Mortgage REITs, like Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) and American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC), have had a rough time during the past six months or so, but what should investors be looking for when hunting for a good mREIT?
In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer play a round of "Fool in the Blank" and discuss JPMorgan Chase's (NYSE:JPM) Jamie Dimon and PNC (NYSE:PNC) and U.S. Bancorp's (NYSE:USB) ability to hack it with the big boys one day.
Should you be investing in mREITs today?
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