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REIT ETFs: You Have to Watch Interest Rates. Period.

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can survive hikes in interest rates, but REIT ETFs like VNQ and IYR will stumble at the very least. More 

Why REITs Are One Of The Best Places For Income Today (IYR)

When it comes to income, I'm a fan of real estate investment trusts (REITs). After all, what's not to like? Lets take a closer look More 

Trade of the Day: Build a Position in Defensive IYR

A breakout and attractive yield make iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate (ETF) a buy. More 

From Worst to First: Ranking the REIT ETFs

Slowly but surely, investors are once again prioritizing dividends. These 4 REIT ETFs offer value, and I've ranked them from best to worst More 

5 Stock Market Sectors You Should Avoid Now

For a variety of reasons, a growing number of stock market sectors are rolling over into downtrends ... suggesting a correction for the broader market. More 

Play the Treasury Yield Jump with TLT

Ten-year treasuries are falling on the heels of rising rates. Exploit elevated rate fears with this play on the TLT ETF. More 

3 Stock Sectors to Sell in 2015  

Beware of the stock sectors involving gold, solar, and real estate next year. Various factors may lead to substantial underperformance. More