Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD)

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These Stocks Will See Heavy Buying as the Russell Rebalances

As the markets ebb and flow, the large indexes are constantly buying and selling stocks to rebalance the portfolio to the proper weightings. Sometimes it is a nonevent, and sometimes ...
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construction

Weyerhaeuser, TRI Pointe Pull the Trigger on Merger

After several months of trying to find a buyer for its home building business, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) has signed a definitive agreement to combine with TRI ...
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Companies Raising Over $3 Billion in New Stock Sales

The stock market is looking healthier and healthier again, and it is not just because the S&P 500 is within striking distance of 1,700 and because the DJIA has crossed ...
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construction

Homebuilder IPO Prices Above Estimated Range (TPH)

The first homebuilder initial public offering (IPO) since 2004 can only be described as a huge success. Tri Pointe Homes Inc. (NYSE: TPH) upped its planned offering of 11.7 million ...
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Starwood Acquires Distressed Real Estate Firm

Commercial real-estate firm Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD) and private equity firm Starwood Capital Group, which are both controlled by Barry Sternlicht, have agreed to pay $1.05 billion for ...
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QE3 May Pose At Least Some Dividend Risks To High-Yield Mortgage REITS (NLY, AGNC, CIM, MFA, STWD, IVR, HTS, CYS, ANH, MORT)

Ben Bernanke and the FOMC delivered today on the promise of quantitative easing to start buying mortgage-backed securities to the tune of $40 billion per month.  The measure would allow for ...
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Are High-Yield Mortgage Dividend REITs Doomed? (NLY, AGNC, HTS, CIM, IVR, RWT, PMT, DX, ARI, STWD, CLNY, CXS, MORT)

There was a development this week in the land of the high-yielding mortgage REITs.  Wealthy and income oriented investors have been flocking to these for years because of their ...
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IPO PRICING: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD) has priced its initial public offering of 40,500,000 shares of common stock at a price of $20.00 per share.  This is an externally managed ...
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