News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 6/30/2015

    Gramercy Hits Milestone With Investment-Grade Rating

    Gordon DuGan

    CEO Gordon DuGan says long-term financing a key to company’s future success.

  • 6/23/2015

    Banker Foresees More REIT Privatizations in Near Future

    Vick Seth

    Undervalued REITs will become takeover targets, says Vick Seth of Raymond James.

  • 6/12/2015

    Fitch Analyst Says REIT Fundamentals Holding Firm

    Steven Marks

    New commercial real estate supply remains muted, according to Steven Marks of Fitch Ratings.

  • 6/11/2015

    Physicians Realty Thriving in Fragmented Real Estate Market

    John Thomas

    Investment-grade rating part of Physicians Realty Trust's long-term plan, says CEO John Thomas.

  • 6/9/2015

    Wharton Professor Says REITs Learned from Financial Crisis

    Susan Wachter

    Susan Wachter of the Wharton School explains research on REIT capital structures during the global credit crunch.

  • 5/20/2015

    Q&A with Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America

    Ken Simonson

    I expect the U.S. economy to keep growing at roughly trend rate for the next couple of years.

  • 5/19/2015

    More REITs Gaining Access to Commercial Paper

    Office towers
    For REITs that qualify, commercial paper is a way to reduce borrowing costs.
  • 5/18/2015

    Misconceptions About REITs and Interest Rates

    Bull and bear
    The idea that rising interest rates are always bad for REITs may need another look.
  • 5/13/2015

    Fitch Analyst Says Market Ripe for REIT Privatizations

    Steven Marks of Fitch Ratings says some publicly traded REITs will become acquisition targets.

  • 5/1/2015

    Misconceptions About REITs and Interest Rates

    Joe Fisher

    Joe Fisher of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management on the relationship between rising interest rates and REIT performance.