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Subject:  Re: WSJ: Regulators Worry Mortgage REITs Pose Th Date:  4/21/2013  5:09 PM
Author:  annedonc Number:  74153 of 78775

I thank everyone for their input and always love to hear YO's opining on topics, and consider it wise to take into consideration his sage advice. I personally take an approach that there is no safe investment that deserves a forgotten place in one's bank's safety deposit box, including stellar equities that are often discussed here. The point I am trying to make here, is not to broadly brush the entire spectrum, in this case all mreits and all mreits' various offerings (common stock, convertible preferred, traditional preferred, debt offerings)- these are not necessarily created equal in business model or financial risk. There w