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  • Mortgage REITs working as broad market slides and yields drop [View news story]
    The 10-year "yield" has erased about all of its post-Labor Day gain.

    The 10-year was at about 2.35% at the start of September. It rose to about 2.65% by the middle-late part of the month, and fell back to 2.39% at the time the post was written.
    Oct 7, 2014. 11:26 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • HC2's Deal Making Offers Significant Upside [View article]
    30% higher in a month. Another day at the office for WI! Nice work.
    Oct 3, 2014. 09:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yellen warns on small cap and momo sector valuations [View news story]
    "Nevertheless, valuation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched—particularly those for smaller firms in the social media and
    biotechnology industries."
    Jul 15, 2014. 12:05 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mortgage REITs slide as Treasury yields take off [View news story]
    The now-4% decline in NLY since last Friday morning has occurred after the payment of the dividend and adjustment in the stock price.
    Jul 3, 2014. 11:02 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ugly week continues for the yellow metal [View news story]
    Poorly played. I agree.
    May 30, 2014. 12:13 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Core earnings fall at Annaly as interest margin slides [View news story]
    The story was posted immediately following the earnings release last night, before the stock had reacted.

    Shares are currently lower by 4.5% premarket in fairly active trade.
    May 8, 2014. 09:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synovus sets 1:7 reverse stock split [View news story]
    I apologize for originally including the mistaken symbol in this post. It has been corrected and a new alert was sent out to Synthetic Biologics subscribers.
    Apr 25, 2014. 09:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mortgage REIT outlook updated by Credit Suisse [View news story]
    NRZ is an MSR play, and NCT senior housing, CDOs, and now the owner of a portfolio of golf courses!
    Apr 7, 2014. 07:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Valuable Insights: What, Where, And Why [View instapost]
    "Roll the dice and play a little monopoly... what box would Sir Lawrence land on in Erie, PA?"

    "Jesus Christ, he's buying Anacott Steel!"
    Apr 3, 2014. 01:08 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • CommonWealth owners vote to throw out board [View news story]
    C&R have tough work ahead. Do you "sell the news" today?
    Mar 19, 2014. 07:43 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Homebuilders cheer big new home sales number [View news story]
    The slide in mortgage applications in mostly about refinancing. Purchase app index is flattish.
    Feb 26, 2014. 12:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BDCs under pressure as leaders removed from S&P indices [View news story]
    Useful info. Thanks.
    Feb 25, 2014. 12:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Big rally caps biggest week for Japan stocks in 3 months [View news story]
    Markets fluctuate?
    Feb 21, 2014. 09:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Offers Significant Upside [View article]
    What hedge fund is Hedgeye coordinating with?
    Feb 12, 2014. 11:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mortgage REITs continue 2014 tear [View news story]
    Ok. Thank you.
    Feb 3, 2014. 12:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment