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Brent Nyitray, CFA

Brent Nyitray, CFA


Began my career as a trader for NYC hedge fund Elliott Management. Worked for Bear, Stearns in London as a trader, then became an analyst at several hedge funds. Currently CFO for a mortgage bank. Also author a daily blog on real estate called The Daily Tearsheet

Recent articles

Mergers and Acquisitions

Here's Why Intercontinental Exchange Bought Black Knight Financial

This transaction creates a powerhouse in the mortgage ecosystem.

Mortgage document

What Does the Current U.S. Interest Rate Mean for UWM Holdings?

Earnings are hovering near a low point, but the dividend might be a reason to stick around.

bear market

Here Is How Rocket Will Drive Earnings During a Slump for Mortgage Origination

Investor sentiment is awful right now for the mortgage originators, but is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Luxury apartment buildings

Equity Residential Reports Big Increase in Earnings as Apartment Demand Remains Strong

Rents are rising as would-be homebuyers are squeezed out of the market.

Federal Reserve Building

AGNC Investment Gets Beaten Up as Rates Rise, but Is Optimistic About the Future

The Fed's moves to combat inflation will be a headwind for the stock.

Mortgage document

Why Rising Rates Helped New Residential Increase Its Book Value

Not all mortgage companies had a bad quarter.


Annaly Capital's Book Value Gets Dented By the Fed

This mortgage REIT could take a hit thanks to the actions of the Federal Reserve.


5 Stocks You Can Confidently Invest $500 in Right Now

REITs will benefit from inflation as their borrowing costs will increase slower than revenue.

Cell Phone Tower

Sitting on Cash? These 2 Stocks Are Great Buys

These real estate investment trusts have solid long-term growth outlooks.

Interest Rates

Better Buy: AGNC Investment vs. New Residential

When trying to decide which is the better investment, pay attention to interest rate risk and credit risk.

Federal Reserve Building

Better Buy: AGNC Investment vs. Annaly Capital

Don't fight the Fed.


If You Like Dividends, You Should Love These 3 Stocks

Three dividend stocks that should withstand inflation, higher interest rates and a slowing economy.

Federal Reserve Building

Should AGNC Investors Be Concerned About First-Quarter Earnings?

The Federal Reserve is moving from a tailwind to a headwind for this REIT.

Luxury apartment buildings

Apartment Rents Will Start to Tumble, Says Powerful Real Estate Billionaire

A major real estate developer just sold half of his portfolio. Is it time to exit real estate?


2 Big Changes That Stagflation Could Make to the Housing Market

Rising construction costs and an economic slowdown would mean fewer and more expensive new homes on the market.

gas station 2

Here's Why You Can Count on This High-Yield Dividend Stock

This stalwart navigated the COVID-19 pandemic about as well as an investor could hope.

Laboratory space

This Beaten-Down Dividend Stock Is Still a Buy

Alexandria offers a great combination of growth and stability.

price and value

3 Cathie Wood Investments That Could Deliver Superior Returns

This is your chance to pick up some world-class companies at a discount.


This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is Swimming in Cash

Rising lumber prices are good news for this REIT.

Couple getting a mortgage

Here's Why United Wholesale Is Betting on Home Purchases

There's low multiple and high yield, but overall sentiment about this mortgage broker is downright awful.

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