High unemployment has driven interest rates to record lows, boosting the profit spreads for mortgage REITs. Particularly for REITs, there's a flip side to unemployment. The Fed has been working to reduce borrowing costs and speed up the recovery through a series of efforts - most recently, "QE 3." An example of companies targeting these efforts would be  Annaly Capital (NYS: NLY) , Chimera (NYS: CIM) and Invesco (NYS: IVR) , just to name a few. 

For creditors like mortgage REITs, it could mean lower revenue and smaller dividends in the future. Annaly Capital Management has a history of paying huge dividends to shareholders. For investors, there can be some  crucial issues  to understand about Annaly's business model before buying the stock. In this brand new premium research report on the company, our analyst runs through these absolute must know topics, including the good, the bad, and the ugly, as well as the future opportunities and pitfalls of their strategy. Click here now to claim your copy.


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