Real estate

Trump Treasury Dept Renews Modest Real Estate Anti-Money Laundering Regs

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 27/08/2017 - 11:55pm in

Trump’s Treasury Dept renews and modestly extends real estate money laundering reg-- which fails to address the scope of dirty money issues.

Why CalPERS’ Scheme for an “Independent” Private Equity Entity Is the Wrong Solution to the Problem of Weak Skills

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/07/2017 - 6:54pm in

Further discussion of why CalPERS' latest Big Idea for private equity needs a Big Rethink.

One-Month Anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire: Status Update

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 15/07/2017 - 2:30am in

The current state of play at Grenfell Tower, with a question yet to be answered.

BIS Warns on Household Debt

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 26/06/2017 - 3:55pm in

Credit booms tend to go hand in hand with a misallocation of resources – most notably towards the construction sector – and a slowdown in productivity growth, with long-lasting adverse effects on the real economy.

New York City Mortgage Delinquencies “Elevated”: What’s the Likely Real Cause?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 20/06/2017 - 11:55pm in

Why high levels of mortgage delinquencies in the New York City area are a symptom of still-unresolved mortgage abuses.

Photographs from Grenfell Tower

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 20/06/2017 - 6:55pm in

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. I said I had some things to do before I left London; one of them was to go see if I could take some photographs of Grenfell Tower. We don’t normally do photo essays at Naked Capitalism, but since I was on the spot, I thought it made sense. The […]

Wolf Richter: Dear Fed, It’s Not “Really Hard to Spot Bubbles”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 31/05/2017 - 11:55pm in

Here are some visual aids to help the Fed spot the housing bubble.

Canadian Bank Run Contagion Begins?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 02/05/2017 - 6:00pm in

A Canadian subprime mortgage lender is on the ropes. Is the end of the real estate bubble nigh? If so, how much damage will banks take?

5 Times Charter School Founders Used Shady Real Estate Deals to Shamelessly Enrich Themselves

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 30/04/2017 - 8:25pm in

A trio of academics compare charter school tactics to Wall Street's raiders.

Wolf Richter: Private Equity in the Thick of Bricks and Mortar Retail Implosion

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/04/2017 - 3:50pm in

The distress at traditional retailers has been made much worse by private equity asset stripping rendering them fragile.

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