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.
Home sales in Canada’s two largest cities continued their surge in August from a year earlier.
Sales in Toronto, the largest market, rose 21% from August last year to 7,569 units, the Toronto Real Estate Board said in a statement Thursday, with average prices gaining 5.4%. Vancouver existing home sales rose 52%, that city’s real estate board said Wednesday.
After two years leading the Commerce Department’s U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS), Assistant Secretary for Trade Promotion Suresh Kumar announced his decision today to return to the private sector.The USFCS, which is part of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, is a global network of trade specialists with offices across America and in more than 70 countries around the world. The organization’s job is to help connect U.S. companies looking to sell their products overseas with foreign buyers.
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