Quantitative Easing Takes Center Stage –

The Dow Jones Industrial average fell over 100 points in Wednesday trading.  Investor concerns relating to the Federal Reserve possibly changing quantitative easing policy may have been a factor in the decline.  Mortgage REITs benefit from a low interest rate environment and could also be affected by a change in policy.  Ten year Treasury yields remained above 2.1% for the second straight day.

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Jim Sutliff

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