Had there been a fourth little piggy in the children’s “Three Little Pigs” nursery rhyme, his house might have been fortified with more than brick. In today’s housing sector, you can add strength to your income investment portfolio with Armour Residential REIT, Inc. (ARR). This real estate investment trust (REIT) primarily invests in residential mortgage-backed securities. Dividend yield hogs may want to take notice of this REIT. ARR specifically offers a 14.4 percent dividend. Brick homes are nice but such a high dividend yield offers enticing income, too.
It was another tough week for markets last week, with the Dow Jones down 2.35% and the S&P 500 tumbling 2.65%. The Nasdaq continued to be hit by the biotech sell-off, falling 3.10%. Meanwhile, the MCSI Emerging Markets Index continued its outperformance and rose 1.28%.
Big gainers in your Bull Market Alert portfolio included GasLog Ltd. (GLOG), which gained 3.44% and hit a 52-week high. You now have a 47% gain in your related options, as well.
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