American Captial Agency (NASDAQ: AGNC ) made big headlines last week when it disclosed it had been buying shares of other public mREITs. One company American Capital Agency may have been buying was CYS Investments (NYSE: CYS ) , another agency mREIT set to report earnings. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson look ahead to the rest of the week to Markel's (NYSE: MKL ) earnings announcement and other big events.
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