Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:NLY’

10% Yields Can Be Safe If You Choose mREITs

September 29th, 2014

yieldLawrence Meyers:  mREITs are interest rate sensitive, but also trading at 52-week lows. Read more…


Trouble Ahead For Mortgage REIT ETFs?

May 21st, 2014

real estateUnlike last year, 2014 has seen a pretty decent performance from the mortgage REIT sector. Contrary to the popular belief that escalation of Fed taper will result in rising rates, interest rates have actually moved in the opposite direction. Read more…


Mortgage REIT ETFs In Focus On Renewed Taper Concerns

November 15th, 2013

reitWith a deluge of positive economic data including ISM surveys, better-than-expected advance third-quarter GDP numbers and a surprising pickup in U.S. job growth in October – all braving the much-hyped ‘shutdown’ – taper concerns have resurfaced.  Read more…


The Trend Is Reversing For Mortgage REIT ETFs

October 2nd, 2013

reitOver the past few months, mortgage REITs (mREITs) had been under immense pressure due to market concerns relating to the Fed’s tightening of monetary policy. The stress situation resulted in soaring mortgage rates and rising yields. Read more…


Is The Plunge Over For Mortgage REIT ETFs?

June 17th, 2013

reitIn investors’ search for high yielding securities, many have taken a closer look at the mortgage REIT (mREIT for short) market for exposure. This segment has benefited from low short-term rates and monetary easing policies Read more…


Is The Panic Over For Mortgage REIT ETFs? (REM, MORT, MORL, NLY, AGNC)

December 2nd, 2012

Eric Dutram: Thanks to ultra low yields, investors were forced to look to equities for their current income needs. While dividend-focused investments in sectors like staples and utilities Read more…


UBS Launches Mortgage REIT ETN With A 24.8% Yield (MORL, NLY, AGNC)

October 19th, 2012

Michael Johnston: UBS continued to expand its suite of income-oriented products this week by debuting an ETN that will offer monthly leveraged exposure to an index Read more…


UBS Debuts Extremely High Yield Leveraged ETF

October 17th, 2012

Eric Dutram: In investors’ never ending quest for payouts in today’s low rate environment, many have looked beyond traditional high yield locations to more ‘exotic’ locales for income. These often include funds or securities that target segments like MLPs, junk bonds, or more recently, REITs. Read more…


Mortgage REIT ETFs In Focus: 10% Yields + Low Volatility

October 14th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The hunt for meaningful yield amid a landscape dominated by low-rate central bank policy has proven to be a challenge even for the most seasoned value investors. Read more…


Gold in the Fourth Quarter (GLD)

October 9th, 2012

Barron’s ran an article this past week about mortgage REITs. Most of you are familiar with property REITs. Mortgage REITs are basically the same thing, but they make their money on mortgages. These REITs borrow money at almost zero percent in the Read more…


Own The Mortgage REIT Industry With This ETF (REM, NLY, AGNC, TWO, MFA, CIM, ARR, ABR)

October 7th, 2012

ETF Base: A little known REIT ETF has outperformed the market, and provided a whopping 11% yield along the way. iShares’ FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Read more…


Real Estate Market: Where Ben Bernanke Gets It Wrong (IYR, SPG, AMT, NLY, PSA)

October 4th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: It’s a little early for April Fools, but Ben Bernanke might just be a prankster at heart. Read more…


Are QE3 and Mortgage REIT ETFs a Winning Combo? (REM, MORT, AGNC, NLY)

September 27th, 2012

Eric Dutram: With the economy still sputtering, the Federal Reserve recently revealed another round of quantitative easing, QE3, in order to hopefully jumpstart growth once again. This program looks to buy up roughly $40 billion in MBS each month, a technique that looks Read more…


Investing In Dividend ETFs: Want Super Yield? Try These (SDIV, DWX, BP, PG, REM, NLY, AGNC, CIM)

September 24th, 2012

Money Morning Staff: With the U.S. Federal Reserve intent on keeping interest rates low until at least late 2014, investing in dividend ETFs (exchange-traded funds) is necessary for income investors who are all but forced to consider asset classes Read more…


ProShares Juices Up Junk and Investment Grade Bonds

April 15th, 2011

Ron Rowland:  If you are not pleased with the current yield and price appreciation potential available from traditional investment grade and high yield bond funds, then the new leveraged Read more…


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