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An academic study set to be released by the National Association of Realtors this week should give some insight into the 1031 exchange industry over the past two decades.

It’s been quite a run. Despite a less-than-spectacular first six months in 2015, the stock market has rewarded investors handsomely since the end of the Great Recession.

During the tech boom of the late 1990s, it became well-known that many companies were using options to pay their employees and not taking the expense of a salary.

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Cash sales of homes across the United States are down to their lowest level in nearly six years, according to the latest sales report from RealtyTrac.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Thursday at 196.46, down .63 percent from Wednesday. Declining issues beat advancers, 56-28, and 91 issues were unchanged.

Didn't take very long for Greece to disappear from the headlines, only to be replaced by Donald Trump. For the past three weeks the markets have been rattled by fear the default by the Greek government on billions of dollars in interest payments would send the global markets into a tailspin.

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The San Diego Regional EDC announced in March it was organizing a Global Competitiveness Council aimed at increasing San Diego’s exports and foreign direct investments — the result of a study that found the region was lacking in both areas.

Ntn Buzztime Inc. announced that it won the 2015 ICX Association Excellence Award for its tablet in the Best Restaurant/Food Service Deployment: Kiosk/Self-Service category; and Envision Solar International Inc. announced that its EV ARC product is the featured renewably energized EV charging solution at the International Parking Institute Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.

Hard to believe but we are now halfway through 2015 and it has been a bit of a grind. Looking back at the first six months we find the major stock market indexes were little changed with the Dow industrials down 1.1 percent, the S&P 500 up 0.2 percent and the Nasdaq composite posting a decent gain of 5.3 percent thanks to some hot biotech stocks.

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Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) announced Tuesday that the company has closed a new $2.25 billion unsecured credit facility to replace its previous $1.5 billion unsecured credit facility.

In 2013 and the start of 2014, eight builders raised $1.7 billion issuing new shares, after just six companies had gone public in the previous two decades. Four chief financial officers spoke candidly during a PCBC panel about builders executing IPOs during a key window in the fast-moving market.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Tuesday at 195.63, up 1.93 percent from Monday. Advancing issues beat decliners, 59-30, and 86 issues were unchanged.

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace than projected in April, indicating the market was experiencing uneven gains as it entered the busier selling season.

Six months ago, the betting money on interest rates would have gone down on the side of a hike by the Federal Reserve no later than June at the latest.

Genius Brands International Inc. acquired two new animated series – “Where in the World is Carmen San Diego” and “Dennis the Menace” -- to offer on its new Kid Genius channel, debuting on Comcast’s Xfinity On-Demand service in September; and Medicinova Inc. has completed enrollment of 24 patients in the clinical trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) for alcohol dependence, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.

TV stock commentator Jim Cramer on Monday night suggested that biotech stocks could be a place for investors who want to avoid the problems that could roil the markets if the economy in Greece collapses – and he cited San Diego’s Receptos Inc. (Nasdaq: RCPT) as one of his top speculative biotech picks.

Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. That was the situation yesterday when the turmoil in Greece reached a fever pitch, sending the U.S. and global markets into a downward spiral.

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