REM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Russia's Trouble with Ruble Continues: Funds in Focus - Mutual ...

    December 17, 2014
    Since the Russia-Ukraine crisis intensified, we have been suggesting investors to stay away from funds with high exposure ...
  2. While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, those recent plunges do offer up some opportunities. For investors.

    Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    January 17, 2014
    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, those recent plunges do offer up some ...
  3. Hybrid vehicles are once again returning to the spotlight. That makes the sector a buy for long term investors.

    The Time To Bet On Electric Vehicles Is Now

    November 4, 2013
    As transportation costs continue to rise, electric and hybrid vehicles are once again returning to the spotlight. That makes ...
  4. As we increasingly turn towards technology, demand for rare earth metals will continue to surge.

    Rare Earths Offer A Volatile, Yet Profitable Long Term Play

    October 9, 2013
    The commodities space is full of opportunities for investors willing to go off the beaten path. One such long term opportunity ...
  5. The Commercial Mortgage Story Gets Better For Investors

    August 27, 2013
    Things are looking up for loans tied to commercial real estate mortgages. Delinquencies continue to drop, while refinancing ...
  6. Real Estate ETFs: 3 Things To Consider

    July 8, 2013
    For retail investors, the exchange traded fund boom has opened up a plethora of opportunities for portfolio construction. ...
  7. The Mortgage REITs Are Beginning To Look Like Values

    July 2, 2013
    As the Fed has begun its taper talk, shares of the mortgage REITs have fallen hard. That could make the high yielding sector ...
  8. Head-To-Head: Real Estate Industry ETFs

    June 25, 2013
    After suffering tremendous losses during the 2008 housing bubble, real estate investments have managed to claw their way ...
  9. Bull vs. Bear: Should You Buy This Rare Earth Miner?

    February 13, 2013
    Editor's Note: Here at StreetAuthority, we've been talking about the best way to profit from critical elements that are in ...
  10. ETFs in a QE3 World - ETF News And Commentary

    December 6, 2012
    After much deliberation, the Federal Reserve finally announced the third round of quantitative easing or QE3, in an attempt ...
  11. Is the Panic Over for Mortgage REIT ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    November 28, 2012
    Thanks to ultra low yields, investors were forced to look to equities for their current income needs. While dividend-focused ...
  12. 7 ETF Innovations To Be Thankful For

    November 22, 2012
    Innovation has become standard in the ETF industry over the past several years, as a wide range of issuers have launched ...
  13. 5 High Yield, Low Volatility ETF Plays

    November 20, 2012
    Of course, many high yielding asset classes come with considerable risk, and considering only the return opportunity could ...
  14. Mortgage REIT ETFs: 10% Yields + Low Volatility

    October 9, 2012
    The hunt for meaningful yield amid a landscape dominated by low-rate central bank policy has proven to be a challenge even ...
  15. The Introductory Guide to Real Estate ETF Investing - ETF News ...

    September 12, 2012
    The U.S. Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) industry has managed to surge so far in 2012, driven by strengthening fundamentals ...
  16. Invest In Rare Earth Metals

    June 14, 2012
    While most investors focus on the precious and base metals, the real long-term action could be in the critical elements. ...
  17. Mortgage REITs Breaking Out

    June 11, 2012
    While the housing market is still trying to dig itself out of the doldrums, these REITs have been beating the market and ...
  18. Going For Broke When It Comes To Yield

    April 17, 2012
    The ETF boom has produced many ways for portfolios to get their high yield fix.
  19. Resurgent Rare Earths?

    March 15, 2012
    Arguably one of the most controversial, if not the most misunderstood, investment themes is the rare earths investment space. ...
  20. 2 Funds Built for Global Recovery

    August 27, 2011
    The numbers are in on the best ETFs in July, and it’s time to prepare for the latter part of the year and Asia’s reawakening, ...
  21. Big Yields In Mortgage REITS

    June 30, 2011
    As the search for income continues, the mortgage REIT sub-sector could be just what investors are looking for.
  22. Invest In Rare Earth Metals

    May 30, 2011
    The tragedy in Japan has created some interesting opportunities. One such prospect exists in the rare earth and strategic ...
  23. Prospects In Strategic Metals

    March 18, 2011
    Fears that the tsunami will eradicate demand in Japan have created a long term opportunity for investors in rare earth metals. ...
  24. Ratcheting Up The Income In Your Portfolio

    December 22, 2010
    The ETF boom has opened many higher-yielding asset classes to the retail world.
  25. The Other Metal Superstars

    December 7, 2010
    Gold has captured the spotlight within the commodities world, but investors would do well to consider the entire metal spectrum. ...
  26. Assessing The Risks Of Mortgage REITs

    October 29, 2008
    It's hard to imagine a less attractive investment than a mortgage REIT right now, but these pariah investments still pay ...
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