Archive | April 2017

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YES AMAZON NEEDS WAREHOUSES

April 27, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions. The days of high yields in the Corporate Bond arena are over, unless you want to take risk in buying the junkier bonds.  And we have purchased a few of those and done well. If you only comfortable with higher quality bonds, the yield […]

SYNIVERSE 11.5% IF HELD TO MATURITY. SHORT TERM. RISKY.

April 19, 2017 We have been lucky with distressed bonds.  Syniverse is offering a short term 2019 JUNK BOND.  Only people willing to buy small amounts, and are willing to take the risk, should buy these:  as usual we do NOT expect problems.  Our prior low quality bond buys are doing well:  Sprint jumped way […]

TRUMP RALLY FIZZLING. BUY TICCL

April 17, 2017 (UPDATE:  TICCL spiked up to $25.40 already.  We have decided to place a BUY LIMIT order at $25.24 but this order may NOT get filled.  Update:  THIS  WAS filled.) GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions. We have seen SPY drop from a high of 240 down to 232.  It is […]

SEE UPDATE BELOW. STILL HOLDING UNG

April 11, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions. (UPDATE April 13:  Still holding the trade in UNG.  Also looking at other potential buys but can find nothing at prices we like.  Still holding all positions altho market is starting to show internal degradation due to lack of Trump getting his programs done.  […]

BUYING RISKY BONDS-23%

April 6, 2017 GO TO CORE PORTFOLIO to see current positions. We have been making good money in buying distressed bonds.  The recent sale of Intelsat gave us a huge return very quickly.  We have a big increase in the Sprint bond and we may be selling this in the near future to lock in […]

BUYING INTO HEALTHCARE. BUY MORE UNG AT $7.89

April 6, 2017 The bumbling morons known as the Republicans are now going on vacation for two weeks.  What a disgrace.  Can the Washington cess-pool get any worse?  Americans should kick out the crooks and start over. _____ Medical Properties Trust MPW has been on a roller coaster ride;  $17.50 down to $10.50 up to […]

WE ARE GETTING CONCERNED AND CAUTIOUS. STILL PLAYING UNG TRADE

April 3, 2017 (April 5 UPDATE:  ADD to UNG if gets above $7.89 and stays there.) (April 4 UPDATE:  Still holding UNG trade.  If you see price spikes today or tomorrow, keep ADDING to position.  We may play this trade for the next few weeks, but watching charts to tell us next step.) We have […]