The debate on the potential impact of rising interest rates on REIT stocks continues. Since a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) must pay out at least 90% of its taxable income as a dividend to investors, REIT stocks are relatively high-yielding investments. Investors are debating the sensitivity … [Read more...] about 5.22.15: Are REIT Stocks Impacted by Increased Interest Rates?
While new CMBS issues are the rage with investors, legacy CMBS is still a challenge for subordinate bondholders that continue to take it on the chin. On Thursday, March 22, Moody’s reported that the weighted-average loss severity for commercial mortgage-backed security loans liquidated in the fourth … [Read more...] about 3.22.12: Increased CMBS Loss Severities