Capital expenditure (CapEx) refers to the financial investment made by businesses to acquire, enhance, and maintain physical assets like buildings and machinery. These projects often necessitate thorough planning because once initiated, they tend to be expensive, protracted, and difficult to halt. The willingness of a company to undertake capital expenditures can serve as an indication…
Blueprint for Mitigating the Burden of US National Debt
Debt Ceiling Drama
In response to concerning developments in US regional banks, gold and silver demonstrated strong performance throughout the week.
Persistent Food Inflation Outpaces Overall Inflation, Linked to Tight Labor Markets. Labor-Intensive Processed Food Products Drive Grocery Price Increases Amid Rising Production and Distribution Costs. Continued Supply-side Pressure and Strong Home Food Demand May Sustain Elevated Grocery Store Prices.
Stable OPEC+ Oil Exports in April Sustained by Saudi Arabia’s Increased Supply Amid Nigerian and Iraqi Disruptions
First Republic Bank has been acquired by JP Morgan, and it appears that the cost of the acquisition will ultimately be borne by the taxpayers.
Nearly $900 billion of commercial real estate loans in the United States are due to expire in 2023 and 2024. These mortgages are coming due in a more challenging capital-markets climate, and some may have trouble refinancing due to rising borrowing rates, dropping prices, and a more risk-averse attitude among conventional sources of funding
Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Bubble is Ready to Burst