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Category Archives: Real estate investment trust

$1 Trillion Norway Wealth Fund Sees “Red Flag” In Real Estate Market

Back in September, we pointed out that assets managed by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund had surged to over $1 trillion after they made the controversial decision to increase their exposure to global equity bubbles (see: Norway Wealth Fund Assets Surge To Over $1 Trillion On Massive 70% Allocation To Equities).  The move has worked out […]

Grocermageddon Goes Global

Well that escalated quickly… This morning's Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods Market has collapsed share prices of many grocers (in US and around the world), pharmacies and drug distributors, and even REITs… First things first, 11 of the top 12 biggest losers in the S&P 500 are related to AMZN's move…   It's a bloodbath […]

Snyder Warns Of The Ticking Time Bomb That Could Wipe Out Virtually Every Pension Fund In America

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Are millions of Americans about to see the big, juicy pensions that they were counting on to fund their golden years go up in flames in the biggest financial disaster in U.S. history? When Bloomberg published an editorial entitled “Pension Crisis Too Big for Markets to […]

Oh Sheet, It’s A REIT (The Coming Crisis)

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at On Wednesday, we took a gander at global real estate and today I’ve got a follow up to that dealing with REITs. My long term buddy, fellow hedgie and confidant Kuppy, who can be found lurking here, shares his thoughts on the US real estate sector and in particular REITs: Him: I think people are […]

Here Is All You Need To Know To Become A Successful Trader, From JPMorgan

Forget the “deep dive” analysis, forget the charts, forget the DCFs, the comps, the “expert network”, the “information arbitrage” or insider trading. Forget talking to management, analysts, or employees or even having to pretend to manage money on Yahoo Finance Twitter to impress people you will never meet.  Courtesy of JPMorgan, here is all you […]

“Something Snapped”: US Department Store Sales Crash Most On Record

As we first documented last week in “Mega-Bears Smell Blood As Mall REITs Tumble” and as Bloomberg followed up yesterday, looking at CMBS on the Mall REIT space, many have set their sights on mall REITs as the “next big short.” However, an obvious question that has emerged is whether it is too late to […]

“2017 Will Be A Tipping Point” – Why Some Think This Is The Next “Big Short”

One week ago we reported that "Mega-Bears Smell Blood As Mall REITs Tumble" in which we wrote that "just like 10 years ago, when the "big short" was putting on the RMBX trade, and to a smaller extent, its cousin the CMBX, so now too some are starting to short CMBS through the CMBX. They […]

Despite Late Panic-Bid, Stocks Slump Most In 4 Months Amid Currency Chaos

January was a tough month for some…   The S&P 500 just posted its least volatile January in at least 55 years. Avg high-low intraday range of 0.55%, smallest since at least 1961 (@CallieBost) January was good for gold again – the 4th positive January in a row for Gold (and 8th positive January in […]