Setting Up a Speculative Play

Small, speculative, tied to housing and offering a dividend too big to actually be attractive for the long run, Chimera Investment (CIM) doesn't have what the average investor is normally going to look for in a trade. The inchworm price under $3 is enough to scare most off, but the market cap is still nearly $3 billion, so don't let the price fool you as the size is still there.

Mortgage REITs are known for their big dividends, but they are not known for stability and don't expect anything different here. Even though the price movements may look small on a relative percentage basis, you can expect lots of volatility in this name; however, the chart is very attractive on the long side....389 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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