All eyes on the Fed. The last jobs report shows less than expected growth – stocks went up! The pundits tell us the reason for this up-swing is that a slow-down in the economy will force the Fed to succumb to the clamor to reduce interest rates. 149 more words
A focus on middle-market investment banking has led St. Louis-based Stifel Financial Corp. to one of Canada’s dwindling number of independent firms.
Stifel announced Monday that it had agreed to buy the bulk of Toronto-based GMP Capital Inc.’s capital-markets business. 717 more words
Socialism, Part Five: What It May Look Like, or Visions of a Better Kind of Society Without Employers
The following is a continuation of previous posts on the possible nature of socialism that excludes the power of employers as a class.
In the following, Tony Smith elaborates on the right of use by workers of the places, machinery and so forth where they work, but with the local community being the owner of local resources (and regional and national communities being the owners of regional and national enterprises of regional or national scope). 337 more words
* You can now order house plants straight to your door through Amazon
* House plants have been shown to have mental and physical health benefits… 601 more words
The Fed’s shift to a neutral position on rates could keep CRE transaction activity on par with 2018 levels.
The current Goldilocks economy—not too hot and not too cold—is helping to keep the bears from emerging in the commercial real estate sector. 974 more words