Consider REIT ETFs as Trade Uncertainty Looms Over Markets

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Real estate investment trusts and sector-related ETFs could be an area for investors to look to as the U.S.-China trade tiff grips the markets. REITs are comprised of companies that own office towers, hotels, shopping malls and other commercial properties, offering investors exposure to the domestic economy and away from the uncertainty associated […]

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Capture These 5 Blue Chip REITs

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Brad Thomas via Iris.xyz As I prepared for Thanksgiving this year, I didn’t hunt wild turkey on the plains, but rather sought a handful of Blue Chip REITs, to serve up for your portfolio. Here are my notes – with straight-talking REIT investing principles, realities – and some bromides: 1. Well-capitalized balance […]

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1 Reason Why the REIT ETN MORL Dividend Is 20%+

The UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (MORL) has a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 23.19% as of October 23, 2018. Since dividend yields are crucial to some market participants, investors may be highly attracted to the exchange-traded note (ETN). Although MORL consistently offers high dividend yields in double digits and sometimes above 20%, there is one […]

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The REIT Way

The abundance of investment vehicles out there creates a challenge for the average investor trying to grasp what they’re all about. Stocks are the mainstay of investing, bonds have always been the safe place to park your money, options have increased leverage for speculators, and mutual funds are considered one of the easiest vehicles for investors. One type of investment […]

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This Tiny REIT Could Deliver Big Returns

One of the best ways to make money in REITs is to find a small one with top-flight management and then hold on as it creates value, compounding your returns over time. I think I've found one in Jernigan Capital (NYSE: JCAP), a relatively new player in the storage REIT subsector, and it takes advantage of a loophole in how […]

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Here’s Why Select Income REIT Is Soaring While Government Properties Income Trust Is Plunging

What happened Real estate investment trust Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ: GOV) agreed to acquire Select Income REIT (NASDAQ: SIR) in an all-stock deal. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined REIT will be renamed Office Properties Trust. Continue Reading Below Select Income REIT's shareholders will receive 1.04 shares of Government Properties Income Trust for each share of Select Income […]

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Top Marijuana Stocks to Watch

Global spending on legal cannabis is expected to grow 230% to $32 billion in 2020 as compared to $9.5 in 2017, according to Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics. The research projects a majority of that, nearly $23.4 billion will come from the United States. In context of more states voting in favor of marijuana use legalization and business interest sparking […]

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