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  • Commercial real estate market offers opportunities for smaller investors

    It is a well-known fact that investment activity in commercial real estate markets throughout the country and across all product types has declined in 2009. However, despite far fewer sales closing in today's markets across the nation, commercial real estate is continuing to sell in San Diego. There are currently still investment opportunities that remain in the market for savvy investors to capitalize on.

  • Treasuries advance as yields near seven-month high spur demand

    Treasuries rose on speculation yields near a seven-month high will spur demand at three debt sales this week, starting with a $35 billion three-year note auction Tuesday.

  • Geithner says SEC, bank regulators key to executive-pay limits

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said federal bank regulators and the Securities and Exchange Commission will play key roles in the administration’s effort to change the way financial executives are paid.

  • U.S. small-business index rose in May for second straight month

    Confidence among U.S. small businesses rose in May for a second straight month, the first- back-to-back increase since August and September, as companies boosted spending plans and their outlook for the economy.

  • Investors still support CEO pay

    NEW YORK -- This was the year corporate governance experts predicted that investors, stung by plunging stock prices as the recession intensified, would finally demand big changes in CEO pay levels and ineffective boards.

  • 'Short Sale Kid' tries to outsmart mortgage firms

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Nathan Jurewicz calls himself The Short Sale Kid.

  • Bond-market rout lifts mortgage cost

    NEW YORK -- The Federal Reserve announced a $1.2 trillion plan three months ago designed to push down mortgage rates and breathe life into the housing market.

  • Report: Commercial real estate investment activity to resume within 12 months

    The current commercial real estate market presents a host of challenges in the coming years, but the opportunities will be even greater as savvy investors seek to capitalize on distressed assets. Properties in receivership and loans in default will represent the tip of the iceberg for future investment prospects, but navigating these troubled financial waters will take finesse and a clear understanding of both the risks and the rewards.

  • 2009: Year of the distressed debt investor

    During the last 200 years, there have been several periods in which investors have made significant returns by purchasing distressed debt while the economy is facing challenges. Investors in distressed debt look to profit from investing in restructurings, bankruptcies, strategic mergers and loans that are trading well below fair market value.

  • Common mistakes to avoid when selling a business

    In recent years, the market for initial public offerings has softened and entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have relied increasingly on selling companies to achieve liquidity. However, in today's economic environment, even selling a business has become more difficult, making it more important than ever to maximize your opportunity to successfully sell your company by avoiding the following common mistakes.

  • With closing of chain stores, retail vacancy 4.8% here

    A Colliers International report puts retail here in a deep hole here, but some other parts of the country have it worse.

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Investment Opportunities - 2008

Explore the investment side of business and the latest investment trends inside this special report.