7 REITs to Buy Now for Dividend Growth

Stocks and bonds have largely rewarded market denizens since the Great Recession’s market nadir in 2009, but investors great and small may be pondering how much leg the current rally has left.

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Stocks and bonds have largely rewarded market denizens since the Great Recession’s market nadir in 2009, but investors great and small may be pondering how much leg the current rally has left. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) might be the asset class investors need to thread the needle in this tenuous bull market.

This summer, prominent hedge-fund king Ray Dalio wrote that market paradigms are shifting, and the next decade’s prospects are for slow growth and chronically soft interest rates. He believes the world’s central banks, including America’s Federal Reserve, “doing more of this printing and buying of assets will produce more negative real and nominal returns that will lead investors to increasingly prefer alternative forms of money (e.g., gold) or other storeholds of wealth.”

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Data is as of Oct. 6. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Benjamin Cole
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Benjamin Cole has covered Wall Street and economics since 1980, writing on-staff for US News & World Report, Investor's Business Daily and the Los Angeles Business Journal, among other publications. He has two books published by Bloomberg Press, The Pied Pipers of Wall Street and The New Investor Relations and never tires of writing about investing and the economy.