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Tue Aug 25

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yodaorange replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:31 PM

Re: ETF Blow UP! A case study.

Notehound asked: “By placing a limit buy order at 20% below its Friday close price, could I not have converted myself into a successful arbitrageur - dollar-cost-averaging myself into a much larger position in PFF at a steep discount from what I [more]

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:02 AM

Re: REIT Preferreds: Narrow Fire Exits

TJ said: “ . . but my experience tells me that those low prices that you quoted in your chart are not close to accurate>”

TJ, I did not independently verify all of the price data that I reported. Today, I spot checked two or three issues [more]

Mon Aug 24

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yodaorange posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:50 PM

ETF Blow UP! A case study.

Today, there were many ETF’s that “blew up.” I happened to be watching one that we own in some accounts. I think it makes an interesting case study that MIGHT be a significant factor for broad categories of ETF’s.

First a little background [more]

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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:46 PM

REIT Preferreds: Narrow Fire Exits

We have had an ongoing discussion about the illiquidity of REIT preferreds and why you should ONLY use limit orders. As you might have noticed, today was a very ugly day for REIT preferreds. (Not to mention Equity REITS, MREITS, BDCS, MLPS, SP500 and [more]

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:36 AM

Re: You MUST use limit orders!!!!!

Zoofreak asks: "Is "PPSAPRA" a typo?"

Zoofreak, my apologies. Yes it is a typo. I meant to type PPSPRA.

You might ask what is special about PLDGP and PPSPRA?

There are three REIT preferreds that have [more]

Sun Aug 23

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:18 PM

Re: You MUST use limit orders!!!!!

Bruce said: "I've heard that most brokerages will not allow an account holder to place deep discount good-til-canceled limit orders on thinly traded stocks, such as REIT preferreds."

Hi Bruce, I have not seen this at any brokerage. [more]

Tue Aug 18

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:08 AM

Re: You MUST use limit orders!!!!!

Sherall said : “Why were you not there with a short sale and here bragging about this as an example?”

A few points:

1) If I ever “brag” about anything in a post, it is a 100% mistake on my part. Bragging is not the goal. Modesty is [more]

Mon Aug 17

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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:14 PM

You MUST use limit orders!!!!!

. . . on REIT preferreds. Yoda takes to the pulpit again to preach the gospel of using limit orders. Old REITsters have heard this sermon before. Yoda has given the same sermon many times in the last few years. Unfortunately, some poor investor must [more]

Sat Aug 15

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yodaorange recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:42 PM

My Views on CCP (VTR Spin-off)

Sat Aug 1

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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:31 PM

Alexandria Real Estate CEO Interview

The Times has a brief interview with Joel Marcus, CEO of ARE. Comes across very well IMO. A point that comes up in many successful investor/CEO interviews is the role of luck. Most of the time, there are one or two lucky events that changed the [more]

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:26 PM

Re: CCG Preferred about to get Waldenized?

BruceCM said: “I thought that getting 'Waldenized' had to do with the common stock being taken private as some form of REOC while the preferreds were left listed on pink sheets as essentially penny stocks.”

Bruce, the actual case of [more]

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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:17 AM

CCG Preferred about to get Waldenized?

The competition for WORST REIT of the year has been fierce. Nick Schorsch and his team did a fine job leading American Realty Capital Partners (ARCP) into the cellar. They did such a fine job that Nick and his management team got thrown out. Tough to [more]

Mon Jun 29

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yodaorange recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:37 PM

A Few Quick Thoughts...

Sun Jun 28

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:36 PM

Re: ventas revisited at near 52-week low

Years ago the REIT board used to have an annual debate to name the "Bluest of the Blue" blue-chip REITS. Yoda was not around then, but understands that the debate was lively.

Without a doubt, VTR would be classified as a BofB REIT [more]

Thu Jun 11

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yodaorange recommended gtw999's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:53 AM

Yet another sickening RMR move.

Sun May 31

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yodaorange recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:07 PM

Healthcare REITs

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