Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Definition:

REITs invest in real estate or loans secured by real estate and issue shares in such investments. A REIT is similar to a closed-end mutual fund.

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A transaction in which the settlement will occur on a specified date in the future at a price agreed upon on the trade date.

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