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Rotten Referendums

Published Wednesday, October 23, 2019

While referendums seem like a great way to raise political engagement, they are risky (hello Great Britain) because they treat every issue in isolation, ignoring the inevitable and painful political and budgetary trade-offs inherent in lawmaking.

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What Businesses Can Learn From WeWork’s Value Decline

Published Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Is it just me, or has the reduction in WeWork’s ostensible value from $47B to $8B caused a frisson of schadenfreude in the business world? Could it be a sign that moving fast and breaking things, attacking and cannibalizing the competition, might NOT always be the best methodology? 

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International Influence

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019

It may have been the dotcom bust of 2001 or the housing bust of 2008, but it’s always been the US that’s dragged other nations into recessions. Next time things may reverse.

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Five Critical Skills For Real Estate Professionals

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The real estate industry is a competitive and demanding segment. Investors not only need to have their fingers on the pulse of the market but must also be able to adapt at the drop of a dime.

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Bionic Biles

Published Monday, October 21, 2019

The Friday File: Last Sunday, Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast ever after earning her 25th career medal, including 19 golds, topping the prior record of 24 set by Ukrainian Vitaly Scherbo in 1996.

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4 Strong-Buy High-Yield REITs

Published Monday, October 21, 2019

As a REIT analyst, it’s part of my job to screen for the highest-quality REITs and the widest margin of safety. That’s no easy task, because these days most of the highest quality names are trading at expensive valuation levels.

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More Money

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019

When raising the minimum wage two things are relevant. First, what percentage of impacted firms are exporters?

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Five Home Improvement Trends To Watch In 2020

Published Thursday, October 17, 2019

Do you track the home improvement industry? If you do, but didn’t make it to the Home Improvement Research Institute’s HIRI Summit last month, you can still benefit from the top takeaways shared by thought leaders presenting there.

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