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September 9, 2019. Quiet open in the markets today. We have NO hot prospects for either sells OR buys. Leaves are just starting to fall here in Chicago and we get the slowing down feeling as Fall approaches. The only buy we really want if OXLCO on Sept 20.

MOVIES: Angel Has Fallen. Nobody is seeing this movie because who wants to watch another flick about a President assassination. But it IS actually very good. High ratings on Rotten Tomatoes.

When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody.


Here is an article talking about CGBD which we hold in the Core Portfolio Pays over ten percent. FULL ARTICLE

Over the last three weeks, the stock price has rallied almost 8% but it’s still likely underpriced and considered a “Buy” for conservative investors. As shown below, CGBD is underpriced compared to its peer group (using NAV per share performance) and currently offering a dividend yield of 11.5% after taking into account special dividends of at least $0.16 per share in 2019.


Friday’s job report much worse than expected. Full article

A 34,000 surge in government jobs was primarily due to temporary census hiring of 25,000. So this report is far weaker than the headline number indicates.

By the way, revisions were negative for the third time.


Ultra liberal whacko CNN and MSNBC troubles. hahaha🙂

CNN lost 21 percent of its already minuscule audience last week, MSNBC lost 24 percent, while Fox News grew its already enormous viewership by six percent, as TVNewser highlights.

Yep, even the massively over-hyped news about a mass shooting and a regional weather story — Hurricane Dorian — could not stop the bleeding at both of these far-left, Russia Collusion Hoax channels.

In all of cable television, throughout the 24 hour day, Fox News was numero uno for the 34th consecutive week with an average of 1.32 million total day viewers. https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2019/09/06/hurricane-dorian-cant-save-cnn-msnbc-losing-fifth-audience/

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