Post-recession homeownership—and why it’s growing slowly

Homeownership rates vs. renting rates Since 2004, homeownership has been on the decline. Efforts to get more Americans to buy a home led to a peak in ownership of more than 69 percent in the second of quarter of '04. Bill Clinton's "National Homeownership Strategy" and George W. Bush's continued support led to the [...]

2017-06-19T15:02:34+00:00February 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Post-recession homeownership—and why it’s growing slowly

Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

The issue is not, as Trump has claimed, outsourcing to China and Mexico—this ship has sailed; the damage is done. The real threat to jobs, especially in the manufacturing industry, is technology and automation.

2021-04-05T20:11:15+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Economy, Finance|Comments Off on Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

Though the Turkish economy suffered what Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek termed a “knee-jerk reaction” in the immediate wake of an unsuccessful and short-lived coup attempt, investors still fear for the stability of the market.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00August 16th, 2016|Blog, Economy|Comments Off on When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

How Investors Are Preparing For Brexit’s Market Impact

Shock at the outcome of the Brexit's narrow vote to leave the European Union has triggered unprecedented political and social repercussions, both internally and on the world stage. While the UK untangles itself from economic and political EU regulations, investors untangle the effects of the Brexit vote on the global market, which fell into disarray [...]

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00July 12th, 2016|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on How Investors Are Preparing For Brexit’s Market Impact