In the run-up to the 2008 Financial Crisis, and in assessing its aftermath, I posited that homeownership limited the mobility of human capital to the detriment of both the economic recovery and the financial wherewithal of homeowners with non-performing mortgages. With housing values underwater in many markets, and deeply underwater in ‘the sand states’ (as
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A customer pulls into a McDonald’s restaurant in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s black franchisees are choosing to leave the chain as the disparity in performance between their restaurants and their white counterparts grows, Business Insider reported Monday. The average cash flow of black franchisees is much less than the
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Shares of Agilent Technologies gained more than 3% in after-hours trading on Monday after hedge fund investor Bill Ackman revealed he has taken a stake in the lab testing equipment maker. A regulatory filing showed Ackman’s hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital, owns more than 2.9 million Agilent shares, bringing his stake to around $246 million. 
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Joe Myszka, a partner at DLA Piper, discussed the proposed rules on cloud computing transactions with Tax Notes legal reporter Kristen Parillo. Read the podcast transcript below. This post has been edited for length and clarity. David Stewart: Welcome to the podcast. I’m David Stewart, editor in chief of Tax Notes Today International. This week: Regulating the Cloud. Earlier this year, Treasury and the IRS issued
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Construction workers are seen outside a new house being built in Monterey Park, California on March … [+] 19, 2019. – The Los Angeles metro area is one of the worst areas in the country for first-time home buyers, according to a study released by Bankrate.com, which analyzed the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the
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Jordan Siemens | Getty Images When Tara Unverzagt started her own financial planning firm, South Bay Financial Partners, in 2014, she already had a head start. That’s because Unverzagt’s mother, Janet Tussing — one of the first female certified financial planners — was retiring and passed along her book of business. Those clients ranged from
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View of the Lake Eola Fountain with Orlando’s Skyline in the background. Getty Tight inventory and flat prices headline realtor.com’s 2020 housing forecast. “I think the biggest surprise from the forecast is how long the market is staying in this low inventory environment, especially as Millennials are in a major home-buying phase,” observes Danielle Hale,
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