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Who Killed Sears? Fifty Years on the Road to Ruin
The struggling retailer has filed for bankruptcy.
Insurance in the Era of Climate Change
Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida, leaving dozens of fatalities and upwards of $60 billion in economic losses in its wake. It also left a lot of home and business owners with steep losses given the lack of available flood and disaster insurance in the state. Brian Schneider of Fitch Ratings joins the show to talk about Florida's precarious insurance situation, the role of reinsurance in natural disasters, and the likelihood of rising rates for customers in the era of climate change. Plus, The Clean Water Act goes back to The Supreme Court as an Idaho couple and several powerful lobbies try to take down the 50-year old law.
What Is a Tax Lien Certificate? How They're Sold in Investing
A tax lien certificate is a claim against property that has a lien placed upon it as a result of unpaid property taxes.
An Introduction to Securities Market Structures
The global securities market is constantly evolving. Discover the most popular market structures currently in use.
Pre-foreclosure: How it Works in Real Estate, FAQs
Pre-foreclosure refers to the early stage of a property being repossessed due to the property owner’s mortgage default.
How to Buy Alternative Investments
If you are looking to invest outside of stocks and bonds, opening an alternative investing account is a critical first step. Learn what you need to open an alternative investing account and how to do it.
Is it possible to short-sell real estate?
The traditional idea of shorting something is selling what you don't have so that you can buy it back later at a lower price. Not everyone realizes that this can also apply to houses.
How Does the Stock Market Work?
Learn how the stock market works, why companies issue stock, what happens when you buy a stock, and what happens when you sell a stock.
Bid Rigging: Examples and FAQs About the Illegal Practice
Bid rigging is an illegal practice that involves competing parties colluding to choose the winner of a bidding process.
Why are Traders on the Floor of the Exchange?
Learn how trading on the floor of the stock exchange has evolved over time with computers now managing the majority of the buying, selling, and negotiating.