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  • They're calling it the "DeMarco Trade," and it's nailing mortgage REITs (at least those who focus on Agency paper) already stung by vanishing interest spreads. Agency MBS paper has been falling in price since the election, as Ed DeMarco's days as FHFA chief seem numbered, paving the way for principal forgiveness, "the mother of all pre-payment waves."  [View news story]
    The big gains in REITs are done, switching over to MORL for the huge dividend and using it as a long term bank account.
    Nov 13, 2012. 11:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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