NEW YORK, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor Uprising, the individual investor's no-nonsense resource for global business trends and investment ideas, has released a free report to help investors understand real estate investment trusts (REITs), the Guide to REITs (registration required).
The report, which is FREE to registered users of the Website, includes an overview of the investment and tax characteristics of REIT investments, as well as a look at their recent performance. Investor Uprising has also put together a list of popular REIT index funds, exchange-traded funds, and mutual funds.
"REITs are yet another market where yield-seekers are looking for a way to generate income from their investments, but investors need to understand the nuances before plunging in," says R. Scott Raynovich, editor in chief of Investor Uprising and author of the report.
The report includes an overview of significant REIT players, including Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP), Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR), Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE: CLI), Public Storage Inc. (NYSE: PSA), and Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO). The report also includes the largest REIT ETFs, including the Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSE: VNQ), the SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (NYSE: RWR), and the Charles Schwab REIT ETF (Nasdaq: SCHH).
Investor Uprising has presented its findings on the MLP market in a free Web investment seminar that can be viewed on Retailinvestorconferences.com. Register here to see this archived event.
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