REITs Outpace Broader Equity Market in First 2 Months of 2014
U.S. REITs outpaced the S&P 500 in February and "significantly" outperformed the broader equity market in the first two months of the year, NAREIT says.
Time to Lighten Up on Stocks?
The hotter today’s market gets, the more likely investors are to get burned, experts and indicators say.
What Buffett’s Farm Can Teach Investors
What investors should value, and what is a distraction, are key themes in Buffett’s widely anticipated annual shareholder letter, coming this weekend.
Shiller, S&P’s Blitzer See Housing Growth Slowing
Home prices gained 11.3% in 2013, their best year since 2005, but month-to-month gains are slowing, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Top Portfolio Products: AdvisorShares Launches 4 Gold/Currency ETFs
In other portfolio news, Nationwide Financial and Annexus launch fixed index annuity; Citi and Research Affiliates introduce global corporate bond index.
How to Invest in Mortgages for Total Returns (Not Speculation)
Buying whole mortgages is a complicated investment strategy that some asset managers are trying to make simpler.
Millionaires’ Favorite Alt Investment: Real Estate
More than three-quarters of millionaires invest in real estate and more than a third own REITs, Morgan Stanley says.
FINRA Plan Seeks ‘Clearer Picture’ of Nonlisted REITs
The plan would require BDs to factor in fees and commissions when determining the share price.
After Slow ’13, REIT ETFs Lookin’ Up
Broad factors should lead to improvement in the sector, experts say, as real estate funds move into positive territory in January.
Big Institutional Investors Looking for ‘Portfolio Buffers’
Real estate and real assets are on their radar, a BlackRock survey found.