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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


Better Buy: Annaly Capital Management vs. AGNC Investment Corp.

A yield oasis in a parched environment.

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Better Buy: Nasdaq vs. Intercontinental Exchange

Both have stock trading, but one has exposure to a hot sector.


2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2021

It is time to start looking over the valley.

Interest Rates

Why Your 2021 Resolution Should Be to Buy Dividend Stocks

Time to rebalance risk and reward in your portfolio.

Interest Rates

Why Your 2021 Resolution Should Be to Buy More REIT Stocks

With interest rates at record lows, these companies are important sources of income.

Rocket Launch

1 Financial Stock That Has a Killer Advantage

Rocket Companies has both a marketing and a cost edge over its competitors.

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How Safe Is New Residential and Its Dividend?

This REIT features a balanced business model and a catalyst for further upward movement.


Better Dividend Stock for 2021: Wells Fargo or CME Group

Both financial sector companies have been hurt by COVID-19, but one has additional problems.

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3 Stocks That Cost Investors Billions in 2020

COVID-19 took a bite out of the REIT sector in 2020.


How Risky Is Rocket Stock?

The mortgage originator has some risk, but its earnings multiples are extremely low and Wall Street is underestimating it.

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Is Intercontinental Exchange Stock a Buy?

It's a big bet on mortgages, but there is a new competitor.

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Better Dividend Stock for 2021: Annaly Capital Management or JPMorgan Chase?

The choice depends on your risk tolerance.


Better Dividend Stock for 2021: Realty Income or AGNC Investment Corp?

Credit risk versus interest rate risk?

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Is Ally Financial Stock a Buy?

Auto loans are doing well, but the company punches below its weight in mortgages.


The Better Dividend Stock for 2021: Invesco Mortgage Capital or Citigroup?

One of these financial stocks has been a steady payer, while the other has been volatile.

Interest Rates

Where Will Rocket Be in 5 Years?

All good things must come to an end. What happens then?

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How Risky Is Nasdaq Stock?

This tech-focused stock exchange parent company has a durable business model, but a new competitor looms.

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S&P Global Beefs Up Its Financial Data Arm By Buying IHS Markit

The transaction is a complementary, strategic one.

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1 REIT Stock to Buy Right Now

If the economy is slowing, agency mortgage REITs might outperform.

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New Residential Prepares to Unlock the Hidden Value in Its Stock

Is the market valuing this mortgage originator unfairly?