How Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc Makes Its Money

The mortgage REIT sector has taken a beating this summer. Changes in interest rates, driven by talk from the Federal Reserve, has sent stock prices plummeting for the big names like American Capital Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC  ) and CYS Investments (NYSE: CYS  ) , as well as for smaller players like Invesco Mortgage Capital (NYSE: IVR  ) .

In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Jay Jenkins takes a step back to better understand what's happening in this sector, and specifically, how a company like Invesco Mortgage makes money.

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AGNC $19.53 Up +0.01 +0.03%
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