August 2009

Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs are a type of investment that invests in real estate (as the name suggests).  These investments trade like stocks and exchange traded funds on stock exchanges but you can also buy mutual funds which invest primarily in REITs.  Typically these investment funds invest in large commercial realty projects such […]

Investment Real Return

by ABC editor

Usually when someone is talking about how well an investment has performed – they are usually talking about the actual percentage increase of the value of that investment over a certain period of time.  For example if an investor bought a mutual fund at the beginning of the year for $100 per unit and sold […]