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Are The EU PIIGS About To Start Squealing?

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Summary: As the migrant crisis in Europe worsens serious steps to address it are being considered. One proposal is for passports to be required in order to cross from one EU country to another. Would such a drastic move spell the beginning of the end for the Eurozone as a viable entity? And if so […]

Greece Sovereign Debt Redux!

Back during the depths of the global financial crisis there was a focus by investors and politicians on the financial viability of the EU PIIGS! The PIIGS are a group of countries around Europe that for better or worse Greece is a prominent member! The concern at that time was that these countries that also […]

Commercial Real Estate and the Cap Rate Conundrum!

Cap Rates: What they are and where they are heading! For commercial real estate the term capitalization rate, better known as the cap rate, is one of the key measures that can define the attractiveness of an income producing property! The cap rate is simply calculated by taking the net operating income of a building, […]