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December 31, 2012
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The Key To Positive Cash Flow
Every business is cyclical with cash flow ups and downs. The key is to find a way to keep the cash coming in as predictably as possible. Seem impossible? Well it's not. There are systems and processes that make it easier to collect the cash you've earned so your small business can grow. Learn how these small-business owners set up their businesses for success.

  Capital Markets 
Transformational Journeys: Modern Business Planning
Harvard Business Review explores why CFO's and their finance organizations must adapt to the changing landscape of their markets and how big data, organizational collaboration, and new cloud-based planning and analysis technologies are driving successful change.
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  Investment News 
  • Institutional investors eye REITs as channel to single-family housing
    REITs will attract more institutional investors seeking exposure to single-family housing especially as pricing solidifies, predicts David Lichtenstein of The Lightstone Group. "So the theory is that if housing has a floor under the pricing, the paper will trade better," he says. "The paper will be stronger and trade better." Housing Wire (12/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Niche REIT sectors attract growing volume of investment
    More investors are moving into erstwhile "niche" REIT sectors such as self-storage and student housing. These sectors have yielded better returns than equity REITs in general. These sectors "produce yields that are 150 to 200 basis points higher than traditional property segments, so there is a very attractive risk-return proposition," says Christopher Merrill, CEO of Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. Investor's Business Daily (12/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility
The arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility has strained data center networks—and IT staff—like never before. This Market Spotlight explains how data center network fabrics provide a foundation for automated provisioning, configuration, and management of network-based services in a new era of IT agility. Download now.

  Real Estate Marketplace 
  • Kilroy eyes San Diego's mixed-use market
    Kilroy Realty Corp. sees great potential for mixed-use assets in San Diego County. The REIT is working on the $600 million One Paseo project in Carmel Valley -- the largest privately funded mixed-use development project in the city, says Brian T. Galligan, vice president of asset management for the San Diego and Orange County regions. San Diego Source (free content) (12/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • SmartBrief will not publish Tuesday
    In observance of New Year's Day, SmartBrief will not publish Tuesday. Publication will resume Wednesday. Enjoy the holiday! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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