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Tuesday, Sep 11
2012, 12:29 PM
The success of the mortgage REIT industry (both in garnering AUM and providing shareholder...
The success of the mortgage REIT industry (both in garnering AUM and providing shareholder returns) is swell, writes Sober Look, but will end as another chapter in the story of leverage. Borrowing short and lending long, the companies are exposed to rising rates and the chance of financing being cut off - threatening not just shareholders, but U.S. mortgage markets.