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REITs In Today's Environment

Ken Tumin
Ken Tumin   |     |   5,823 posts since 2009

As is the case with any non-deposit account investment, higher yields mean more risk. This CNNMoney.com article has a good review of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the risks in today's environment

investors who are moving into REITs to boost their income can't turn a blind eye to the risks. Equity REITs have soared 192% since March 2009, double the gains for the S&P 500. And as valuations have risen, yields have started to sink