Archive | October 2017

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HOLDING PATTERN. MDLX

October 31, 2017 The stock market keeps spiking upward and is getting frothy. We continue holding a lot of individual corporate bonds as we do not expect rates to go much higher.  We also hold baby bonds and are buying only when they go ex-dividend and drop to buy levels…..see the note below.  SO we […]

WORRIED ABOUT A MARKET CRASH?????

October 24, 2017 We follow a very small select number of financial websites on a daily basis.  We do NOT look at CNBC, Cramer or FOX financial…..the constant stream of bobble-heads gives us a headache.  The networks are after ratings, nothing more. Linked below is a video that you really need to watch, especially if […]

POLL: PLEASE RESPOND

October 19. 2017 As we approach our Fifth Anniversary in a few weeks, we are asking that you respond to our poll asking for the demographics of our readers.  As the number of followers is rather low 😦 every response is needed!!! (We are having problems loading this thing so if it does not work, […]

FBI COMES CALLING. 7% OPPORTUNITY

October 18, 2017 We have been watching Newtek Business Services for a long time-probably six months if not longer.  We have wanted to buy but the price was too high, or it simply dropped off our watch list, or we just forgot about it. Well, anyway, the FBI showed up on one of their subsidiaries […]

LOOK AT LADR

October 13, 2017 GO HERE TO SEE THE CORE PORTFOLIO. The link below takes you to a positive article on the Ventas Corporate Bond which is in the Core Portfolio….it is always good to see positive comments on a holding. We purchased at a good price under par and this bond is NOT a buy […]

A BUY AND TWO SELLS.

October 11, 2017 Thursday.  BUY at $25.20 We already own RILYZ in the Core Portfolio.  This position is going ex-dividend on Oct. 12….tomorrow. Most likely the price will decline after going ex-dividend and this would be a good time for new readers to buy for the first time, OR add to current positions…..$25.30 is a […]

SELLING CORPORATES.

October 10, 2017 We are selling two Corporate Bonds. -We want to raise our cash position. -We have a significant increase in the value of the bonds PLUS with the dividends received we have a very good Total Return.  Taking profits. -They have relatively low yields so time to find something better. -HCP stock is […]