It’s Time To Get Back Into REIT ETFs

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From David Fabian: ETF investors are likely measuring the resilience and relative performance of their portfolios during the latest 6-month jump in interest rates. Bond funds are the obvious areas of concern in terms of volatility. However, many stock and equity-income asset classes maintain a high sensitivity to Treasury yield fluctuations as well.
NYSE:SCHH January 19, 2017 6:42am

As Rates Continue To Rise, Real Estate ETFs Are Back In Focus

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We saw some heavier trading volume in several REIT based ETFs late last week, accompanied by outflows in the respective ETFs via redemptions, specifically in ICF (iShares Cohen & Steers REIT, Expense Ratio 0.35%, $3.3 billion in AUM) and IYR (iShares U.S. Real Estate, Expense Ratio 0.43%, $3.4 billion in AUM).
NYSE:ICF December 19, 2016 1:24pm

Lennar’s Backlog Grows As Q4 Earnings Top Expectations

From Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) early Monday posted better than expected fourth quarter earnings results, as its backlog of home orders rose significantly from last year.

Trade These Inverse ETFs As Interest Rates Spike

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From Zacks: Rising rate concerns are likely to flood the market as both Fed rate hike and increased inflationary expectations pushed up Treasury bond yields.
NYSE:SRS December 17, 2016 3:03pm

Amid Rising Rates, November’s Housing Starts Come In Very Weak

November's housing starts numbers came in weaker than expected in November, in perhaps the first signal that rapidly rising interest rates are starting to negatively affect the real estate industry.
NYSE:XHB December 16, 2016 9:12am

BlackRock: Don’t Sell REITs Just Because Rates Are Rising

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BlackRock's Heidi Richardson suggests that real estate investment trusts (REITs) may still be worth a look, despite the rise in rates.
NYSE:VNQ December 15, 2016 7:42am

Invest In Millennials With This Real Estate ETF

From Paul Mampilly: Some of my earliest memories come from being at my grandfather’s house in India. Growing on one side, there was a huge mango tree that I would climb to get ripe, juicy mangoes. On the other side, there were pear, guava and jackfruit trees.
NYSE:ITB December 9, 2016 6:53am

REIT Funds Are Setting Up For a Big Bounce

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From Charles Sizemore: Leave it to the stock market to do the exact opposite of what you expect it to do. Following Donald Trump’s surprise win, stocks have spent the past three weeks pushing higher.
NYSE:VNQ December 8, 2016 10:00am

Toll Brothers Reports Mixed Q4, Sees Strong Luxury Home Market In 2017

Luxury home builder Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) early Tuesday posted mixed fourth quarter earnings results but offered an upbeat outlook for 2017.
NYSE:TOL December 6, 2016 6:59am

The Two Best REITs To Buy Right Now


From Marshall Hargrave: America is running short of apartments. Apartment occupancy in the U.S. is at 96.5% and quickly approaching the all-time high of 96.8% that took place in 2000.

NYSE:AVB December 5, 2016 7:09am

Mortgage REIT ETFs Are Crushing It As Interest Rates Rise

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From David Fabian: Real estate stocks have taken a beating in recent months as rising interest rates derail the momentum of this beloved income sector.  Yet despite the dip in traditional housing and commercial REITs, one high yield segment of the market is still seeing surging prices.
NYSE:VNQ December 4, 2016 8:46am

Rising Rates Spell Doom For The Housing Market

From Tyler Durden: While rising treasury yields may be music to the ears of savers who have been crushed by low interest rates over the past 7 years, they're a bit of downer for the overwhelming majority of Americans that have been funding their lavish lifestyles with cheap debt.
NYSE:VNQ November 28, 2016 7:00am

Housing Data, Changing Demographics Bode Well For Home Builders

From Jocelynn Smith: October showed some signs of life in the American dream, if you consider owning a home the core of the American dream.
NYSE:XHB November 27, 2016 10:22am

Time To Buy These Three REITs

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From Zacks: Americans have already celebrated nature’s bounty on Thanksgiving Day. Now, as Black Friday kicks off the annual holiday shopping season, retailers have a chance to enjoy abundant sales.

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