Archive | March 2017

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DIVIDENDS ROLLING IN. ADDING 1,000 SHARES TO UNG TRADE

March 29, 2017 (UPDATE March 30:  We are getting a bunch of dividends coming in as we approach the end of March.  This is so much fun watching the dollars roll in.  Why piss around in the stock market and pull your hair out worrying about trading.  Just sit back and make the dividend producing […]

HILL STILL HAS THE WILL. BUY AMERIGAS STOCK OR BOND.

March 28, 2017 We have never paid much attention to AmeriGas.  But a recent article sparked out interest and we are BUYING. We are buying the bond for 5.5% at maturity (which is good in this lousy environment), BUT you can also buy the stock APU for a very nice 8%.  If you don’t want […]

SELLING INTELSAT BOND

March 24, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions.  (A donate button has been added if you would like to contribute to the cause.) (UPDATE March 27:  The UNG trade is working:  BUY.  Despite last week’s travesty with the healthcare vote, the market is really looking forward to the tax cut program that […]

BORING AS HELL BUT NICE YIELD WITH CORPORATE BOND: IRON MOUNTAIN

March 23, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions.  (A donate button has been added if you would like to contribute to the cause.) The Corporate Bond from Iron Mountain provides 5.167% if held to maturity.  It matures in August 2023 BUT is callable at $103.00 in August 2018.  The CUSIP is 46284PAQ7 […]

‘TRADING’ UNG

March 21, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions.  (A donate button has been added if you would like to contribute to the cause.) (Update:  Holding UNG.  May buy more if gets above $7.61) We have decided to buy UNG for a TRADE. We are technicians and follow the charts.  UNG is setting […]

BUYING NEW POSITION: STEP UP TO LADR. PENSION FUNDS ARE CRASHING.

March 16, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions.  (A donate button has been added if you would like to contribute to the cause.) We have been selling long dated bonds…meaning those that mature in the 2030’s.  If that NitWit Yellen keeps on raising rates, we sure as hell don’t want to be […]

DO YOU NEED TO “PARK” CASH: READ THIS. HOLDING ALL POSITIONS.

March 8, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions.  (A donate button has been added if you would like to contribute to the cause.) (UPDATE March 15:  If you have extra cash sitting around and you want to park it while still earning a decent interest, read this: http://seekingalpha.com/article/4055085-fixed-income-ideas-short-term-low-risk (UPDATE March 10:  The […]