Apple didn't break any big news at its shareholder meeting yesterday, but a couple of statements by the company's CEO, Tim Cook, stood out. The first was Cook's comment that Apple's board and management "don't like" the fact that Apple's stock has crashed.
In the runup to the crisis, all it took was reasonably attentive reading of the Financial Times to discern that Things Were Going to End Badly. The big reason was that the pink paper did the best job of reporting on the credit markets of all the major financial outlets (Bloomberg did provide some corroboration). As the crisis progressed, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times were forced to up their credit market game.
Kevin Grewal submits: Despite woes in residential real estate, the commercial real estate sector appears to be showing signs of stabilization shinning a light on the iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (IYR), the Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) and the iShares Cohen & Steers Real