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SEARS BONDS PAY 24%. BUY NLYPRF

May 31, 2018 NLYPRF went ex-dividend and this is a BUY at $25.13. If you want to take very high risk for very high return of 24% in a short period of time, buy SEARS bonds.  From what we are reading, they have the bucks to pay off these bonds. CUSIP:  812350AE6 Maturity:  October 2018 […]

BUY BSL AT RIGHT PRICE

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions.   May 29, 2018.  We have been looking at several positions for potential buys:  BGH, HYHG and BSL.  And we have been looking at numerous low-coupon Corporate Bonds that we can sell.  […]

MORE DEAD MONEY. SELL BLOK

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. May 24, 2018.  BLOK has a good story when we bought it back on January 17,  The Companies were involved in developing the block-chain technology which is supposedly revolutionary. The directive of […]

BUY AINV: STOCK OR BOND

May 23, 2018.  As regular readers know, we buy stuff when IT IS ON SALE……meaning there is a one-time temporary reason for a price decline.  As long as there is no change in credit quality, we will buy at a reduced price. We are now able to buy Apollo AINV while it is on sale. […]

PORTFOLIO SHOULD BE RE-NAMED BORING CORE PORTFOLIO

May 22, 2018.  One of our bucket-list goals was traveling across Canada by train and viewing the beautiful scenery in Western Canada.  We recommend this trip but keep in mind there are significant delays due to rising freight train traffic:  probably due to Trump’s growing economy! Cell coverage was spotty but we managed to keep […]

STILL WATCHING GBAB

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. May 15, 2018.  Back in mid-April our momentum indicators started turning up indicating that the stock market was setting up to head higher.  Last week, numerous financial advisors that we follow started […]

CNN DIES. ONE SELL AND TWO BUYS

Welcome to the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. May 11, 2018 Donnelly is in the “old” industry of printing and is in the process of trying to turn itself around.  But it’s not working as well as we had hoped […]