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Trading for trophy office buildings stalls


  • New York Post

In 2007, trading of trophy office buildings was at its peak in New York City, with 41 sales totaling $62.2 billion. Now, though, foreign investors are edging in on trophy assets, few are office buildi… Read More

JPMorgan tax proposal gets chilly reception from de Blasio


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A request by JPMorgan Chase for hundreds of millions of dollars of tax breaks and incentives to build a new headquarters on Manhattan's West Side is a "nonstarter," said Mayor Bill de Blasio. "We valu… Read More

Study: Consumers harmed and misled by lack of regulation


  • ThinkAdvisor
  • Financial Advisor online
  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Research from the Financial Planning Coalition has found that 82% of consumers think financial planners are the same as financial advisers, 70% think financial planners are the same as wealth managers… Read More

GOP-led Senate banking committee would seek CFPB reform


  • Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The

If the GOP wins key states in November, Republicans would likely be in charge of the Senate banking committee, which means the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would come under greater scrutiny. S… Read More