Chimera Investment Corporation ( CIM) Q2 2011 Earnings Call August 2, 2011 11:00 AM ET Executives Matthew Lambiase – President and CEO Christian Woschenko – Head, Investments Alexandra Denahan – CFO Rose-Marie Lyght – EVP and Co-Head Portfolio Management Analysts Jason Weaver – Sterne Agee Bose George – KBW Doug Harter – Credit Suisse Stephen Laws – Deutsche Bank Ken Bruce – Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Daniel Furtado – Jefferies Stephen Mead – Anchor Capital Advisors PresentationOperator
Good morning and welcome to the second quarter earnings call for Chimera Investment Corporation. At this time, I would like to inform you that this conference is being recorded and that all participants are in a listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions). At the request of the company, we will open the conference up for question and answers after the presentation. Unidentified Company Representative This earnings call may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27-A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21-E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements which are based on various assumptions some of which are beyond our control, may be identified by reference to a future period or periods or by the use of forward-looking terminology such as may, will, believe, expect, anticipate, continue or similar terms of variations on those terms or the negative of those terms. Actual results could differ materially from those set forth in forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors including but not limited to our business and investment strategy; our projected financial and operating results; our ability to maintain existing financing arrangements, obtain future financing arrangements and the terms of such arrangements; general volatility of the securities markets in which we invest; the implementation, timing and impact of and changes to various government programs affecting the capital markets and the economy.