Bill Gross Says U.S. Understates Inflation

May 22, 2008

Tweet The manager of the world’s largest bond fond, the Pimco Total Return Fund, says that the methodology the United States uses for calculating its inflation rates results in an understatement by roughly 100 basis points. This results in real GDP growth and real bond yields to be off by a similar amount. If the […]


Lower Interest Rates Should Provide a Short-Term Boost to US REITs

September 21, 2007

Tweet The 50-basis point decrease in interest rates by the Federal Reserve should provide a short-term catalyst for REIT shares to move higher and commercial real estate activity to resume. The rate decrease makes the dividend paying shares of REITs more attractive for the time being. The risk is that it will take some time for […]

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