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Jim I will give you a victory lap about the longer term decline in rates. We now have financial repression like no one could have ever imagined. I'm talking about the street inflation that we as consumers experience not the government's lower published numbers. Does this financial repression continue to become more extreme?

We also have to navigate the credit risk that I believe we are not being compensated for in these markets. REIT securities are basically like junk bonds; maybe a tad more secure because of the real estate business model. The pretty buildings are only as good as the tenants that pay rent(in some cases for only a day or 2 at a time). Assigned real estate values have increased as a result of the debt terms available from this financial repression.

I wonder what Reitnut would have say about these markets.
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