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The China Syndrome: Reality of Doing Business in China (Part 1)

Excerpts from a CNBC interview featuring John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief investment strategist. John discusses the ambience and rationale for doing business in China.

March 21st, 2014|

Formation Capital and Safanad to Sell $1 Billion Healthcare Real Estate Portfolio

Formation Capital (“Formation”) and Safanad Limited (“Safanad”) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell a $1.05 billion healthcare real estate portfolio comprised of 43 primarily private-pay senior housing facilities and 37 skilled nursing facilities (the “Portfolio”) to NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.

Press Release

March 17th, 2014|

Dollar falls against euro, but gains broadly over week

Safanad Chief Investment Strategist John Rutledge is quoted in the Reuters end-of-week story on the currency markets.  Rutledge commented on recently released economic data.

By Sam Forgione, Reuters:

February 21st, 2014|

Hedge Funds Raise Gold Bull Bets as Paulson Holds

Safanad chief investment strategist John Rutledge was interviewed by Bloomberg News last week on recent developments in the commodities markets. He has consequently been quoted in a Bloomberg story on February 15 on the run-up in gold prices.

By Joe Richter and Marvin G. Perez, Bloomberg News

February 16th, 2014|

Equity selloff, more a rumble than a rout perhaps

Safanad Chief Investment Strategist John Rutledge was interviewed by about the recent developed markets sell-off and was subsequently quoted in the article below, posted earlier today.

By Dhara Ranasinghe, Senior Writer at CNBC

February 4th, 2014|

How much blame does China deserve?

Safanad Chief Investment Strategist John Rutledge was a guest on CNBC Closing Bell on Friday at 3:10 pm ET. John discussed global markets and China and its impact on the markets.

Posted on CNBC

January 24th, 2014|

Asset prices continue rising

Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, Dr. John Rutledge, was a guest on CNBC’s Kudlow Report on Thursday evening at 7:30 pm ET.  John discussed the US economy, the unwinding of QE, and the impending jobs report. Below is a brief portion of the live interview.

Posted on CNBC

January 9th, 2014|

K12 Founder Ron Packard to Start New Online Venture

Ron Packard, the founder and chief executive of Herndon-based online education provider K12 Inc., has resigned and plans to form a new company focused on technology-based learning programs. Packard will continue to serve on K12’s board of directors. K12 executive chairman Nate Davis has been appointed chief executive.

By Catherine Ho, Washington Post

January 8th, 2014|

Taper is a ‘long overdue dance party’

Will the Fed taper sooner and more than expected? John Rutledge is a guest on the Kudlow Report.

Posted on CNBC

December 13th, 2013|

Stocks drop amid Fed worries

Fed Worries Overshadow Strong GDP Data. Stocks traded broadly lower as investors grappled with concerns over what stronger-than-expected U.S. growth might mean for Federal Reserve policy.

By Tomi Kilgore, Wall Street Journal

November 7th, 2013|