Tag Archive for commodity prices

Opening Up the Righthand Side

One of the major drawbacks to actually converting dollars into Chinese Yuan, is trying to get the dollars back.  The currency trades “on shore” in China, but outsiders cannot freely buy USD and sell CNY (at least on an industrial scale); traders…

Commercial Real Estate Week In Review

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review for the week of February 19th to February 25th – Goldman Sachs’s $478.5 Million Loan backing 107 Hotels is Driving Towards Default. – Will Bank of America Be Forced to Buy Back Bad Loans…

Deciphering The Meaning

There’s a lot going on, so I’ll quickly go through a couple different things. But, not before some grandiose references to antiquity. Egypt: As I write this note, the talking heads of western media seem to generally agree that Mubarak’s…