Archive | February 2018

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SELLING MORE LOW YIELDING CORPORATE BONDS

February 9, 2018 We are continuing to sell low yielding (3-4%) corporate bonds that were purchased before we started the blog (not listed in the Core Portfolio)…with the intent to buy higher yielding investments when and if this correction is over.  Their prices have been declining altho we are seeing small profits since we purchased […]

SELLING CORPORATES. MORE BILL/HILLARY CORRUPTION

February 8, 2018 We SOLD two of the corporate bonds in the Core Portfolio:  ARES and Aflac. They were paying 3+% yield which was low and they were declining in price due to potential higher interest rates.  (But we did sell at a higher price than we paid, and we also have been getting the […]

ADDING TO UTF

February 7, 2018 We already own a SMALL position in UTF:  Cohen and Steers Infrastructure Fund. This closed end fund invests in utilities, toll roads, airports, pipelines and many more.  In fact it’s largest holdings include Crown Castle, EnBridge, American Tower and Kinder Morgan:  ALL OF WHICH WE ALREADY OWN AS INDIVIDUAL CORPORATE BONDS IN […]

SELLING PONDX

February 6, 2018 FOX News:  “This is profit taking in a bull market” Selling PONDX.   PONDX is a short term bond fund that pays a low yield.  We have held this thing for years, and have MADE A VERY NICE RETURN.  But it is time to let it go….which frees up cash for investments […]

GETTING HIT HARD. WATCH TCCA

(UPDATE FEB 5)  Despite the declines we are seeing in many positions, TCCA is holding up very well.   We added to TCCA last week at $25.07 and we are looking at ADDING more.  Right now the price is $25.05 and we will be watching for a possible buy at $24.99.  (A limit order is […]