Market Updates

Updates in the world of Commercial Real Estate

Top Fed Officials Bolster Case for Patient Stance on Rate Cuts

By Rich Miller, Catarina Saraiva, and Steve Matthews Three top Federal Reserve officials hammered home the message Thursday that the US central bank is still on track to cut interest rates this year — just not anytime soon. Fed Vice Chair Philip Jefferson and Governor Lisa Cook said they’re optimistic inflation is still cooling despite a blip in January, but made clear they want more evidence it’s […]

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Tripadvisor is looking for a buyer

By Lucia Maffei  Needham-based Tripadvisor Inc. is ready to evaluate takeover proposals. The travel metasearch firm (Nasdaq: TRIP) said Monday that independent directors of its board have formed a special committee “to evaluate any proposals that may be brought forward for a potential transaction, and any alternatives thereto, with regard to Tripadvisor.” TripAdvisor”s shares jumped 14% […]

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Treasury Proposes New Regulations for Residential Real Estate Transactions

By Erik Sherman  Anti-money laundering has become an ongoing topic for the Biden administration. The latest round of reports focuses in part on real estate. As a result, the Treasury Department has proposed new rules that would government CRE transactions. The report addressed real estate as part of a luxury and high-value goods category. “Money laundering through real estate can […]

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