Rates rates rates. Lower interest rates in the US are a tailwind for US RE and result in US RE outperforming Global Ex-US Real Estate.
The US RE vs. Global Ex-US RE ratio is breaking down is priced at January 2020 levels
It has been a long time since our last ETFs discussion. Today I have something to share. IYR (US Real Estate) is getting ready for a new decline. COVID is a real disaster for an offline business. Thousands of restaurants and other retail businesses have already closed and this number will be increasing. It is a dangerous sign. With that in mind, we can experience...
KBH (64/77/15.5%) announces on Wednesday after the close. Pictured here is a Plain Jane, directionally neutral short strangle camped out at the 18 delta strikes paying 1.34 as of Friday close. Look to put on a play on Wednesday before the close, adjusting strikes as necessary to accommodate movement of the underlying between here and then.
I'm not really seeing anything at the moment that meets my criteria for good liquidity, high rank/high implied to play this coming week for earnings-related volatility contraction plays.
While ORCL (53/44/9.8%) announces Tuesday after the market close, 30-day's only at 44 with the July at-the-money short straddle paying 9.8% of the stock price, which...
I had originally created this video to answer a number of questions regarding real estate over at MERC but I think it can clear up my views on what my thoughts are on Real Estate over the coming years/decades.
Yet another acquisitional setup in the IRA, filled for 9.38 total.
Notes: I already have some IYR covered calls in the IRA (3.50% yield), but figured I'd potentially add here on this brutal down move. I would note that markets are wide and had to nickel down or more to get a fill on the ladder as a unit. And we'll see how that goes ... .
IYR is the ticker symbol for U.S. Real Estate ETF. Since the financial crash in 2009, the instrument is steadily rising and currently only $1 from breaking the 2007 all-time high. In the short term chart below, we can see the rally is unfolding as an 5 waves impulsive Elliott Wave structure. The impulsive rally started from August 5, 2019 low where wave ((i))...