Reports Home Prices Rose Again in June
Potential spoilers of the upward trend: a Fed rate rise and volatility in the stock market.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from Van Eck, Compass EMP and Direxion
Portfolio products launched this week include leveraged long and short ETFs based on homebuilding and regional bank sectors, and an active share measure.
Equity REITs Boost Cash Flow in Q2 but Post Weak Total Returns
NAREIT says REITs’ second-quarter operating performance recovered sharply from recent declines.
Top Portfolio Products: New Socially Responsible Funds From TIAA-CREF
New products and changes introduced over the last week also include plans for global environmental, social and governance scores from Morningstar.
Ultra-Wealthy Buy Luxury Homes for Diversification, Foreign Citizenship
Ultra-wealthy individuals globally are increasingly confident in real estate purchases, Wealth-X and Sotheby’s reported.
4 Signs American Consumer Is Fine, and Poised to Spend More
If the Fed is looking at these four numbers, a September rate hike is more likely--as is continued economic growth in the U.S.
5 Trends Impacting LPL’s Results & IBD Space
The independent broker-dealer sees M&As, fiduciary matters and lower sales of alternative products ahead.
12 Best Housing Markets in the U.S.
Digging deep into real estate data, WalletHub ranks the cities with the healthiest markets.
Two Reasons to Rethink Real Estate Investing
It remains axiomatic that the supply of tradable real estate is fixed, and it has key traits that attract alternative investment managers.