Implode-Explode Heavy Industries news feed Tracking the many faces of the global credit implosion. en-us iehi-feed-54449 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:12 GMT Existing-home sales rise 2.6% in June iehi-feed-54433 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:13:09 GMT The inflection point has arrived in Southern California real estate iehi-feed-54356 Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:02:30 GMT Crisis in Atlantic City: Trump Casino pulling out iehi-feed-54344 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:27:19 GMT Realtors and FAA in Battle Over... Drones iehi-feed-54318 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:10:29 GMT China buys $22bn worth of US homes, leads global pack, As Foreigners Take 7% of US Market iehi-feed-54315 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:17:25 GMT Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble Welcome to the Everything Boom -- and, quite possibly, the Everything Bubble. Around the world, nearly every asset class is expensive by historical standards. Stocks and bonds; emerging markets and advanced economies; urban office towers and Iowa farmland; you name it, and it is trading at prices that are high by historical standards relative to fundamentals. The inverse of that is relatively low returns for investors.


Prefer a more solid asset? The price of office and apartment building has risen similarly; office space in central business districts nationwide costs $300 per square foot on average, up from $147 in early 2010, according to Real Capital Analytics. In Manhattan, an investor in an office building can expect rent payments after expenses to add up to only a 4.4 percent return, known as the capitalization rate, lower than even in 2007, the top of the last boom.

iehi-feed-54288 Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:22:51 GMT Downsizing: Why the Market for Heirloom and Secondhand Furniture Has Disappeared iehi-feed-54233 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:38 GMT Pending Home Sales Soar 6.1%; But Still Down Y-O-Y iehi-feed-54230 Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:11:50 GMT UBS: The Secret Reason The Fed Is ‘Tolerating' Bubbles iehi-feed-54211 Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:30:09 GMT China Builds Its Own Manhattan -- Except It's a Ghost Town iehi-feed-54204 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:56:44 GMT In One Picture: Here Are the 43,634 Properties in Detroit That Were on the Brink of Foreclosure This Year iehi-feed-54197 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:51:37 GMT Are we running out of *rental* housing? iehi-feed-54169 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:49:52 GMT Two charts that show why the housing market is off track iehi-feed-54168 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:18:14 GMT Home sales edge up, signs of stress remain iehi-feed-54164 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:01:21 GMT The Biggest Story of 2014 -- The Return of the Inflation Trade | Chris Puplava iehi-feed-54159 Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:53:37 GMT Why Big Real Estate Could Benefit From S.F.‘s Anti-Development Vote iehi-feed-54152 Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:38:57 GMT Canary In A Handbag: Why Coach Hit The Skids - David Stockman iehi-feed-54141 Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:11:36 GMT Faber: Fed Tactics Have Been 'a Catastrophe' for Economy iehi-feed-54135 Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:43:16 GMT Are Housing Prices About To Take A Tumble? iehi-feed-54128 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:53:22 GMT "Housing Recovery" Rounding The Top As Starts Disappoint?