Summit Notebook

China resource deals still hot

September 1, 2009

Investment bankers have been saying that there are only two
things you need to know when it comes to Asia M&As — China and
resources.

Lenovo’s next big thing?

September 1, 2009

Electronics is a tough business, with most manufacturers
working tirelessly on what they hope will be the next big thing,
even as they survive on razor thin profit margins.

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Lessons from children, old ladies

September 1, 2009

China's banking system could take a cue from children and
neighborhood social groups to strengthen lending rules and
ensure that credit flows to where it is needed most.

Whitelines looks to change the “function” of paper

August 24, 2009

A group of Swedish entrepreneurs says its Whitelines product is the biggest innovation in paper since the Medieval Ages. Whitelines designer Olof Hansson says that not only is it easier to read what’s written on the pages but it is also producing paper that is socially responsible. Check out the story:

AUDIO – Real estate’s ugly confluence

June 24, 2009

All week, we have been meeting real estate executives at Reuters Global Real Estate Summit who have discussed the many different areas of concern that have spread throughout the sector.

Smaller cities’ real estate to stall- what are your town’s prospects?

June 23, 2009

New York and a handful of other major U.S. cities are down, but will never be out as far as their commercial real estate goes, a leading New York real estate private equity investor said Monday at the Reuters Global Real Estate Summit.

AUDIO – A new emerging market for real estate

June 23, 2009

Remember the good old days where — if you lived in the United States anyway — people would talk about “emerging markets”?

AUDIO – ‘Off to the Outlets’ — A new real estate mantra

June 23, 2009

When it comes to shopping for bargains these days, retailers are expanding their window of possibilities the same way as increasingly price-conscious consumers.

AUDIO – A record-setting blog!

June 22, 2009

Everyone likes to set records. Think about those two giant twins who felt the need to ride motorcycles for their Guinness Book of World Records picture. What were those guys thinking?

AUDIO – Pulte Homes and the Cycle

June 22, 2009

It’s not a motorcycle or a unicycle – we’re talking the overall real estate business cycle.