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In addition to solid earnings and a stock repurchase announcement, American Capital Agency (AGNC...

In addition to solid earnings and a stock repurchase announcement, American Capital Agency (AGNC +2.5%) basks in the glow of an upgrade to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich. The entire mREIT sector is lit up bright green. MORT +1.6%.
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  • Brian Bobbitt
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    I am beginning to think the REIT market is still the strongest sector and growing, until we see rates going up, all I see is people beating them down, and they still pump out dividends,
    Even I was scared out, and stopped out, but I think I will reassess the situation and I bet my answer is to get back in, stay in. I still don't like the look of the general global economy, so I am sticking with the REIT Sector and short the Euro, and holding small hedges in shorting the stock market with FAZ. Just a small position, but thinking still of increasing it.
    Not making any moves til after the election save for q-picks

     

    Capt. Brian
    The Lost Navigator
    31 Oct 2012, 10:46 AM Reply Like
  • Advill
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    Mr lost navigator, usually a COMMON GPS is not useful in this kind of situations, REIT´s has been ..........by far , the best investment in the "conservative" "dividend long term dividend" scenario, it was at 30% dividend in 2009, now it´s 15% , that means that a a non speculative stock gave 110% of its value in dividends plus another 100 ...at least in capital value.

     

    In the meantime I had 2 flash-crash where I had a bracket of stop loss / limit sale of 31.59 and 28... buy, so.....don´t tell me AGNC is a ...whatever, negative investment.

     

    So, if you are a new comerto AGNC, lock your dividends, and keep some money to buy deeps instead of covering with TZA
    31 Oct 2012, 11:05 AM Reply Like
  • MACALPHA12
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    AGNC....still the BEST!!!
    31 Oct 2012, 04:41 PM Reply Like
  • BFSVA
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    Wild Ride!!! But I hung on! Proud of myself.
    31 Oct 2012, 10:53 PM Reply Like
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