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RPBG September 2015 Market Update

After a tumultuous month in the markets, all eyes are now on the Fed and what they will, or will not, do at the next FOMC meeting scheduled for September 16-17. It's an interesting question, and one that has no obvious answer.

RPBG August 2015 Market Update

You would think that the trauma in Greece, collapse of the Chinese equities markets, and serious prospects of a rate increase from the Fed would be enough to throw a wrench into the US economy. But, apparently, you would be wrong. Despite all of these things, and any number of other global concerns, the US economy and domestic equities markets seem to be taking it all in stride…

July RPBG Meeting

Please join the RPBG for their next meeting on Tuesday, July 28th.

RPBG July 2015 Market Update

Things are suddenly looking a lot more interesting, and not necessarily in a good way. The long-simmering showdown between Greece and the Eurozone came to a head last week as negotiations between the two parties broke down and tensions rose to a breaking point. The Greek government essentially shut down the national banking system, freezing assets and only allowing small cash withdrawals. These measures were intended to prevent what had been shaping up as a Depression-style run on the banks as desperate Greeks tried to withdraw their euros before they got converted back into nearly worthless drachmas, a possibility that suddenly looked more likely than it had just a week or two ago….

Kiser Group Blog: The A, B, C’s of Chicago’s Suburban Multi-Family Market

It’s common knowledge that the volume of Class A luxury multi-family developments has dramatically increased over the past few years and not just in the city either. The Chicago suburban market has also seen a rise of large, luxury apartments but what effect does this have on Class B and C owners?

Team Spotlight: Ben Smith

Did you know Managing Director Ben Smith has an album on iTunes? Find out more in today's team spotlight. 

RPBG June 2015 Market Update

Another month, another yawn. I feel like a broken record, but here goes anyway. The economy is good, but not great. The markets are neither soaring nor are they plunging. Job growth continues to crawl higher, and unemployment continues to notch lower even while the labor force participation rate remains well below average for the past several decades…

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