All posts tagged "REITS"

  • Warren Buffett August 2012
    Warren Buffett’s Housing Hopes

    Hopes are high for a recovery in the housing market. Joe Light, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, surmises that Warren Buffett is betting on a resurgence in housing. Buffett recently made a bid on Residential Capital’s...

    • Posted August 4, 2012
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  • David Kotok - Cumberland Advisors
    David Kotok is Bullish on Several Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

    David Kotok, the chairman and chief investment officer for Cumberland Advisors and author of From Bear to Bull with ETFs, was the guest market monitor on the Nightly Business Report Friday. Kotok was optimistic on the economic...

    • Posted June 4, 2012
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  • Marc Faber - Gloom Boom and Doom Report
    Marc Faber: February is Traditionally a Weak Seasonal Month

    Marc Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, was interviewed on Fox Business yesterday. Faber said the market’s negative reaction to Greece was a symptom of a wider problem of over-indebted governments in the western...

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Michael Pento - Senior Economist - Euro Pacific Capital
    Michael Pento Admits He Was Wrong Like Gross; Has Loads of Suggestions

    Michael Pento, Senior Economist, Euro Pacific Capital, had a mea culpa regarding Treasury bonds, but unlike Bill Gross, said he definitely wouldn’t buy them now. Pento considers U. S. government bonds, “the biggest bubble the planet earth...

    • Posted September 6, 2011
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  • REITS Return
    Investors are Reaching for Yield with REITS

    One of the worst asset classes as far as value is concerned appear to be Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS).  Since the bottom in 2009 REITS have risen over 200%; doubling the performance of equities.  Over the...

    • Posted July 27, 2011
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  • REITS Aren’t Cheap

    The Lonely Value Investor has posted an article at Seeking Alpha taking skeptical look at REIT valuations. Yields on many REITs are around 3% with nearly all earnings being paid out due to the requirement that companies...

    • Posted September 27, 2010
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  • Doug Kass Tweets Highest Net Short Position All Year

    Doug Kass believes the market is going down and he is playing it by shorting financials and REITS. Source: Distressed Volatility *** Il Buono, Il Cattivo, Il Brutt…

    • Posted December 15, 2009
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  • Ken Heebner Says the Worst is Behind Us

    Ken Heebner, long-time successful money manager, and in the words of Larry Kudlow, “investing titan,” said he likes certain REITS, financials and stocks in the retail area. Heebner stated that the banks were earning huge profits re-financing...

    • Posted April 20, 2009
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  • Ben Stein Has Come to Realize that No One Can Predict the Future

    Ben Stein, writing for the N.Y. Times, has written his most insightful piece ever. He admits that no one, not even himself, has a crystal ball. Stein’s ball was expecially cloudy 1 1/2 years ago when he...

    • Posted March 31, 2009
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  • Prediction Results – Bob Doll, Jim Rogers, Gary Kaltbaum, Alexis Glick

    Click on spreadsheet for larger image: There are lots of predictions to report results on which will be done from time to time here. (Note: these results do not encompass all the predictions the pundits may have...

    • Posted January 26, 2008
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