Amanda Alix

Amanda Alix

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Recent articles


Wall Street Blues Stall Manhattan REITs

Though not in crisis mode, the atmosphere at the NAREIT conference in NYC notes slack growth in the financial services industry.



Where Banks Fear to Tread

Discover Financial takes advantage of the big banks' inertia in consumer lending to expand its empire.













Groupon's Big Deal

The daily dealer is reportedly testing a mobile payment system. Should we care?


Banks Are Loving the Refinance Craze

Low credit rates are driving a mortgage refinance boom that is very lucrative for banks, but not so much for borrowers.