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August 23, 2010 08:44 ET

Research Reports on Annaly Capital Management and Anworth Mortgage Asset - Sneak Peek in the Diversified REIT Industry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) - provides members a complete scrutiny of the REIT - diversified industry with thorough research on Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY) and Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH). Sign up now on to access these free reports.

Companies in the REIT diversified industry with large stakes in mortgage backed securities (MBS) such as Annaly Capital Management Inc. and Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation are having difficulties posting profits this quarter, as MBS prepayment rates have been extremely high. research team provides investors with insight about Annaly Capital Management Inc. and Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation by registering now at or

The prepayment rates have been high as government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been aggressively buying out delinquent loans in an attempt to save money. With the loans being paid early by the GSEs, companies which profit from interest revenues are being affected. While prepayments have been a detriment to recent quarterly earnings, the trend is not expected to continue into the next quarter. Interest rates are also of concern to the industry, as an increase in interest rates devalues mortgages. is a source for investors seeking free information on the REIT - diversified industry; investors and shareholders of Annaly Capital Management Inc., Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation and other companies in the industry are encouraged to sign up for free at

Companies unaffected by the MBS buyback are generally faring much better. REIT's in the timber niche have seen gains due to the increase in demand for plywood and other wood products. Sawlog prices have also increased over last year. 

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