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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:55 PM

REIT Preferreds Yield to First Call

Attached is the list of all REIT preferreds with several pieces of information:

NAREIT Sector and Subsector

The First Call Date

Coupon Yield which is the yield when the issue trades at “par”, typically $25 per [more]

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:57 AM

Re: READ this before buying REIT preferreds

Two points:

1) TJBerko suggests using a bond yield calculator. It might be easier to use, but it is did not give an accurate calculation in the sample I tried. I tried a case where the yield to first call is negative, but the calculator [more]

Sun Mar 1

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yodaorange posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:21 PM

READ this before buying REIT preferreds

(This is a cut and paste from May 2013. We are entering a similar period where many REIT preferreds might be called. Some newer readers might not be aware of this risk.)

REITnut and Yoda strongly urge you to READ this before buying REIT [more]

Sat Feb 28

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yodaorange replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:54 AM

Re: Strange Doral Financial announcement

From Bloomberg:

The closure will cost the Deposit Insurance Fund an estimated $748.9 million, the FDIC said.

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:02 AM

Re: Fixed income ideas? (OT)

This is an interesting topic. I will do a separate post on “Buying Individual Bonds.” There are enough quirks to it that I do not want to go off into the weeds on this topic. I will cover how the markets work and several different screening tools [more]

Tue Feb 24

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:16 PM

Re: Exchange Trade Notes (ETN) MORL

Jim, referring to ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT (MORL) asks:

Pythonesque "Run Away.. Run Away"!

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Yes, run run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the equity man. (A takeoff on the [more]

Sun Feb 22

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yodaorange recommended WendyBG's post on the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:02 PM

OT: Sending love to you all

Sat Feb 21

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yodaorange recommended qazulight's post on the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:43 PM

OT: I sure miss Wendy

Sun Feb 15

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yodaorange recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:53 PM

REIT Pfds: Catch-22?

Fri Feb 13

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:34 PM

Re: Can Popular REITs Avoid a Rate Hit?

Can Popular REIT's avoid a Rate hit?

Yoda's answer is a little different from both the WSJ story and the "Wealth of Common Sense" blog post. There are three different scenarios to consider IMO.

1) In the short term, say up [more]

Tue Feb 10

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yodaorange recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:55 AM

New Arrivals in REITville

Sun Feb 8

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yodaorange posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:37 AM

Mythbusters takes on Federal Income Tax

CNN Money has a story today questioning if Federal Income Tax refunds are being delayed for taxpayers that owe the Obamacare penalty. [1] This is the first year that you must state whether you are covered by health insurance or not. If you or your [more]

Sat Feb 7

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yodaorange replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:00 AM

Re: Did Aunt Bee pay you last month?

Curious Dan said: “what would make an intelligent investor stoop so low as to loan thousands of dollars to Mayberry?”

Dan, my apologies for not doing a better job succinctly conveying the main issue.

The current infrastructure in [more]

Thu Feb 5

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yodaorange posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:00 PM

Did Aunt Bee pay you last month?

Most, if not all, METARites live in developed countries. We take for granted things like running water, reliable electric service, reliable internet connections and access to the latest Iphone. Luckily for us, we do not have to spend any time [more]

Mon Feb 2

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yodaorange replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:30 AM

Re: Roth 401K

RE: Roth versus traditional IRA

For most people, it is simply a tradeoff between your marginal tax rate today versus what it will be when you would take the funds out of a traditional IRA. If only you knew what your marginal tax rate would [more]

Tue Jan 27

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yodaorange recommended brucedoe's post on the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:26 PM

Re: Democracy in Action

Sat Jan 24

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yodaorange recommended WendyBG's post on the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:33 AM

Re: The Obsession with Alaska

Thu Jan 22

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yodaorange posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:01 PM

Swiss Franc, Obamacare, Education: Common Theme

The Swiss Franc Debacle, Obamacare and Secondary Education might not appear to have anything in common to most METARites. Maybe, Yoda’s mind is wired a little differently but these three items all seem similar to me. Each of us has a different [more]

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