Columbia Property Trust IPO & Tender Offer Schedule

Columbia Property Trust Announces IPO Date and Tender Offer On September 30, 2013 Columbia Property Trust released a statement with 2 important details about the upcoming IPO.  The first is the listing date, on or about October 10, 2013 under the symbol CXP.  If all...

Columbia Property Trust IPO Initial Public Offering

On September 20, 2013 Columbia Property Trust announced in their latest Quarterly Update, plans for a public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in October, a dividend cut from $0.38 to $0.30 per share, and the addition of 2 Independent Directors to their Board....

Columbia Property Trust Stock Split

On August 15, 2013 Columbia Property Trust (Formerly Wells REIT 2) sent a letter to investors outlining their plan for a reverse stock split and introducing a new CFO. Here’s my summary of what’s they have to say. Have more questions or want a second...

Managed Futures for Managing Rising Interest Rates?

If I’ve learned anything about the markets in the last decade, it’s that they are anything but rational.  Investments that appear to be expensive are traded higher while those with reasonable valuations languish.  Although I’m an advocate of  fundamental analysis,...

The Stock Market – Explained

Many discussions have been devoted to the question of “what is the stock market” and/ or its variant “how does it work?”  Rather than rehash what others have said, I’ll attempt to reframe the question in a way that I believe is more relevant and then provide something...