Why American Capital Agency Should Be A Core Holding In Your Retirement Portfolio (Part 1)
By Parsimony Investment Research:As highlighted in previous articles, we are generally still very bullish on agency mortgage REITs. Despite stagnant employment growth and a weak housing market, agency mREITs should continue to offer retirees (and other income investors) compelling risk-adjusted returns for the foreseeable future.One agency mREIT in particular, American Capital Agency (AGNC), has really separated itself from the pack over the past few years and we believe that it should be a core holding in your retirement portfolio. This is not just a blind recommendation either...AGNC has been our largest mREIT holding for well over a year now.We have written many articles highlighting AGNC as an investment opportunity and a common question that we often get from readers (through comments and emails) is "what makes AGNC different from other agency mREITs?" That said, we decided to write a series of articles that will help answer that question.
- Part 1 (below)