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John B. Levy

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What's in Store for '04?
Detroit may be having its problems, needing to use incentives to fuel sales, but the commercial mortgage business is clearly running on all cylinders,
A New Record for CMBS Volume?
The party in the commercial-mortgage market just keeps getting livelier. The Barron's/John B. Levy & Co. National Mortgage Survey shows whole-loan originators
Ready to Rethink Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities?
In a Thanksgiving frame of mind, investors in commercial mortgage-backed securities gobbled up all they could find in November, according to the Barron's/John
A Market Surprise in the CMBS World
The market for securities backed by commercial mortgages has begun to resemble that old Four Tops standard, It's the Same Old Song. Invariably, spreads
Sweet September
The commercial mortgage-backed securities market was in a hyperactive mode to close out the third quarter. Some $8 billion to $9 billion in domestic issues
Summer Surprise
Securities backed by commercial mortgages took a licking and kept on ticking in July. In a tumultuous Treasury market, 10-year yields jumped 75 basis
Feeding the Yield-Hungry
Cash may be trash these days, but that hasn't hurt the market for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), according to the Barron's/John B. Levy
Loan Originations on Record Pace
In the financial world's version of All Dressed up with No Place to Go, investors especially insurers find themselves flush with cash these days with
Investors Ignore Fundamentals
Commercial mortgage-backed securities are the prettiest pig in the pen, noted one major money manager not pretty, just the best of what's available. Real
A Go-Go Time for CMBS
The war, a lingering recession, a roller-coaster ride on Treasuries and impressive commercial mortgage volume all showed up in March, according to the
Yield Spreads Reverse Course
In a classic case of having gone too far, too fast, the yield spreads on commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) returned from the extraordinarily
Loans in Demand
It's a battle of the heavyweights technicals vs. fundamentals. And right now, technicals are the clear winner, according to the Barron's/John B. Levy
The Good Times Roll On
It was the best of times; the worst of times never showed up in 2002, according to the Barron's/John B. Levy & Co. National Mortgage Survey. Interest
Bustling Market
The market for commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) has become a bit crowded. No fewer than six separate offerings totaling more than $6 billion
Big Events, Small Impact
The market-moving events of Nov. 4-8 left the commercial mortgage-backed securities market surprisingly unimpressed, according to the Barron's/John B.
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