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Ethan Penner
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Mr. Penner is the Managing Partner of Mosaic Real Estate Investors, a real estate investment management firm dedicated to providing investors with principal safety and a predictable and consistent return. He is a renowned expert in the fields of finance and real estate, and considered by many to have pioneered the application of securitization technology to real estate finance
Mr. Penner is the Managing Partner of Mosaic Real Estate Investors, a real estate investment management firm dedicated to providing investors with principal safety and a predictable and consistent return. He is a renowned expert in the fields of finance and real estate, and considered by many to have pioneered the application of securitization technology to real estate finance

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The Inflation Whipsaw
What gives with inflation? When measurements indicated that it was running below a 2% annual rate the Fed and their fellow economists fretted that it was too low. They become preoccupied with pondering actions that could be taken to stimulate higher inflati...
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Amazon Trumped
Disconnecting upside from downside or actors from the consequences of their actions will always lead to negative outcomes.  Many examples of this have played out in the financial world in recent history and continue to this day. These include the unfortunat...
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Interest Rates & The Trade War
These are the twin bogeymen that the hysterical media will continue to lean on to drive fear into the hearts of men and women and keep them glued to their TV sets for the predictable backwards looking drivel. Here is a different perspective for you to chew ...
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The Correction
The heavily anticipated correction finally arrived and somehow it caught everyone by surprise. As is the case in any correction, the market seems fraught with panic and confusion. “How low will it go?” What is the cause? These are the questions being asked ...
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The Misdirecting Media
I’ve been a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan, which has meant dealing with a ton of frustration. Last week, after dominating the New Orleans Saints for most of the game the team fell apart in the final quarter, and with only 25 seconds remaining were losing b...
The Misdirecting Media
The Misdirecting Media
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Diffusing the Pressure
Too many Americans are living stressful lives, with no savings and thus no safety net if they hit a bump in the road. I’ve read estimates that fully 70% have savings of less than $1,000.  While it is true that certain key economic statistics have improved i...
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Taxes and Hyperbole
There is a new tax code in the U.S., and this is indeed a “Yuuuge” deal. As far as I can tell, it is as close to an unmitigated home run for America as can be. Is it perfect? Of course, it’s not. The code retains its unwieldy size and complexity, largely as...
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Group Think – The NBA
I’ve long been fascinated with the works of behavioral scientists, which are devoted to trying to answer the question of why we humans think and do as we do. I’ve learned how hard-wired we are to be influenced by media and our peers, and how truly difficult...
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Freedom, Accountability, and Growth
As I see it, there are two competing philosophies on the organization of human life on earth. In the first, freedom is prized above all else. The thinking here goes that every human life is imbued with a spirit from God and is on a journey of both self-disc...
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The Modern Era of Enlightenment
A big, fat, ugly guy abused his power position to try for sex with attractive women – and it happened in Hollywood. Surprised? Few are, despite the original feigned shock. And now the avalanche of accusations of such misconduct is a daily event in America, ...
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