This dividend-paying ETF is beating the stock market this year — and its manager expects the ‘euphoria’ recently seen in stocks won’t last

Hi! In this week’s ETF Wrap, you’ll get a look at how Austin Graff, a former PIMCO portfolio manager, is beating the stock market with the TrueShares Low Volatility Equity Income ETF. Please send feedback and tips to [email protected] You can also follow me on Twitter at @cidzelis and find me on LinkedIn. A small … Read more

China’s real estate crisis will cause a more severe downturn in iron ore prices: Goldman Sachs

A severe surplus in the iron-ore market caused by the renewed pressure in China’s property market will sink prices of the commodity over the second half of the year, Goldman Sachs analysts warned this week. The iron ore market is on track to see 67 million tons of excess supply over the remainder of 2022, … Read more

China’s real estate crisis will cause a more severe downturn in iron ore prices: Goldman Sachs

A severe surplus in the iron-ore market caused by the renewed pressure in China’s property market will sink prices of the commodity over the second half of the year, Goldman Sachs analysts warned this week. The iron ore market is on track to see 67 million tons of excess supply over the remainder of 2022, … Read more

Do not leave any paper trail: how a group of sovereign citizens used a phony credit repair business to amass a real estate empire

Bad credit? No problem. A group of alleged scam artists have been charged with running a fraudulent credit repair business and then using their clients’ identities to get mortgages on millions of dollars worth of real estate in order to pocket the rental fees. When the crew — which included a mortgage broker, a real … Read more

Opinion: REIT investors need better tools to judge climate change’s impact on real estate portfolios

A sense of urgency around climate change is driving demands for responsible and sustainable investment opportunities in commercial real estate. Shareholders of public companies are calling for more information about the risks that climate change could pose to their investments. As Gary Gensler, chairman of the SEC, said, “Investors are looking for consistent, comparable and … Read more

Opinion: ‘Quality’ companies are getting stronger yet their shares are down in this selloff. This is how to find the bargains.

If you’re a long-term investor, this year’s selloff is good news because it offers a great chance to pick up quality companies at a discount. But wait a second. If a company is “high quality,” why would its stock be getting hit? “Portfolio managers have been selling what they can as opposed to what they … Read more

These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

During times of uncertainty, it can help to look at what happened during other down cycles for stocks. True, we don’t know when the stock market will hit bottom during this cycle, or if it already has. But you might want to tilt towards a sector that has fared well during previous downturns. You might … Read more

Real Estate Investors 1H Rent, Occupancy Was Strong; Mulls Shareholder Returns

By Joe Hoppe Real Estate Investors PLC said Wednesday that its first half rent collection and occupancy was strong, and it was mulling a return of capital to shareholders. The Midlands, UK-focused real-estate investment trust said its rent collection for the six months ended June 30 stood at 95.16%, up from 92.22% at the same … Read more

Real Estate Investors 1H Rent, Occupancy Was Strong; Mulls Shareholder Returns

By Joe Hoppe Real Estate Investors PLC said Wednesday that its first half rent collection and occupancy was strong, and it was mulling a return of capital to shareholders. The Midlands, UK-focused real-estate investment trust said its rent collection for the six months ended June 30 stood at 95.16%, up from 92.22% at the same … Read more