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PS Business Parks: Small Business America May Still Be In Danger (NYSE:PSB)

Investment Thesis

High unemployment rates and financial challenges among small businesses are two big problems that the markets are ignoring. Such problems may have negative impacts on the economy as a whole as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) make the majority of all businesses in America. PS Business Parks (PSB), which have a large tenant base of SMEs, is at risk as small business America struggles to recover. While PSB is an excellent company with desirable qualities, prices do not offer an adequate margin of safety. I rate shares a Hold.

The Elephant In The Room

Back in March, analysts and reporters were having a debate on which letter of the alphabet would illustrate recovery in the next few months or years: J, L, U, V, W, K? Economically speaking, we’re seeing more of an alphabetti spaghetti. E-commerce is having a J-recovery as people are smashing the “Buy now with

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Vroman’s Bookstore In Pasadena In Danger Of Going Out Of Business After 126 Years

PASADENA (CBSLA) — Vroman’s Bookstore, a favorite gathering place for book lovers and a longtime fixture of Pasadena, has issued a plea for support to help keep its doors open.

The Colorado Street bookstore, which first opened in Pasadena in 1894, has survived the proliferation of bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes & Nobles and the rise of online retail giant Amazon, which got its start in the book business. But the store says these past few months have been the most difficult in its 126 years in business.

 

“If Vroman’s is to survive, sales must increase significantly now through the holidays,” the

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