10% Yields Can Be Safe If You Choose mREITs [Annaly Capital Management, Inc., Chimera Investment Corporation]

yieldLawrence Meyers:  mREITs are interest rate sensitive, but also trading at 52-week lows.
NYSE:REM September 29, 2014 10:26am

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

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 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

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

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

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

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
NYSE:DVYL October 19, 2012 7:56am

UBS Debuts Extremely High Yield Leveraged ETF

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.
NYSE:MORL October 17, 2012 4:56pm

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

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.
NYSE:VNQ October 14, 2012 11:43pm

Gold in the Fourth Quarter (GLD)

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
NYSE:GLD October 9, 2012 1:51pm

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

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
NYSE:REM October 7, 2012 11:11pm

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

Keith Fitz-Gerald: It's a little early for April Fools, but Ben Bernanke might just be a prankster at heart.
NYSE:IYR October 4, 2012 12:46pm

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

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
NYSE:MORT September 27, 2012 2:55pm

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

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
NYSE:DWX September 24, 2012 3:47pm

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