It may be a countervailing factor in a cooling market, as opposed to a accelerating factor in a hot market. There are a lot of political and economic "plates in the air" right now, and financial markets have been extremely volatile. In recent weeks, the economic indicators have been mostly quite positive, but just weeks ago they were quite negative, so we can't take for granted what direction indicators will go in the near future. We simply don't know. … [Read more...] about What will happen to SF home prices if Slack, Airbnb, Uber and Lyft go public?
Underpinning this interest from PEs is the government backing for the sector, starting from the grant of infrastructure status to the logistics and warehousing industry in 2017 and the drafting of an independent national policy framework for the states to ensure uniformity in rules across the country. … [Read more...] about PE investors put logistics sector in high gear
Or did it? An extremely long-shot search for living Tasmanian tigers kicked up in 2017 after two plausible-seeming reports that the animals had been seen in the wild. One observer was an employee of the Queensland Park Service and the other an avid outdoorsman. A few months later, a group of Tasmanian tiger enthusiasts released a video they said showed a living tiger in the wild. However, experts were skeptical that the blurry images showed a real thylacine. If one of the dog-like marsupials is still out there, it hasn't presented proof of life just yet. … [Read more...] about Real or not? The science behind 12 unusual sightings
Protests, rioting, and looting in Minneapolis broke out earlier this week, after a Minneapolis police officer was captured on video kneeling on Floyd, who was facedown on the ground. Floyd, in the video, yelled that he could not breathe. … [Read more...] about Rioters Breach, Set Fire to Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct
After video circulated of Officer Derek Chauvin pinning Floyd to the ground by pressing his knee into his neck for several minutes, the MPD fired Chauvin and the three other officers involved, but protesters called for all four to be arrested and charged with murder. The tension over the incident escalated into clashes between civilians and Minneapolis police on city streets; on Thursday night, protestors set the MPD’s 3rd Precinct building on fire, forcing personnel to evacuate the area. … [Read more...] about Janelle Monae, Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More React to Minneapolis Protests