The Facts About Marijuana Fairness and Decriminalization

Decriminalization refers to the elimination of criminal penalties for the use, possession or sale of drugs. There are many legitimate reasons to support the decriminalization of marijuana, but the primary motivator for many is to right the injustices caused by decades of harsh crackdown on marijuana-related crimes, especially against people …

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Daily markets: profits are concentrated

Overview of the day Asia-Pacific stock markets were mostly mixed today, with Japan’s Nikkei falling 2.0%, China’s Shanghai Composite and Shenzhen Component down 0.1%, while the Australian ASX 200 fell 0.7%. South Korea’s Kospi added 0.7% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.1%. As of noon, major European stock indices …

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Average house prices will rise again

April 20, 2021 By Jeremy Greer Our home price forecast predicts that due to the stamp duty holiday period, home prices will start to rise in June after declining slightly in May. According to the truly shifting house price forecast, prices will fall between April and May 2021. However, from …

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Real estate developers take on a private equity role

There is nothing unusual when a private equity player decides to target commercial real estate with a new fund. In this case, the PE company is also a developer. Al. Neyer, a 125-year-old commercial real estate development and design-build firm with offices in Cincinnati, Ohio; Pittsburgh, PA; Raleigh, NC and …

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Examining the role of leverage in house prices: Westpac

The CEO of the big bank pointed to “much lower” debt levels in the real estate market compared to previous price spikes when asked about the macroprudential tightening of lending standards. Westpac chief Peter King made the observation during the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics hearing last week …

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