Archive for the ‘NYSE:IYR’ Category

The Income Buyers Guide To REIT ETFs

July 1st, 2014

reitDavid Fabian: Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have come a long way from the drubbing they experienced this time last year. The Fed induced taper tantrum led to a significant sell off in these income-generating vehicles that was primarily Read more…


What’s Really Behind May’s Surging Home Sales

June 26th, 2014

real estateJohn Whitefoot:  Judging by all the headlines alone, you’d conclude that the U.S. housing market is in full recovery mode (it isn’t) and that the U.S. economy is heading in the right direction (it’s not). Read more…


The U.S. Housing Market’s Darkening Data

June 3rd, 2014

real estateBrian Pretti: When looking at residential real estate, we often tend to focus almost solely on recent price movements in assessing the health of the housing market at any point in time. But as both homeowners and income-earners in the larger economy, Read more…


Two New ETF Swing Trades On Our Watchlist (IYR, SPPP)

May 30th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Going into today’s session, we have two new potential ETF swing trades on our watchlist. Read more…


Three-Year Home Price Rally A Half-Truth?

May 15th, 2014

real estateAsad Butt: Housing prices were shooting up since 2011, as if a downslide would never return to the housing market. Meanwhile, my colleagues and I warned investors of a slowdown in activity that could jeopardize the housing market. Read more…


The Best High-Yield Stock For The Housing Recovery

May 9th, 2014

real estateSteve Mauzy: Housing starts are gaining momentum.  After hitting a 50-year low in 2010, starts have moved meaningfully higher over the past three years.  That said, they still have a way to go before hitting historical norms. Read more…


Profitable Investment Opportunities In A Fragile Housing Market

May 8th, 2014

real estateGeorge Leong: The housing market continues to hold. But there are some warning signs. Famed investor Warren Buffett suggested the housing market was overvalued and due for an adjustment. Read more…


Housing Market About To Be A Big Disappointment?

April 25th, 2014

real estateAsad Butt:  Home prices are surging in the U.S., which is usually indicative of more investments flowing into the housing market. However, if one looks at the mortgage industry, it points toward the complete opposite. Read more…


Billionaire Dumps All Real Estate Holdings

April 21st, 2014

real estateIf you were to contact a real estate agent in any major market today they’d likely advise you the market is so “hot” that if you intend on purchasing property you’d better be prepared to act fast. They’ll adamantly point out, contrary to reality, Read more…


6 Traits Of Successful ETF Investors

April 17th, 2014

etfs etfsDavid Fabian: Millions of investors have successfully integrated ETFs into their portfolios over the last two decades as these innovative vehicles have surpassed more than $1.6 trillion in global assets.  They are used by both retail and institutional Read more…


The Case For Slower Growth, Low Rates, & Income Investments

April 10th, 2014

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Relative weakness in consumer discretionary and retail stocks is indicative of increasing concerns about future economic outcomes. Relative strength in longer-dated Treasuries, income-oriented REITS, and dividend stocks reflect Read more…


U.S. Housing Market Is Getting Into Trouble

April 10th, 2014

real estateMichael Lombardi: In 2013, consumer spending accounted for 67% of U.S. gross domestic product. (Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis web site, last accessed April 2, 2014.) It’s plain and simple: economic growth cannot be achieved unless Read more…


A Quick Guide To REIT ETFs

April 1st, 2014

reitThe year 2013 has been an unusual one for the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) industry with stock prices of this special hybrid asset class seeing both highs and lows. Particularly, the concerns surrounding Read more…


The Chinese Are On A Real Estate Buying Spree All Over America

March 31st, 2014

real estateHas the United States ever experienced a time when a foreign nation has attempted to buy up so much of our land all at once?  As you will read about in this article, the Chinese are on a real estate buying spree Read more…


Why The Housing Market Is Headed For Trouble In 2014

March 24th, 2014

real estateMichael Lombardi: Compared to the past two years, the U.S. housing market will not have a great year in 2014. Read more…


Copyright 2009-2014 WBC Media, LLC