Lifting the Veil on mREITs

I believe this week will be a tipping point for shares of mortgage real estate investment trusts (mREITs). "Out of favor" doesn't even begin to do this sector justice, and mREIT stocks fell again Monday, even as mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasury bond prices emerged little changed on the day.

It's time for the mREIT management teams to tell their side of the story, and two conferences in New York this week will give them that opportunity. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods is set to hold its mortgage-finance gathering Tuesday, and several mREITs are presenting on Wednesday at Deutsche Bank's dbaccess conference, which is due to host presentations from a broader group of financial companies....536 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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