Market Indicators for Today: Chimera Investment, Annaly Capital Management, Cole Real Estate Investments, and MFA Financial

 Market Indicators for Today: Chimera Investment, Annaly Capital Management,                Cole Real Estate Investments, and MFA Financial  Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.  PR Newswire  LONDON, December 26, 2013  LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged higher with the S&P 500 ending the day at1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite finishing at4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index gained 0.18% to close at 293.68. The S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index ended the day at 149.74, up 0.06%; and the same has gained 0.60% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.67% in the last one month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.31% and 1.71%, during the respective periods.The major movers in the industry included Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM), Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY), Cole Real Estate Investments Inc. (NYSE: COLE), and MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE: MFA). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on CIM, NLY, COLE, and MFA can be downloaded upon signing up at:  http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/   On Tuesday, Chimera Investment Corp.'s stock ended the day at $3.16, which is 0.63% lower than the previous day's closing price of $3.18. The company's shares oscillated between $3.14 and $3.20 during the trading session. A total of 3.46 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.47 million. Despite Tuesday's losses, the company's shares have gained 4.98% in the last one month and 3.61% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.71% and 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, Chimera Investment Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.04 and $3.06, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on CIM at:  http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/CIM122613.pdf  Shares in Annaly Capital Management Inc. declined on Tuesday, to finish the day at $10.11, down 1.17% from the previous day's closing price of $10.23. The company's shares fluctuated between $10.10 and $10.25 during the trading session. A total of 5.97 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 15.09 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 2.43% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.31% during the same period. Moreover, Annaly Capital Management Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $10.77 and $12.66, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on NLY at:  http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/NLY122613.pdf  On Tuesday, shares in Cole Real Estate Investments Inc. gained 0.36%, closing the day at $13.86, after vacillating between $13.73 and $13.92 during the trading session. A total of 0.51 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 9.04 million. The company's shares have gained 0.73% in the previous three trading sessions and 13.79% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.31% and 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, Cole Real Estate Investments Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day moving average of $13.88. A free report on COLE can be accessed by registering at:  http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/COLE122613.pdf  MFA Financial Inc.'s stock traded between $7.25 and $7.30 before ending the Tuesday's session flat at the previous day's closing price of $7.28. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.40 million. The company's shares have gained 1.68% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.31%, during the same period. Additionally, MFA Financial Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $7.32 and $7.92, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on MFA for free at:  http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/MFA122613.pdf  ----  EDITOR NOTES:  1.This is not company news. 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