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Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry?

The past few years have been very good to Stephen Schwarzman, the chairman and C.E.O. of the Blackstone Group, the giant private-equity firm. His...

Things are Heating up Inside Wall Street’s New Rental Empire

Things are heating up inside Wall Street’s new rental empire. Over the last few years, giant private equity firms have bet big on the housing...

Blackstone’s Home Rental Bonds Yet Another Sign of Renewed Credit Bubble

Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest private equity firm, became the largest owner of rental homes in the U.S. , acquiring 41,000 homes in...

Blackstone’s Big Bet On Rental Homes [Infographic]

The Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private equity firm, became the largest owner of rental homes in the U.S. , acquiring 41,000 homes...

How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme...

Over the last year and a half, Wall Street hedge funds and private equity firms have quietly amassed an unprecedented rental empire, snapping up...

Blackstone Funding Largest U.S. Single-Family Rentals

Steve Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group LP (BX) has spent $7.5 billion acquiring 40,000 houses in the past two years to create the largest single-family rental...

Why The Commercial Real Estate Crash Never Came

The private equity firm is eager to recoup some of the $26 billion it paid for the chain just before the credit crunch. Whether...

Blackstone Raises $5 Billion Rental Bet With Lending Arm

Blackstone Group LP (BX), the private-equity firm that has spent $5 billion on more than 30,000 distressed houses, is preparing to expand its bet...