How Baby Boomers are about to Blow up the Real Estate Market

The biggest and most profound effect of the Baby Boomer generation might be to trigger the greatest real estate crash in American history.
Boomers are about to change America again, they’re going to completely distort the real estate market by getting older. The big beneficiaries of this will be Millennials and Generation Xers who will be paying a lot less for housing in a few years.

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Is Bed Bath & Beyond Defying the Retail Odds?

The thing that stands out most about Bed, Bath & Beyond are its’ revenues. They’ve actually been increasing in a very difficult retail environment. BBBY reported revenues of $12.1 billion in February 2016 that grew to $12.22 billion in February 2017. That’s an accomplishment in a market where similar brands like JC Penny (NYSE: JCP) and Target (NYSE: TGT) are struggling with falling revenues.

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8,640 stores may close in 2017

Buss based his estimate on the number of store closings reported so far in 2017; 2,880, Bloomberg reported. If Buss’s prediction comes true the number of store closings in 2017 will exceed the record number in 2008, the year of the Great Economic Meltdown.

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Is Rent-A-Center Collapsing and is that bad for the Economy?

Rent-A-Center had a very terrible year in 2016, for starters its revenues fell by $315 million. The chain started the year with $3.278 billion in revenues in December 2015 and finished with $2.963 billion a year later.

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This Retailer is worse than Sears

Every store with the name Sears on it might be history in the very near future. One of the legends of American retail is about to die. One has to wonder if anything named Sears can make money in today’s world.

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How Low can Sears Sink?

The big question to ask here is: how long can Sears operate. Theoretically it might be able to stay in business for around 21 quarters or another five years. This calculation is based on a -$1.521 billion operating loss every quarter. It would take about five years to eat through all of Sears’ revenue with a loss like that.

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Retail Apocalypse Scorecard: How Many Stores are Really Closing?

The most disturbing aspect of the retail apocalypse afflicting America is that nobody knows how many stores are really closing.

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Will the Retail Apocalypse Kill Department Stores?

The retail apocalypse is about to get far worse and the great American institution known as department stores might soon be history. Take your children to the mall and the department stores now so they can say they saw one. You might not have a chance to show them those palaces of retail in just a few years.

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Yelp is Not Making Money

Yelp (NYSE: YELP) is one of the worst and most overvalued stocks around these days. The business review service was trading at $33.71 a share on March 3, 2017, yet it was not making any money.

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WWE shows why Old Media is dying

Investors need to pay attention to Matt Hardy, because his success might be repeated by any performer using open sourced media to totally disrupt the business. This professional wrestler from North Carolina might be showing us the future of entertainment.

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