Real estate investment trust stocks stayed level after recording a steady decline Monday morning due to reports of negative investor sentiment. The rest of the HW 30 did not fare much better, with a majority of the stocks landing in the red.
The coming year will see the continued slow-but-steady recovery in housing and housing-related industries, minimal interest rate movements, less than stellar economic growth, and an improving purchase market, analysts claim in a new report.
To taper or not to taper? The latest jobs data suggests a tapering of Fed asset purchases is right around the corner. But, unfortunately, this spells uncertainty for mortgage real estate investment trusts that are heavily influenced by interest-rate fluctuations.
Mexico followed America's lead and adopted a real estate investment trust structure that gives developers access to the public-equity market. While the country has grown its REITs industry with this structure, there's still room for improvement.
Layton has over 35 years of experience in financial services and as a corporate leader. He worked for nearly 30 years at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, starting as a trainee and rising to vice chairman and member of the three-person Office of the Chairman, retiring in 2004..
"The questions become, ‘Do the courts find a distinction between housing policy and lending, as in whether to make a loan and how you price that loan? Does the government get broader discretion than the private sector?’ ” Andreano said. “It’s not fleshed out.” Read More