Bluerock Residential Growth REIT rings NYSE bell

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Today's Bell Ringer, July 24, 2015

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT rang the New York Stock Exchange opening bell Friday.

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The real estate investment trust celebrated its growth since its initial public offering last spring.

The firm, which focuses on apartments in growth markets, including cities in North Carolina, Texas, Tennessee and Michigan, trades under the ticker symbol "BRG."

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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