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Real Estate Snags Its Own Spot in the S&P 500


Real estate is moving out of the shadow of the financial sector to claim its
own category on the S&P 500 Index according to a recent article
in The Wall Street Journal.  The change, which will take
effect in 2016 to allow investors time to comment on the new
categorization, is in response to strong investor demand. From a
strategic standpoint, investors are seeing real estate as its own asset
class and want to be able to further segment the asset allocation for
their portfolios. The new category will be comprised of the top 22 real
estate companies.

Read the full article to learn more.

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