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"this is a serious problem and Fannie & Freddie is helping large private equity landlords exploit tenants, dramatically jack up rents, steal security deposits & fail to maintain basic living standards. PE now holds about 10% of US _...Read More_
"this is a serious problem and Fannie & Freddie is helping large private equity landlords exploit tenants, dramatically jack up rents, steal security deposits & fail to maintain basic living standards. PE now holds about 10% of US _...Read More_
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"The rail strikes are one consequence. There may be others | Britain"
"The rail strikes are one consequence. There may be others | Britain"
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Must read piece on private equity. This is a huge concern that affects everything from the media to doctors offices! Private equity firms control assets worth roughly the value of Amazon, Apple, Tesla, & Microsoft combined, finding ways _...Read More_
Must read piece on private equity. This is a huge concern that affects everything from the media to doctors offices! Private equity firms control assets worth roughly the value of Amazon, Apple, Tesla, & Microsoft combined, finding ways _...Read More_
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Very interesting article. The real estate market is so murky, and has become so risky, that even though Beijing is encouraging healthy (i.e. state-owned) developers to acquire projects from troubled developers, the former have been _...Read More_
Very interesting article. The real estate market is so murky, and has become so risky, that even though Beijing is encouraging healthy (i.e. state-owned) developers to acquire projects from troubled developers, the former have been _...Read More_
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"States have privatized foster care, other youth services in order to save money. Now private equity has swooped in, extracting huge profits amid widespread reports of abuse and neglect."
"States have privatized foster care, other youth services in order to save money. Now private equity has swooped in, extracting huge profits amid widespread reports of abuse and neglect."
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>"Wages are growing fast, but prices are rising even faster."
>"Wages are growing fast, but prices are rising even faster."
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>"Private firms in the US added 807,000 jobs to their payrolls in December."
>"Private firms in the US added 807,000 jobs to their payrolls in December."
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"During his short tenure in the White House, Biden has proven himself to be a far-left champion of bureaucracy and reckless government spending."
"During his short tenure in the White House, Biden has proven himself to be a far-left champion of bureaucracy and reckless government spending."
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"Direct lending is attracting attention from both private and institutional investors thanks to its steady performance and appealing returns. But the overall size and composition of this market is already difficult to assess, and the _...Read More_
"Direct lending is attracting attention from both private and institutional investors thanks to its steady performance and appealing returns. But the overall size and composition of this market is already difficult to assess, and the _...Read More_
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'The consensus is that the road to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is K-shaped: certain sectors and populations will thrive while others stagnate or decline."
'The consensus is that the road to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is K-shaped: certain sectors and populations will thrive while others stagnate or decline."
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"Even for a powerful authoritarian state, the speed and extent to which the Communist Party is expanding its reach into private lives in China has caught many off guard."
"Even for a powerful authoritarian state, the speed and extent to which the Communist Party is expanding its reach into private lives in China has caught many off guard."
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US rivals remain keen, but with profits under pressure, some wonder if the supermarket is really worth a £7bn offer.
US rivals remain keen, but with profits under pressure, some wonder if the supermarket is really worth a £7bn offer.
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"Flush with capital, the funds have gone bargain hunting in Britain, snapping up everything from supermarkets to defense companies."
"Flush with capital, the funds have gone bargain hunting in Britain, snapping up everything from supermarkets to defense companies."
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"Britain’s bout of mini-stagflation continues as businesses face supply and demand constraints"
"Britain’s bout of mini-stagflation continues as businesses face supply and demand constraints"
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"Cheap money, the Delta variant and China’s sluggish performance add up to tough times ahead"
"Cheap money, the Delta variant and China’s sluggish performance add up to tough times ahead"