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Market Volatility and Private Equity Real Estate: The Visual Case for Private Equity Real Estate



Defined Benefit (DB) plans have long understood their future liabilities through employee demographic analysis(i.e. age of employees relative to retirement, salary levels, etc.) and set actuarial return hurdles needed to achieve the ability to produce a post-employment income stream for employees…

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October Jobs Report – What Happened to the Slowdown?



The October jobs report was an excellent one, showing the addition of 271,000 jobs and a 0.1% drop in the unemployment rate. Along with the strong employment numbers, we saw a super-gain in average hourly earnings. The question now is what does this mean for consumer spending, and for a Fed rate…

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