A REIT is a type of security that invests in real estate through property or mortgages and often trades on major exchanges ...
Read more »
Follow Term Of The Day:


  1. Fundamental Analysis

    The Basics Of Corporate Structure

    CEOs, CFOs, presidents and vice presidents: learn how to tell the difference.
  2. Investing

    The ABCs of Bond ETF Distributions

    How do bond exchange traded fund (ETF) distributions work? It’s a question I get a lot. First, let’s explain what ...
  3. Investing

    Latin America’s Economic Forecast

    After a ten-year run, the economies of Latin America are in a decline. For sustainable, long-term growth, the region ...
  4. Professionals

    Illiquid Real Estate: Correlation Pros and Cons

    Stock and bond markets are moving more closely in tandem with each other. Is illiquid real estate the vaccine for ...
  5. Professionals

    How to Manage Fixed Income as Interest Rates Rise

    A look at how to manage fixed income amid the specter of rising rates, correlation to stocks, client expectations ...
  6. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Passively Managed Vs. Actively Managed Mutual Funds: Which is Better?

    Learn about the differences between actively and passively managed mutual funds, and for which types of investors ...
  7. Economics

    Why the Euro Failed to Become the World's Reserve Currency

    Examine the current state of the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency; learn the major reasons why the euro ...
  8. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    4 Mutual Funds Warren Buffet Would Buy

    Learn about four mutual funds Warren Buffett would invest and recommend to his trustee, and discover detailed analysis ...
  9. Investing

    The Top Businesses Nurtured By Y Combinator

    We look at the top startups that were incubated at Y Combinator, one of the world's most popular business incubator ...
  10. Professionals

    Want to Start Up an RIA? Expect These Hurdles

    RIAs looking to strike out on their own need to overcome and plan for a number of hurdles.
  11. Investing Basics

    Are ETFs the Best Way to Diversify with Bonds?

    Are bonds safe or risky right now? It depends on the type of bond and how you invest in them.
  12. Investing Basics

    How to Use Boring CDs to Diversify

    Markets are volatile and are in for more punishment. CDs can help investors earn some interest while they're waiting ...
  13. Professionals

    How Legacy Planning Can Help Capture New Clients

    Don’t underestimate the importance of legacy planning with your clients—it could serve as method for you to create ...
  14. Investing Basics

    Top Tips for Diversifying with Exotic Currencies

    Is there an opportunity in exotic currencies right now, or are you safer sticking to the major ones?
  15. Professionals

    How to Navigate Taxable Mutual Fund Distributions

    It's almost time for year-end capital gains distributions for mutual funds. Here's how to monitor them and minimize ...
  16. Retirement

    What Does It Cost to Retire in Panama?

    Learn how much it costs to retire comfortably in Panama, and why it has become one of the most popular retirement ...
  17. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    The 3 Biggest Mutual Fund Companies in the US

    Compare and contrast the rise of America's big three institutional asset managers: BlackRock Funds, The Vanguard ...
  18. Stock Analysis

    Markets Are Tanking: Time to Buy Like Buffett

    Learn about three value stocks Warren Buffett holds in his portfolio. See how Buffett uses market declines to find ...
  19. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Top 4 Communications Mutual Funds

    Discover some of the best mutual funds in the communications sector, and learn how investors can position investments ...
  20. Investing Basics

    3 Alternative Investments the Ultra-Rich Usually Own

    Learn about the ultra rich and what normally comprises their net worth; understand the top three alternative investments ...
Trading Center
You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!