Real Estate Development

Tech Talk for Wednesday September 11th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday September 11th U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 4 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures were virtually unchanged following released of the August Producer Price Index at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus was an increase of 0.1 ...

Semis Extend Bounce off Key Retracement - XLI and XLF Surge off Support - Ranking and Grouping Key ETFs

Today we will rank and group the key ETFs that I follow. Instead of showing all five groups, like in last week's commentary, I will focus the middle three groups, which I think are the most interesting and still have potential. I am not even going to cover the laggards or ETFs in clear down trends, ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday June 19th 2019

  StockTwits released yesterday @EquityClock US #Housing Starts up 0.7% (NSA) in May, weaker than the 4.5% average increase for this time of year. $MACRO #Economy Home Builders ETF $XHB moved above $41.58 extending an intermediate uptrend. Gold Miners ETF $GDX moved above $23.70 extending an int ...

Scheer Would Scrap Stress Test on Switches, Consider 30-Year Amortizations

A Conservative win in the October federal election would mean an end to stress testing mortgage switches, as well as additional measures aimed at improving housing affordability. Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer made that promise on Friday while speaking to the Canadian Home Builders’ Assoc ...

A Revolutionary New Way to Invest in Real Estate

Index funds have made real-estate investment trusts (REITs) accessible to investors for years. Now there’s something new in physical real estate. • As the population ages, more and more people will be looking for housing developments that offer a little extra in the way of support. One projec ...

Financial guidance advised

At 25, I was still living with my parents. An honours university graduate, I’d been working full-time for a few years and decided it was time to fly the coop. The trouble was, very few apartments within a decent commute of my downtown Toronto office were within my budget – and those that were g ...

Tech Talk for Monday January 7th 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Monday January 7th 2019 U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were unchanged in early trade. General Electric (GE $) is expected to open higher on reports that the company is in talks to sell its jet leasing unit to Apollo. Eli Lilly dropped $3 ...

October 26, 2018

It looks like the situation at Fortress is unravelling: Senior lenders have moved to seize control of 13 real estate development projects co-ordinated by Fortress Real Developments Inc. as the loans mature or fall into default. A new report from FAAN Mortgage Administrators Inc., a court-appointed ...

October 22, 2018

There’s a new development in the Fortress scandal: Officials at Fortress Real Developments Inc. told investors in 2013 that land slated for a new condo development in Winnipeg was worth more than three times the value cited in an independent appraisal commissioned by the company, the RCMP alleges ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday October 2nd 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday October 2nd U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 3 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar moved slightly higher after Royal Dutch Shell confirmed its intensions to build an LNG facility costing $40 billion in Kitimat ...