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Some Americans believe that real estate is the best long-term investment. If you’re among them, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, might be the easiest way to tap the market.  About 36% of surveyed Americans ranked real estate as the top long-term investment, more than cited stocks or mutual funds (22%), gold (18%), and savings
Municipals were firmer Wednesday amid another heavy new-issue calendar, led by several large deals that saw yields lowered upon repricing. U.S. Treasuries yields fell further and equities ended up. Issuance remains robust Wednesday with an estimated $5.9 billion, said J.P. Morgan strategists, led by Peter DeGroot. The negotiated calendar was led by $830 million from
Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, speaks at the Milken Conference 2024 Global Conference Sessions at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on May 7, 2024. David Swanson | Reuters Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman and CEO, defended his decision to cap how much money investors could pull from his
Consumers confronted with high housing prices sometimes point to private equity when buying homes as a contributing factor. But experts say that while the housing market has multiple issues, it’s hard to determine if real estate investor activity is truly deterring people from becoming homeowners across the U.S. Real estate investors purchased about 44,000 U.S.
A Connecticut firm’s recent bankruptcy highlights the challenge of investing in the senior living sector, known throughout the muni market as one of the riskier areas, particularly in a post-COVID world. However, some market participants are still bullish, fueled by spread pickup, macro dynamics and demand-driven expansion.  The senior living sector has always been challenged,