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1:16 p.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Stocks end mostly lower after Fed holds interest rates steady near zero, but underscores risks to economic recovery Powell says economic scars of unemployment, foreclosures and evictions a risk without additional fiscal stimulus from CongressU.S. benchmark stock index closed mostly lower Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve said it would likely hold interest rates near zero until at least 2023 given the outlook for inflation and employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but also indicated risks to the economy remain.
5:14 p.m. July 27, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Tesla plans $780 million bond deal pegged to vehicle leases—its first such offering during the pandemic Tesla bonds talked at premium to other auto bondsThe Silicon Valley car maker is looking for investors in an eight-tranche bond deal of its electric vehicle leases, its first such debt offering of the year.
8:11 a.m. July 18, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
The open secret in commercial real estate is that owners regularly take cash out of properties — here’s a look at how much There is nothing to ‘stop the hammer from coming down,’ says one lender Commercial real estate is reeling from the pandemic, leading to a chorus of calls for more aid for struggling landlords. Does it matter that borrowers, for decades, already took billions out of properties when they refinanced?
7:47 a.m. July 6, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Commercial real estate ‘somehow has been skipped over,’ for COVID-19 aid. Here’s a plan to change that through equity investments The plan would deliver cash to borrowers directlyThe federal government is being urged by a top real estate group to take an equity stake in U.S. commercial buildings over the next 12 month, through a facility designed to keep borrowers from defaulting during the pandemic and preventing property prices from a downward spiral.
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