Investment

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The Cure for High Prices

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment Warren Buffet once said price is what you pay, value is what you get. As prices rise in real estate and…

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Technology is Accelerating Big Real Estate Trends

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment Location, location, and location. This cliche is as valid today as it was years ago. But over time, the value of…

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Self Delusion Doesn’t Pay

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment People are not born great investors, business leaders, or even musicians. It’s a process of continuous learning, and honing of natural…

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A Truly Impressive American Recovery

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment The pandemic is giving the United States a big stress test, and I think we’re passing, maybe even with flying colors….

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Case Study: Creating Value In Lease Renewal

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment When a lease termination date approaches, many commercial real estate property owners will sell, rather than risk vacancy or face difficult…

Recent events have offered strong reminders of how fragile economic ecosystems can be. The pandemic has badly hurt a lot of businesses, not to mention the people who have gotten …

The Suez Blockage Is Another Reminder

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment Recent events have offered strong reminders of how fragile economic ecosystems can be. The pandemic has badly hurt a lot of…

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Investors Must Think for Themselves

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment These days, legions of investors hang on the every word of celebrity CEOs and business gurus. But no matter how brilliant…

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When the Music Stopped for GameStop

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment The recent GameStop episode on Wall Street serves as a powerful reminder of the difference between investing and gambling. Gamblers sometimes…

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Combating Bias In Investment Decisions

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment The great Warren Buffet once said that you don’t need a super high IQ to be a great investor. What you…

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Draw the Right Lessons to Win Long Term

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment As a professional investor, people constantly ask for my take on the markets or particular investment moves. I can’t evaluate everybody’s…

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Are You Investing Enough for Retirement?

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment Some people intend to work until they die. Everybody else had better be preparing for retirement. Unfortunately, many American households aren’t…

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Look Past the Doom and Gloom

Investment December 17, 2021/Investment There’s an old saying that economists have predicted nine of the last five recessions. Downturns are inevitable, but when it comes…

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Vaccine Investments Will Have Significant RoI for America

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment There has been a lot of debate recently about how much money should be spent upfront investing in vaccine options to…

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Short Sellers Only Profit From Others’ Pain?

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment   In a time when people are suffering, there’s something uncomfortable about people who win when the markets lose. But even…

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Are You An Investor, Or Gambler?

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment There’s an old saying in poker. Look around the table. If you haven’t figured out who the patsy is within 5…

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What To Do When Interest Rates Are Extremely Low?

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment   Mixed economic indicators and volatile markets lead many to tread lightly in making investment decisions. These conditions also create great…

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The Vision Fund Is Entering The Danger Zone

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment SoftBank’s Vision Fund will very likely end up becoming a cautionary tale. All investors can take valuable lessons from their mistakes….

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Investors Focused on Loss Aversion Fall Behind

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment Financial markets have been volatile recently. That might not change for a while. What is a savvy investor to do? To…

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After Wildfires New Healthy Forests Grow

Investment December 16, 2021/Investment In the midst of the current crisis, we can get ahead of ourselves thinking about the long term. Now is a…

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More to Investing than Making Money?

Investment December 13, 2021/Investment There’s an ongoing debate about the goals of investing. Focus on making money vs. prioritizing environmental and social progress along with…

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Data Driven, or Foolish?

Investment December 13, 2021/Investment Data doesn’t lie. But does it tell the truth? The current fixation on data analytics suggests that data is the only…

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How Do You Measure Good Intentions?

Investment December 13, 2021/Investment   Investors care more than ever about the environmental and social impact of companies they invest in. In the big picture,…

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Follow the Growth

Investment December 13, 2021/Investment   Supply-and-Demand is a key factor in real estate investing. When we look at Supply, we ask ourselves: How much developed…

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How Well Do You Incorporate Probabilities?

Investment December 13, 2021/Investment   Most people are really bad at thinking clearly and rationally about (uncertain) future events. No surprise – our brains evolved…

Beware Unintended Consequences

Investment December 8, 2021/Investment People often forget that the world is complex, and outcomes are hard to predict. Simple explanations for cause-and-effect can be tools…