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Yield-Curve Inversion Reiterates Stability Of Commercial Real Estate

    I FINANCIAL MARKETS AUGUST 2019 I Research Brief Yield-Curve Inversion Reiterates Stability Of Commercial Real Estate I Brief yield-curve inversion sparks volatility. The short-lived inversion of the 10-year and two-year Treasury yield curve sparked significant financial market volatility as the closely monitored sign of an impending recession delivered a warning alert. Despite efforts […]

Traditional Retailers Gaining Ground as Sector Evolution Continues

  I RETAIL SALES JULY 2019 I Research Brief Traditional Retailers Gaining Ground as Sector Evolution Continues I Consumption rise supported by diverse drivers. Retail spending picked up in June, climbing 3.8 percent on an annual basis for the third time in the past four months. Stable consumption is supported by a strong economic foundation, […]

Interest Rates Trend Lower As Fed Responds to Trade War Uncertainty

  I FINANCIAL MARKETS JULY 2019 I Research Brief Interest Rates Trend Lower As Fed Responds to Trade War Uncertainty I Fed has increasingly accommodative stance as trade battles weigh on economy. At its latest meeting, the Federal Reserve showed a greater willingness to ease policy rates in the near term. Chairman Powell pointed to […]

Robust Job Growth Underscores Confidence in Apartment, Retail Sectors

  I I EMPLOYMENT JULY 2019 I Research Brief Robust Job Growth Underscores Confidence in Apartment, Retail Sectors I Recent hiring trends fall below pre-tax stimulus job growth. Employers created 224,000 jobs in June, bringing the total so far this year to 1.03 million. That is the lowest first-half sum since 2010, although comparable periods […]