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Market Overview Memorial Day WeekEnd

As of Friday morning, the momentum is Down. This presents the opportunity to BUY those positions you want–TODAY.  I do not foresee a pullback much beyond 5% and the markets will probably trend higher in coming weeks. Click Here For More Discussion on the Markets Check out SDIV an ETF that pays 8% (Update June […]

Buy SDIV TODAY Dividend Payer

Go to “Investments Core Portfolio” for current holdings. (Update September 2013.  We had an entry point at $22.00 in early Sept. but I would not buy now.) Way back in December I started watching SDIV.  (Click here to read.)  It was running around $22.00 and ran all the way up to $24.00  I never did […]

Consellation Brands Bonds Pay For Your Bubbly

I really……really like corporate bonds.  Unfortunately the interest has been declining and it is very difficult finding any corporates with good ratings that pay some decent yield. Constellation Brands is offering a ten year bond that has a 4.25% coupon, is senior unsecured, and matures on May 1, 2023. The $1.05 billion offering of the […]

Will It Go Up Forever. Of Course Not. But The Market Is Rigged…To The Upside

(July 2013 Update:  Go to Home at top of page for updates.) June 2013 Update:  Click Here  If you want to understand the current stock market go to the link below.  This is the best article I have seen that explains what is going on.  If we get any sort of pull-back in the next […]

CVRR CVR Refining Risky Buy For 20%.

This blog provides comments and thoughts on the financial markets and specifically—dividend producing investments. (Update November 2013;  A risk position that bombed.  If you have a small position hold to collect the dividends until you break even, and then sell.  There is no reason to sell now and take a loss.  It is possible this […]

PHD Going Ex-Dividend. BUY At $13.60

This blog provides comments and thoughts on the financial markets and specifically—dividend producing investments. (Updated July 2013) PHD is scheduled to go ex-dividend on May 14.  This is a long term hold and is a bet for when the next “tightening cycle gets underway” which is probably over a year away.  PHD is a play […]

New DoubleLine Income Solutions DSL New Closed End Fund

DSL is a new closed end fund from Jeffrey Gundlach, the CEO of DoubleLine.  I have talked about Gundlach the new ‘bond king’ in previous posts.  (Click Here) More on DoubleLine.  Click. (July 2013.  Bernanke opened his trap during the June period and DSL tanked while rates shot up.  If you hold DSL just keep […]