Schenectady's iconic structures: A list – The Daily Gazette

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/M-EsMpSVpg0PdZnCdWO7JtLV9zILWtvCBHvh9szE0BHUxrvcf9f1K3SEAOMtTYc9kg8kX99kl37araWkmQdygv3bEkueNvEamXFtzb0RG3psPTJ8kA4dBS31HPfYOsHSBoEsvPEfCQcMH3AJzRoQ39BNQt1sGUkrkcMCPz_l=-w150-h150-c EDITOR’S NOTE: After last week’s fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, people around the world expressed sadness over the damage to that city’s symbol of history and culture. In the Gazette newsroom, the fire prompted a discussion about the most iconic structures in our own city, the ones most dear to residents. For …

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE) vs. Tribune Media Company (NYSE:TRCO): How are these stocks valued? – Riverdale Standard

Checking in on some valuation rankings, London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE) has a Value Composite score of 58. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed …

Why the Universal Use of the 30-Year Mortgage Is Dangerous – RealClearMarkets

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Ey06KTdJzoCNH1cHbdgc11h8UJsS2KHZBZ4ihMcOYH30UyuqHePTzw8eLg6X7UwCxKx1Mihl54ed6Z9F8vb1ksq87965XNA=-w150-h150-c X Story Stream recent articles The short answer is that the 30-year mortgage amortizes extremely slowly, making it nearly twice as risky as a similar loan with a 20-year term. And the 30-year loan compounds risk-layering by promoting the use of higher combined loan-to-value and debt-to-income ratios (DTI).  The Housing Lobby unabashedly supports the broad availability …

Motley Fool: Stocks are better for wealth-building than buying a home, plus this week's trivia – Dallas News

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/proxy/mB9q–4_zmbE84M8EXzn7_JkqligPpKk2RViKC-BpvYHnogKaJPS0KxBvvBoipl03SDKv3Pu1xW5lQIec3HTDp9Hs5wBsWNQ5VLziF9bEMqHxwfyrfjHMTInBrjF38I9wlT4Q5YncsUkACGxzUwPOuR4WtLbZy-lr5R737JlpZvbIdn5XfeBD9dpK_-Z2LlpyzcBwtOoHj_zNUiT=-w150-h150-c The Fool’s School Thinking of your home as a critical real estate investment is often the wrong thing to do. Yes, it may be the biggest purchase you ever make, but it’s not the best wealth-building move. Yes, property values in some places at various times have soared, making investors a lot of money. …