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CRE OUTLOOK VANCOUVER: Follow the money to profit in 2022

Mortgage lenders hot for Vancouver, but even the bulls are cautious about certain areas in arguably Canada’s cheapest real estate market It’s easy to understand the raw confidence that surrounds the outlook for Metro Vancouver’s commercial real estate through 2022. When asked by mortgage lenders from 30 major Canadian financial firms where they wanted to […]

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Best Asset Class of 2021: Asset Class Review: Risk Assets Continue to Dominate, Energy, Real Estate Assets Breaking the Rut

NEW DELHI: after a year of disappointment, energy meters have taken off against a backdrop of growing demand and supply compression. Cryptocurrency, on the other hand, continued to perform well for another year. In the base metals pack, most meters gave solid returns increasing up to 45%. Among agricultural products, cotton has been a big […]

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Mortgage rates end the year roughly where they were

After falling last week, mortgage rates have returned to their levels of the past two months. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the average fixed rate over 30 years rose to 3.11% with an average of 0.7 points. (A point is a commission paid to a lender equal to 1% of […]

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High volatility expected in inflation, real interest rates and stock prices – Natixis

Towards high volatility. Natixis analysts explain why there will be high volatility in inflation, real interest rates and stock market indices (low and high frequency). Inflation volatility “During the energy transition, it will be very difficult to simultaneously reduce the production and consumption of fossil fuels. The mismatch, which then occurs regularly, between supply and […]

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For-profit colleges have made a comeback fueled by COVID

For-profit colleges and vocational schools in the United States were in a privileged position when the pandemic arrived. Freed by the Trump administration from the restrictions imposed by the Obama administration, they had easy access to federal student aid and, since many of their programs were already conducted online, they could pose as providers of […]

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How the asset freeze in Afghanistan hurts everyone

Afghan businessman Shoaib Barak struggles to pay his workers and suppliers, unable to access funds from a banking system crippled by the country’s assets frozen abroad.They, in turn, cannot pay their bills – and so the country’s economic woes reverberate and hurt everyone along an unbroken chain of misery.“I am very ashamed,” said Barak, who […]

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30-year loan rate hike

As December draws to a close, check out today’s average mortgage rates to see how they’re performing. As December draws to a close and a new year approaches, it’s worth taking a look at mortgage rate trends so you can decide if it’s a good time to buy a property. Check out today’s average mortgage […]

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Stop the for-profit pandemic | The Daily Star

It has been less than two years since phrases like “flatten the curve”, “contact tracing”, “social distancing” and many others related to the Covid-19 pandemic entered the lexicon and are part of the daily communication. All over the world, people have learned more about epidemiology, virology and immunology than they expected. And yet, despite the […]

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Poverty Impact: How Afghanistan’s Assets Freeze Hurts Everyone

KABUL: Afghan businessman Shoaib Barak is struggling to pay his workers and suppliers, unable to access funds from a banking system crippled by the country’s assets frozen abroad. They, in turn, cannot pay their bills – and so the country’s economic woes reverberate and hurt everyone along an unbroken chain of misery. “I am very […]

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Omicron will likely ensure that low interest rates continue

The first mistake is to assume that interest rate hikes are imminent, says Dustan Woodhouse, chairman of Mortgage Architects. “I don’t think interest rate hikes are ever scheduled, but there is a general feeling that interest rate hikes are scheduled for a future date. The feeling that they are scheduled for a future date is […]