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China Housing Slide a Sign of Government Confidence

China's housing market slid for a fifth straight month in September, and investors should be happy. According to private surveys published today, the average price of housing declined at a faster pace last month than it had in August, with one study estim.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Former President Ford"s "Winter White House" At Bargain Price

Former President Gerald Ford’s ski house in Beaver Creek, CO is back on the market. Ford, known as “Jerry” to the locals, was an avid skier and the town’s residents embraced him when he was able to spend time in his chalet and on the slopes. He sk.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

For China, Embarrassing Parallels Between Hong Kong Protestors and America"s 99%

Not many topics of coverage are welcome in Chinese state media, but America’s rising income inequality has been a perennial favorite. As the Occupy Wall Street movement took over New York’s financial district in the fall of 2011, for example, Chinese .....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

America"s Most Expensive ZIP Codes 2014: Behind The Numbers

Forbes’ annual list of America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes is based on data from Altos Research, a Mountain View, Calif.-based real estate analysis firm. For this ranking, Altos calculated the median home prices for more than 28,500 U.S. ZIP codes (c.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

There"s a Good Chance Interest Rates Won"t Be Raised at All During 2015

It was at a March 2007 reception that a well-connected hedge fund operator tipped me off that the hedge fund community was pulling its loans out of Bear Stearns, the first major "run" on a Wall Street giant triggering the terrible financial crisis of 2008.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Chinese Company Purchases The Waldorf Astoria, Is A "China Panic" Next?

For many (not just) Americans, this sale strikes close to the heart. For many (not just) Americans, this sale strikes close to the heart......»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

The Mori Foundation"s "Global Power City Index 2104" Ranks London #1, New York #2, Tokyo #4

Which are the world’s most competitive cities? The top 10 are: 1. London; 2. New York; 3. Paris; 4. Tokyo; 5. Singapore; 6. Seoul; 7. Amsterdam; 8. Berlin; 9. Hong Kong; 10. Vienna. Which are the world’s most competitive cities? The top 10 ar.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Inside Rancho Paseana, Bill Gates" $18 Million Horse Ranch

Inside Rancho Paseana, Bill Gates" $18 Million Horse Ranch.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Confirmed: Facebook"s Mark Zuckerberg Paying More Than $100 Million For Kauai Property

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has purchased two massive, adjacent chunks of land on Kauai’s North Shore in an effort to create a secluded 700-acre sanctuary for his family, sources have confirmed to Forbes. All told, the 30-year-old billionaire has spent.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg"s $100 Million Kauai Retreat

Mark Zuckerberg"s $100 Million Kauai Retreat.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

Agile"s Billionaire Chairman Chen Zhuolin Now In Custody

Amid a faltering property market, China's real estate billionaires already have plenty of troubles these days. But for Chen Zhuolin, who ranked No. 125 on the China Rich List as the founder of Agile Property Holdings, those troubles appear to have just go.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesOct 12th, 2014

China Is The World"s Top Source Of Internet Attack Traffic China Is The World"s Top Source Of Internet Attack Traffic

This chart shows the percentage of global internet attack traffic by country of origin......»»

Category: economySource: statistaOct 12th, 2014

London"s motorists spent 82 hours in traffic in 2013 London"s motorists spent 82 hours in traffic in 2013

This chart shows hours wasted in UK traffic jams in 2013......»»

Category: economySource: statistaOct 12th, 2014

Watch Friday"s $VIX Sonar Report

Watch Friday"s $VIX Sonar Report.....»»

Category: optionsSource: optionmonsterOct 12th, 2014

We"re walkin" here

Glenn Coleman's general theme that the city must work to prevent drivers and bicyclists from killing pedestrians is correct (Editor's Note, Sept. 29). But skyways are not the solution. Pedestrians... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2014

New York"s fastest-growing companies

Grabbing a spot on Crain's Fast 50 list in the recent past meant navigating a grueling, obstacle-course economy. Not so anymore. With many markets looking bright, more New York City firms are taking... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2014

Bill Gross of Janus Capital Says He"s Returning to "Simpler Role, Focused on Markets"

Reuters Bill Gross, in his first conference call since his shock departure from Pimco, told existing and potential clients that there will be more flexibility in running less money at Janus Capital Group. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementOct 12th, 2014

SEC Commissioner: PIMCO Outflows Aren"t Disrupting Markets

There’s no evidence that the recent turmoil at PIMCO caused any disruption in any of the underlying markets, Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Michael Piwowar said Thursday. Advisor Intelligence read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementOct 12th, 2014

Morgan Stanley Uses Client Cash to Chase Private Equity Profits

Morgan Stanley is embracing the financial reforms intended to curb its animal spirits to generate bigger profits. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementOct 12th, 2014

Half of HNW NextGen Investors Keep Parents" Advisors

The assumption many advisors have always taken as a fact - that kids will always dump their parents' advisor when they inherit the money - may no longer be as true as it once was, according to a new survey of HNW families by Morgan Stanley. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementOct 12th, 2014