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MAIN, CTL, OFSSL

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. April 30, 2018 NOTE:  The positions we are talking about below have jumped up this morning.  We suggest you WAIT for the prices to settle down, before buying. MAIN is a Business […]

LOOK AT OFSSL.

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio to see a listing of current positions. April 27, 2018 We are placing a LIMIT order Good til Cancel on OFSSL at $25,07.  The price today is $25.14 and we do NOT want to pay this much.  So […]

BUY CGBD AND SUMMIT MIDSTREAM

April 26, 2018 Summit Midstream is a MLP that gathers and processes natural gas.  We are buying the corporate bonds that mature in 2022.  CUSIP:  86614WAC0  Mature August 2022 Note:  These are individual corporate bonds that mature at a specific date.  They are NOT a bond fund–we generally do NOT like bond funds.  We hold […]

DEAD MONEY

April 19, 2018 We bought RA back in 2017.  This turned out to be a mistake as it has dropped $2 per share.  That’s the bad news. But…..the total return is about breakeven, as the dividends received have made up for the share decline.  Still, this is not our goal!!!  In essence this has been […]

LOOK AT UTF

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio to see a listing of current positions. April 17, 2018 We bought UTF in January.  It goes ex-dividend today, and is a buy.  The technical momentum indicators are moving up.  Pays 8%.  Here is a link to the […]

BUY RILYZ

April 12, 2018 UPDATE Friday  We added at $25.02.  The price has gone lower, and this is still a buy. BUY RILYZ. This position is in the Core Portfolio and went ex-dividend today.  Buy anywhere close to $25.00

BUY BDCS NOW

April 12, 2018 BUY BDCS at $19.61 _____ President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday for a government-wide review of welfare programs, with a goal of putting more people back to work, White House officials said. The order directs all federal agencies involved in providing more than $700 billion in low-income assistance annually to study […]