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REIT vs bonds: Original post by Jonathan Langsdorf of Demand Media Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and bonds both pay investors an attractive rate of income. This is about the only feature they have in common. REITs offer an equity investment, providing ownership in a business. When you buy a bond, you're loaning money to the bond's issuer in return for a rate of interest and return of principal upon…

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