Archive | June 2018

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HCAPZ BACK IN PLAY

June 28, 2018.  We have been trying to buy HCAPZ but the price kept going up beyond what we were willing to pay.  Finally, last Thursday, we gave up and cancelled the orders. Today the ask is $25.35 and this is actually not a bad price to pay for this business development company paying 6%-especially […]

BUYING CORPORATE BOND

June 27, 2018.  The stock market has been essentially flat so far this year.  SPY is actually a little down vs. early January. But we are less concerned about stocks and more interested in high yield instruments that give us good dividends/income.  We have been selling low yielding bonds, and looking for higher paying positions. […]

UPDATE: WE HAVE CANCELLED ALL LIMIT ORDERS PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED-ECCY AND HCPZA. SELL WPC-GOOD PROFITS

The satisfaction rate, which Gallup has measured at least monthly since 2001, has now topped 35% three times this year — a level reached only three times in the previous 12 years (once each in 2006, 2009 and 2016). _____ June 21, 2018.  We are selling the stock WPC.  (We are keeping the WPC Corporate […]

BUY IRON MOUNTAIN BOND RIGHT NOW.

Now in the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. June 18, 2018.  So far in 2018 we have been trying to reduce the number of holdings in the Core Portfolio.  There are just too many to monitor, and we have missed, […]

BUYING

Now in the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. June 14, 2018,  We added to BSL position at $17.85 Still trying to buy HCAPZ at $25.40 Trying to add to ECCY position at $25.21.  Went ex-dividend today. _____ A stunning story […]

SOLD SUNOCO

June 13, 2018.  We sold the Sunoco Corporate Bond due to low yield.  HCAPZ, mentioned yesterday, popped up in price and it is too expensive for us.  We are maintaining the Limit Order in case the price drops. Here are some buy prices for other positions that you can buy…..WAIT until tomorrow after they go […]

SELLING MORE BONDS. BUY HCAPZ.

Now in the 6th year of Dividend Income Investor. Before buying any investment, go to Core Portfolio for a listing of current positions. June 12, 2018.  We sold the low yield Wells Fargo Corporate Bond.  The total return is positive:  the price has declined but we have received numerous dividends. We also sold the low […]