NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- With cap rates compressing and the continued Fed policy of accommodating monetary economics (by maintaining artificially low interest rates), it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a REIT with attractive yield. Accordingly, economic growth remains uncertain and most believe that Fed is expected to stick to by its guns to maintain the same monetary policy into 2015.So where can you find a REIT with moderate yield? No, I did not say high yielder; I'm simply not a fan of the leveraged mortgage REITs and I cannot come to terms with recommending shares of Annaly Capital (NLY), American Capital Agency (AGNC), or Armour Residential (ARR). I get especially agitated when I see folks pushing the magnified use of leverage, without considering the number one rule of investing: protecting your principal at ALL COSTS.
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