Archive | February 2017

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CUBI-F PREFERRED. BUYING UNDER $25.30

February 27, 2017 Click here to see the Core Portfolio which lists all current positions. We are buying CUBI-F (CUBIPRF at Fidelity) a preferred from Customers Bancorp….a publicly traded bank holding company based in Pennsylvania.  The 6% issue just went ex-dividend and this is a good time to purchase. It offers a floating rate which […]

BUYING GBAB FOR IRA (NOT YOUR TAXABLE ACCOUNT)

February 24, 2017 Click here to see the Core Portfolio which lists all current positions. Yesterday we mentioned that we are taking a gander at GBAB Guggenheim TAXABLE Municipal Managed Duration Trust…for a position in the IRA. Keep in mind these are Taxable municipals, NOT the tax free muni’s that you see heavily advertised. In […]

CHECK IT OUT

February 23, 2017 Click here to see the Core Portfolio which lists all current positions. Alpha Gen Capital, at SeekingAlpha, has published a free copy of their December financial newsletter…as a sales pitch to get new subscribers.  (The cost is around $450 per year)  Realizing this is two month old data, we are providing a […]

BUY CORP. OFFICE TRUST. NEW POLL GIVES TRUMP 55%. FINALLY GETTING RID OF NEW YORK TIMES.

February 22, 2017 Click here to see the Core Portfolio which lists all current positions. We own numerous ‘data center’ positions.  Today we are adding another position:  Corporate Office Property Trust.  The link below to an article will give you a detailed analysis of this sector. BUY Corporate Bond Cusip # 22003BAH9 Yield to Maturity […]

SELL TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATE BOND

February 17, 2017 Way back in 2013 we suggested you look at Tenet Healthcare Corporate Bonds. When you add up the dividends we have a big profit, altho the bond price has declined. This position should be SOLD….the risk is just too high.  Now that Obamacare is going to be repealed, or may be repealed […]

BOND MATURES, AND SELLING ANOTHER ONE

February 16, 2017 (UPDATE:  Thursday, February 16, 2017  The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-five percent (45%) disapprove. The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 36% who Strongly Disapprove.) The Xerox […]

YET ANOTHER CORPORATE BOND OPPORTUNITY

Click here to see the Core Portfolio which lists all current positions. (UPDATE Feb 15:  It sure is nice seeing those dividend checks coming in.  So far today we have FIFTEEN divi payments….thats right, 15.  Why spend all your time buying and selling stocks when you can buy a position and just sit back and […]