Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Activist Investor Sends This REIT Stock Surging

Activist Investor Sends This REIT Stock Surging

Activist investor Jonathan Litt is at it again. The activist investor, specializing in real estate investment trusts, started his firm, Land & Buildings, in 2008 and has been battling real estate investment trust (REIT) boards to improve returns for himself and other investors ever since. Litt has waged several successful campaigns at BRE Properties, Associated […]

How to Invest for What’s Coming in the Markets

How to Invest for What’s Coming in the Markets

I have never believed you can see the future by comparing current economic factors to the past. The current economic conditions validate my belief: they are so different that making that type of comparison would not provide valid signals. Instead of trying to guess the future based on history, let’s look at the last three […]

With Big Tech Crumbling, Here’s Where to Invest Now

With Big Tech Crumbling, Here’s Where to Invest Now

Last week, several formerly high-flying, large-cap tech stocks fell back to earth after disappointing third-quarter earnings results. Investors counting on these well-known names will be disappointed. Instead, it’s time to look at companies that put investors first… Third-quarter earnings from Alphabet (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT), and Meta Platforms (META) came out on Wednesday, October 26. Much […]

Three High-Yield Net Lease REITs “On Sale”

Three High-Yield Net Lease REITs “On Sale”

Net lease REITs own stand-alone properties leased to tenants on long-term, triple net leases—meaning the tenant pays all the expenses for the property, including taxes, insurance, and maintenance, and the property owner does not have to deal with the rising costs associated with these expenses. Typically, net lease contracts are long-term, with built-in rent escalators. […]

Slowing Home Sales is Great for These Two Stocks

Slowing Home Sales is Great for These Two Stocks

The pace of existing and new home sales has started to slow dramatically. Sales of existing homes fell 2.4% for April compared to March, and were down 5.9% to a year earlier. New home sales fell even harder, with April sales off 16.6% compared to March, and down 26.9% year-over-year. Rising mortgage rates thanks to […]

My Favorite Income Stock is On Sale

My Favorite Income Stock is On Sale

Dear Investor, There is no better feeling than when a stock with a large and stable dividend goes “on sale.” The knowledge that a dividend will continue to be paid makes it easy to buy shares when the investing public is selling. You’re getting that same future dividend stream for a lower price And that’s […]

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Check Out This Exciting New Income ETF

Dear Investor, The last six-to-eight months have seen a handful of new, income-focused ETFs hit the market. I think these funds give investors attractive and conservative investment options. Their dividend yields are in the 6%–7% range, with lots of potential for dividend growth. One interesting aspect of these new funds is that each uses a […]