Market Insights

US Real Estate Investment Landscape

The continued upward trajectory of the US economy paves the way for a moderately bullish real estate market. Sustainable GDP growth, declining unemployment, rising interest rates, increased lending and other macroeconomic indicators provide a strong foundation for expansion. This article examines the current state of the US economy and consequential trends in the real estate … Continue reading US Real Estate Investment Landscape

Snapchat Unfiltered: Fundamental Company Analysis

The proliferation of social media platforms is a trend characterized by an ever-changing development landscape. Many tech and social media companies come and go in the blink of an eye. One such company that continues to amass a significant user base is Snap Inc. This article looks at the digital monetization of advertising revenue streams … Continue reading Snapchat Unfiltered: Fundamental Company Analysis

Proposed Deregulation of the Financial Sector: Commentary and Analysis

The looming deregulation of the banking sector under the Trump administration poses a real and tangible risk to the integrity and sustainability of global financial markets. In particular, proposed amendments of the Dodd-Frank Act have the potential to facilitate impropriety in the lending practices of the banking sector. The separation of commercial and investment banking … Continue reading Proposed Deregulation of the Financial Sector: Commentary and Analysis

US Monetary Policy Outlook

The current US economy is at a crossroads when it comes to the suitability of various monetary policy measures. On the one hand, global political uncertainty and several macroeconomic indicators evince support for a cautious interest rate policy environment. On the other hand, there has also been widespread commentary calling for multiple rate rises over … Continue reading US Monetary Policy Outlook