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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 […]

IS GOLD GOING TO GLITTER AGAIN

April 11, 2018 Jeff Grundlach is considered the reigning “bond king”.  What is a bond king, you ask. Well, he is viewed as the supreme ‘expert’ in bonds.  So when he speaks investors listen. Jeff Gundlach, who currently manages over $100B at DoubleLine Capital, said “Gold is negatively correlated with the dollar. We see that […]

STILL TRYING TO GET BDCS. AND NEW BOOK

April 10, 2018 BDCS is still on our radar.  Despite market volatility the price is stable and is now $19.94 It goes ex-dividend on April 12 (44 cents) and we plan on buying if we can get the right price. We have a Limit Order at $19.49.  (NOTE:  You CAN buy BDCS now, and get […]

SELL KINDRED HEALTHCARE

April 6, 2018 Last year we purchased a ‘distressed’ Kindred Healthcare corporate bond.  We have a significant increase in value PLUS we have received some very nice dividends.  We like to sell high:  SELL THIS BOND. _____ Here is another positive article on LADR which has been in the Core Portfolio for a long time….it […]