Archive for October 5th, 2010

Office Rents Stabilize But That Doesn’t Mean The Pain Is Over

The often predicted tsunami of commercial real estate failures has yet to materialize and an article in the WSJ today indicates that, at least in the office sector, things may be stabilizing. Commercial real estate, an enormous sector with some $1.4 trillion of debt coming due by the end of 2014, has been closely watched […]

Betting On Mexico For The Next 100 Years

Would you invest in a 6% bond maturing in 100 years in a country in the midst of a mini-civil war and whose residents are so desperately poor that they will risk their lives emigrating to a richer neighboring country? A lot of people answered yes to that question. Via Reuters: Mexico brought its first […]