Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:38am
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History was made on June 23 when the UK voted to leave the European Union. But Brexit left more questions than answers, especially in the United States and global commercial mortgage investment sector.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 4:14am
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:06pm
By DonkeyHotey (Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump - Caricatures) [CC BY-SA 2.0],

Following Monday’s presidential debate, many traders are now more uncertain than ever which candidate will be the next president and what that will mean for the economy and the stock market. With the November elections just weeks away, now may be the perfect time to try to "election-proof" your portfolio.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:37am
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Previewing the monthly auto sales results for September in a research note on Tuesday, Citi said the seasonally adjusted annual rate of sales is running in the mid-17 million range, above the 16.9 million-unit rate for August.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:33am
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Since the start of this year, bank-heavy exchange traded funds, such as the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Regional Banking (ETF) (NYSE: KRE), have been hoping and waiting for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:13am
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U.S. GDP growth in Q3 is on pace to come in at around +3.0 percent, suggesting that the economy is extremely strong headed into the end of the year. Unfortunately, Morgan Stanley analyst Ellen Zentner believes that 3.0 percent Q3 growth doesn’t paint an accurate picture of the economy’s most recent turn.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:09am
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Monday's presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was watched by tens of millions of people. So, when Donald Trump blasted Janet Yellen and the U.S. Federal Reserve, he did so in front of one of the largest audiences at one of the most watched television events ever.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:26am
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The people of Britain voted in June to officially separate Britain from the European Union. Several months later, the British government hasn't formally started the process, and some experts are now saying it will take years before it is completed.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:34am
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For some investors, negative interest rates have a certain stigma of doom and gloom attached to them — but it shouldn't be, at least according to Denmark.

Interest rates have been negative in Denmark for a longer period than any other country on the planet, and the country's head of the bankers' association has some interesting commentary.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:11am
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