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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

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1 Question Bank of America Has to Answer

The financial giant has been aggressively preparing for borrowers to default -- but has it been too pessimistic?


Demand for Lumber Is Surging. Is Weyerhaeuser a Buy?

Can an increase in commodity prices predict an increase in a company's stock price?

Auto loan

Is Ally Financial a Buy?

How is the auto sector doing?

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Better Buy: Citigroup vs. Wells Fargo

Warren Buffett makes a statement.

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Worried About Another Market Crash? Buy Some ICE

Trading powerhouses like Intercontinental Exchange provide a safe place to wait out the economic storm.

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Liftoff: Rocket Companies Reports Record Volume

Is a better business model to thank for Rocket Companies' 47% rise since its mid-August IPO?

Renewable energy wind and solar

3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy in September

Here are 3 companies with some positive catalysts going forward.

Interest Rates

What the Fed's New Long-Run Inflation Outlook Means for Your Portfolio

The risk-reward ratio is sky-high for bonds right now.

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3 Top Value Stocks to Buy in September

Value stocks, not value traps.


Toll Brothers Reports Record Contract Signings Despite Pandemic

The luxury homebuilder is benefiting from a surprising real estate boom during a coronavirus-sparked recession.

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Is PRA Group a Buy?

Could this be a good environment for debt collectors?


Is CME Group a Great Dividend Stock?

The world's largest derivatives exchange has a wide moat and a solid dividend policy.

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3 Stocks Peter Lynch Would Love

The former Magellan manager knows: Stalwarts, fast growers, and boring companies can be great for your portfolio.


2 Stocks With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

Their sectors may be out of favor, but these two REITs shouldn't be.

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Why Realty Income Is a Dividend Investor's Dream

Few income investors could resist a steadily rising dividend combined with a stable business model.

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3 Stocks to Buy if You're Worried About a Recession

When the economy weakens, it's time to get defensive with your investments. Here are some suggestions.

Rental home

Is Front Yard Residential a Buy?

This single-family REIT is working to recover from a failed spring merger with Amherst Residential.

Gas station

2 REITs on My Radar

A vote of confidence from a legendary investor makes one even more attractive.

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Can Zillow Offers Drive Higher Earnings Going Forward?

It's about costs, not revenue for this real estate-focused database company.

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Is Simon Property Group a Buy?

Stock for the mall REIT is attractively priced, but the Taubman Centers situation remains a dark cloud.