Retail Investments

Buy These 2 Retailers That Can’t Be Amazoned

Buy These 2 Retailers That Can’t Be Amazoned

Despite the recent Grinch of a market, retail sales this holiday season are expected to rise almost 5% over last year. A report on holiday spending by PWC says 84% of consumers will spend the same or more than they did last year, with individuals expected to spend $1,250 on average. The largest increases in […]

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

2018 has been volatile but so far into the year yielded a flat return for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (NYSE: VNQ) you see that in 2018 investors have been hot and cold about REITs. Each time the Fed has increased short term rates, REITs have sold off. […]

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Picking Out the Good Mortgage REITs From a Market Filled With Bad Ones

Individual real estate investment trusts (REITs) fall into one of two distinct categories. Equity REITs own commercial properties, including apartments, hotels, offices, industrial properties, and even prisons. Finance REITs operate on the lending side of real estate, either by making residential or commercial mortgages or owning a portfolio of mortgage backed securities. Finance REITs can […]