Atmosphere Right for REITs

The 10- treasury yield has pulled back to the 2.7% level after touching 3% earlier this month. The driver of the pullback was Wednesday's decision by FOMC to pass on "tapering" for now. The market, however, was expecting some drawing back from the $85 billion a month the Federal Reserve is currently purchasing of government and mortgage debt.

I believe the Federal Reserve is on hold for the rest of the year as it transitions to a new Fed chairwoman and waits for some signs of stronger economic and job growth. It will also be hoping that Congress and the Obama administration can get through the upcoming debt limit and budget talks without doing anything that could derail the already tepid economy....494 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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