The dream used to be a house you paid for with a steady paycheck. But fewer hours worked at lower-wage jobs is severely altering that, especially for young people.
The fundamental face of shopping malls is beginning to change; rather than just retail with a food court, malls are now becoming entertainment destinations.
One of the biggest upsides to the downturn in housing has been a surge in demand for apartments. That resulted in a strong rise in rents and a big drop in vacancies over the past few years, as investors rushed to build more supply. Now, just as that supply is about to come on line, demand appears to be weakening.
Fundamentally this cheap real estate play looks awfully tempting, but technicals suggest otherwise - if you don't resist, you may be sorry.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
One way to get into commercial real estate is via real estate investment trusts, Green Street Advisors’ Mike Kirby said Tuesday.
Wall Street has bet big over the past few months on a housing recovery that, according to most views, is still likely a good distance in the future.
Lehman Brothers is now co-owner of real estate firm Archstone-Smith, the same entity that played a major role in bringing down the infamous Wall Street bank. The New York Times reports.
The “Mad Money” host recommends this REIT ETF over individual stocks.
“People are moving out of Mom and Dad’s basement finally, but they are renting or buying apartments rather than homes,” says one economist.
With bond interest rates at all-time-low yields to maturity, concerns about a double-dip recession are mounting and baby boomers are beginning to retire, so the need to generate income has become increasingly important and difficult to attain.
The prices and analyst estimates presented here are as of the market close on June 8, 2011. So, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Click ahead to find out!
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.
Something may finally start to move the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation, the core consumer price index: rent prices.
The risk trade: out of banks, hide in REITs. Another weak day for banks, particularly regional banks. It's been an absolutely miserable month: the Regional Bank HOLDRs Trust, a basket of regional banks, is down about 12 percent in August. The good news..?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 28.
Earlier today, the National Association of Home Builders reported a 2 point decline in their Housing Market Index, back to its level from May of last year. Details revealed that traffic fell to its lowest levels in a year. Tomorrow, we get another read on the real estate market with Housing Starts scheduled to come out at 8:30 am and consensus numbers are expecting a drop there as well. Despite these numbers, housing stocks have been gaining.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have mean consensus estimates farthest below their stock prices (as of market close on 3/9/10).
Long-term gains in the stock market should come from a belief that market fundamentals are improving, right?
There could be some investment opportunities from the swine flu outbreak, said Darin Richards, CIO of AKT Wealth Advisors.