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HTGZ BUY OR ADD

January 12, 2016 HTGZ is now ex-dividend and the price as we write this is $25.44.  This thing pays 7% and IS IN the Core Portfolio. If you do not currently own it, this is a good time to buy.  If you DO OWN this you could ADD more. The position is callable in April […]

TOLL ROADS AND PIPELINES. BORING BUT PAYS WELL. BUY UTF.

January 9, 2017 (Update:  Do NOT buy SCQ.  We have cancelled the buy order.) (Update:  We just barely squeeked thru a buy on UTF yesterday at $19.76—the price we had suggested.  The price dropped temporarily and the order was filled.  We mentioned SCQ last week.  We will continue holding the buy at $25.30.  It goes […]

TRYING TO GET SCQ. 6.4%

January 4, 2017 We sold numerous positions as rising interest rates became apparent back in the fourth quarter of 2016.  Since the election we have added eight positions, two of which are Corporates.  They are performing as expected. So the Core Portfolio now has 48 INDIVIDUAL Corporate Bonds (we do NOT like corporate bond Funds) […]