Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, speaks at the Milken Conference 2024 Global Conference Sessions at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on May 7, 2024. David Swanson | Reuters Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman and CEO, defended his decision to cap how much money investors could pull from his
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Consumers confronted with high housing prices sometimes point to private equity when buying homes as a contributing factor. But experts say that while the housing market has multiple issues, it’s hard to determine if real estate investor activity is truly deterring people from becoming homeowners across the U.S. Real estate investors purchased about 44,000 U.S.
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The American Public Transportation Association sent a letter to lawmakers calling for a full appropriation of $42.5 billion in rail funding promised by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation.   Per the letter, “These historic investments in public transportation will help communities of all sizes flourish, connecting workers to jobs, students to school, and people to healthcare,” said
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Hurricane Irma strikes Miami, Florida, in 2017. Warren Faidley | Getty Images Hurricane season has officially begun. With scientists predicting yet another active year for storms, making your home hurricane resistant has become a more valuable precaution. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its forecast May 23 that it expects an 85% chance
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Tourists line a street in Venice, Italy, on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Venice collected €37 million in overnight tourist taxes in 2023, with hotels charging guests anywhere between €1 and €5.  Nathan Laine | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy — When boat drivers start complaining about the tourists overrunning this famous lakeside
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In this article TXN Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT The Texas Instruments Inc. logo is seen on scientific calculator packages in Tiskilwa, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Company: Texas Instruments (TXN) Business: Texas Instruments is a global semiconductor company. The company designs, manufactures, tests and sells analog and embedded processing chips
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Municipal supply is set to top $14 billion next week, a high not seen in almost seven years, just as yields have hit year-to-date highs and relative value has improved. While participants expect some pressure ahead in the near-term, they also say the current yield and ratio set offers investors opportunity. The hefty primary next
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On Tuesday, Moody’s changed its outlook on Maryland’s credit rating to negative from stable due to a depletion of the state’s general fund surplus, while affirming the state’s issuer and general obligation bond ratings at Aaa. The Maryland State Treasurer’s office isn’t showing a lot of concern.  “After hosting a successful briefing with all three
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Issuance surged in May as Fed policy uncertainty, pent-up capital needs and mega deals helped volume top $40 billion for the month, the first time since 2016. May’s volume stood at $43.957 billion in 866 issues, up 46.9% from $29.919 billion in 802 issues in 2023. This is above the 10-year average of $35.896 billion.
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