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October 29th, 2012

World Stock Markets Decline As Investors’ Focus Changes

(George Sterling) - On Monday, world stock markets dropped, as investors’ changed their focus from strong economic growth in the United States economy during the 3rd quarter of the year to the depressed state of corporate earnings across the world. However, due to the Hurricane Sandy, analysts and experts expected stock markets to perform lower and overall activity [...]

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October 23rd, 2012

US Corporate Earnings Shatter Investors’ Confidence: World Stocks Fall

(George Sterling) - On Tuesday, world stock markets dropped after United States corporate earnings shattered investors’ confidence. A week ago, investors were positive about the global economy, as well as the largest economy, but disappointing corporate earnings have worried investors yet again. Amongst the stocks that were affected globally included the FTSE 100 index of Britain, which dropped [...]

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June 4th, 2012

Spotlight on REITs: American Real Estate Investment Corp

(Money Manager) - American Real Estate Investment Corp: This Company specializes in acquiring apartments and other residential properties; it operates as a Real Estate Investment Trust which means that it does not have to pay income taxes on a large portion of its profits, as it goes straight to the share holders every quarter. This company is based on the East Coast but was founded in Denver Colorado, this company was first a private company and then it later went public. REIT’s where the investment of choice in the 1980’s and 1990’s and became a risky business as 2000 approached, many stock holders and investors put their money elsewhere, in safer investments when the real estate market crashed.

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May 14th, 2012

Spotlight on REITs: Angeles Mortgage Investment Trust

(Money Manager) - Angeles Mortgage Investment Trust: This was a Mortgage Investment trust that invested in mortgages and equities. Angeles Mortgage Investment Trust started trading on the American stock exchange in 1989, and in 1997 the company had loans and real estate totalling $43 million dollars US. Making them one of the larger mortgage investors at that time.

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January 23rd, 2012

Spotlight on REITs: Cousins Properties INC

(Money Manager) - Cousins Properties INC: This Real Estate Investment Trust specializes in office space, creating the perfect balance of equity and liquid cash. The company was founded in 1958 in Atlanta Georgia. The company buys property as well as develops them and manages them making it a multi-talented company.

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November 28th, 2011

Spotlight on REITs: Impac Commercial

(Money Manager) - Impac Commercial: This real estate investing company lends money for commercial and residential mortgages. This company will finance non conforming mortgages for residential homes and businesses, with the higher interest rates charged it can be quite profitable. Impac Commercial sold $150.7 million dollars worth of their commercial mortgage loans in 1998 in order to create liquid assets for the company and its shareholders, though this sale the company was able to bring their total liquid cash to $22.3 million dollars US.

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October 3rd, 2011

Spotlight on REITs: Meridian Industrial Trust

(Money Manager) - Meridian Industrial Trust: This real estate investment trust company invests mostly in industrial properties and buildings, it was one of the biggest players in the industrial real estate market, until 1998 when it was bought out by its biggest competitor, ProLogis Trust for $940 million in stock, in this deal ProLogis also acquired $560 million dollars in debt. When ProLogis Trust acquired Meridian Industrial Trust it made them the biggest property owners in 3 states.

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August 1st, 2011

Spotlight on REITs: Colonial Properties Trust

(Money Manager) - Colonial Properties Trust: This is a thriving real estate company based in Birmingham Alabama; the company was first founded in 1970 but was not open for public offerings until late 1993. This company has since then grown into one of the biggest real estate buyers in the sunshine belt ( Virgina to Nevada) Perhaps one of the first big Colonial Properties Trust acquisitions was the 10 multi-family properties bought from Rime Companies, for $190.7 million dollars US, in 1994, paving the way for all other big real estate purchases to come in the following years.

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July 18th, 2011

Spotlight on REITs: Equity Residential Properties

(Money Manager) - Equity Residential Properties: this real estate investment trust is based on apartments and apartment buildings, creating communities and units for the upper class to live in. Equity Residential Properties operates in many cities and states around the Nation, with over 4000 full time employees, and 200,000 tenants this REIT is rapidly becoming one of the largest of its kind.

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June 13th, 2011

Spotlight on REITs: IRT Property Company

(Money Manager) - IRT Property Company: This Real Estate Investment Trust was based out of Atlanta Georgia and specialized in retail properties and developments; from the development and management this company would oversee it all.

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