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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

Mortgage Loan Application

Why New Residential Will Benefit From New Housing Policy

A small policy change could mean big things for the company

Cell Phone Tower

Want Income and Growth? Consider American Tower

Growth and income don't have to be mutually exclusive.


3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You Better Than Coca-Cola Does

Three names with a yield and a catalyst.

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Is loanDepot a Buy?

loanDepot's mello technology may be the key to the company's success.

COVID 19 headlines

MFA Financial's Post-COVID Restructuring Is Largely Complete

MFA has greatly lowered its cost of funds and its mark-to-market risk.

Rental home

American Homes 4 Rent Forecasts Strong Growth as Renters Flee Cities

COVID-19 accelerated a move out of the cities to the suburbs.

Mergers and Acquisitions

1 Question I Have for Intercontinental Exchange

What happens after a loan is made?


Is STORE Capital a Buy?

Don't fear rising rates.

Mortgage Loan Application

Rocket Stock Has Taken Off -- Here's What You Need to Know About the Business

Despite rate increases, the mortgage originator sees volumes doubling in the first quarter.

Gas station

Realty Income Reports Rent Collections Have Stabilized

Retail is turning around. Should retail REITs be next?

Stock exchange floor

One Hard-to-Believe Trading Fact

Trading used to be way more expensive.


How to Find the Best Dividend Stocks

It isn't hard if you know where to start.

mergers and acquisitions2

How to Use One Merger to Predict the Next

A comps analysis is simple to set up, and it can lead you to interesting new investment ideas.


2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

Look to real estate investment trusts for yield

Bond Rating

Is S&P Global a Buy?

S&P Global benefits from the trend to passive investing strategies.

Financial data

Why Annaly Capital Is Allocating More Money to Credit

Credit risk is becoming more attractive.


Why Intercontinental Exchange Thinks Energy and Mortgages Will Drive Earnings

This financial industry stalwart has much more going for it than its ownership of the New York Stock Exchange.


How Risky Is AGNC Investment Corp.'s Dividend?

The mortgage REIT cut its monthly payout last spring.

Financial data

Why CME Group Needs to See Increased Bond Market Volatility

Why hedge a risk that can't happen?

Interest Rates

New Residential Reports Big Increase In Origination Volume and Dividend Hike

A mortgage originator that will benefit from increasing rates.