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Have Concerns About Today’s Market Volatility? Consider Diversifying with Commercial Real Estate



Volatility! It seems every media source includes a snippet on daily market activity, further reminding investors that the opening week for 2016 was the worst ever for U.S. equities instead of the start of a Happy New Year. Indeed volatility can lead to fear and second guessing the importance of…

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Adjusting to a New Reality: Higher, Potentially Positive, Real Fed Funds



The Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) moved higher with the November print from 1.91% year-over-year to 2.02% year-over-year, jumping 0.11% in one month. For reference, core inflation is most often calculated by taking the CPI and excluding certain items from the index, usually energy and food…

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