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"WASHINGTON—A panel of top financial regulators is targeting mortgage real-estate investment trusts as a potential risk to the U.S. financial system, the latest example of Washington's growing concern with market bubbles.

Next week, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, a panel comprising the top U.S. financial regulators, is expected to cite mortgage REITs as a source of market vulnerability in its annual report, according to people familiar with the matter, a distinction that could set the stage for stricter oversight of the industry..."

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788732476340457843...

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"Regulators Worry Mortgage REITs Pose Threat to Financial System"
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