Trouble Ahead For Mortgage REIT ETFs? [American Capital Agency Corp., Annaly Capital Management, Inc.]

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.
NYSE:MORT May 21, 2014 4:40pm

ETFs That Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist [PowerShares Preferred Portfolio(ETF)]

ETFsAfter an amazing 2013, markets are experiencing a bit of a hangover to start the New Year. Worries about the taper along with sluggish economic data—including weakness in both the manufacturing and jobs segments—has pushed stocks sharply lower.
NYSE:FBT February 7, 2014 4:24pm

ETFs To Watch Ahead Of Key FOMC Meeting

key level to watchAll eyes are currently on the crucial FOMC meeting this week, as the pullback in the easy monetary policy is just around the corner. Investors wait with bated breath to see whether the Fed finally trims its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases this time around.
NYSE:BOND December 17, 2013 3:36pm

Mortgage REIT ETFs In Focus On Renewed Taper Concerns

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. 
NYSE:MORT November 15, 2013 4:52pm

The Short-Term Looks Very Rocky For Mortgage REIT ETFs

reitEvents were starting to shape up quite nicely for the embattled mortgage REIT market, thanks to a very dovish Federal Reserve. This accommodative Fed looked to help keep the spread wide between short and long term rates, a situation
NYSE:MORT October 31, 2013 1:36pm

The Trend Is Reversing For Mortgage REIT ETFs

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.
NYSE:MORT October 2, 2013 5:18pm

UBS Mortgage REIT ETP Yielding 27%

yieldRon Rowland:  Yield seeking investors need to be aware of an exchange traded product (“ETP”) issued by UBS.  The ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (NYSEARCA:MORL)
NYSE:MORL September 18, 2013 12:03am

Time To Invest In REIT ETFs?

money and investingDavid Fabian:  Everyone knows the old adage that you should never try to catch a falling knife and I have always applied that same philosophy to investing.  When a stock or ETF appears to be in a persistent downtrend it doesn’t make sense to try
NYSE:IYR August 23, 2013 4:23pm

With Bonds Crashing, The Broader Stock Market Could Start To Struggle

market bondsMike Larson: The bond market hits just keep on coming.
NYSE:MORT July 12, 2013 2:15pm

Is The Plunge Over For Mortgage REIT ETFs?

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
NYSE:MORL June 17, 2013 1:06pm

Precious Metals, Treasury and mREIT ETFs In A QE3 World (GLD, DBP, JJP, REM, MORT, EDV)

Eric Dutram: After much deliberation, the Federal Reserve finally announced the third round of quantitative easing or QE3, in an attempt to facilitate consumption in the economy
NASDAQ:VGLT December 9, 2012 12:34am

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

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
NYSE:MORL December 2, 2012 9:27pm

Market Vectors ETFs Offers 6 Additional ETFs To Qualified Investors in Mexico

Market Vectors ETFs, the fifth largest provider of exchange-traded products in the U.S. and the eighth largest provider of ETPs globally, announced today that it has added six NYSE Arca-traded ETFs to the growing list of depository receipts based on Market Vectors ETFs currently available
NYSE:HYD November 29, 2012 4:33pm

Five High Yielding Real Estate ETFs (KBWY, IFEU, ROOF, REM, MORT)

Carolyn Pairitz: Now leading the change of economic turnaround in the US, real estate investments were the first to be crushed in the financial crisis. Housing prices are going up for the first
NASDAQ:IFEU October 22, 2012 11:53pm

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