06.10.2011 - Reason to pull REITs from the wreckage
What will investors abandon next? The first bout of jitters in July hit stocks. Then gold took its licks. The latest target: companies that own government-backed mortgages. After holding up well through the summer, many mortgage real-estate investment trusts have fallen at least 15% in the last month. Such REITs tend to perform better when investors flee risky assets because they invest exclusively in government-agency-guaranteed mortgages..............................................Full Article: Source
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