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November 14, 2019. News on UNIT Corporate Bond held in the Core Portfolio CUSIP 909218AB5 : It is reported that UNT the parent Company be offering around $700 per bond, probably tomorrow. This bond has been collapsing. We ARE selling the bonds as soon as we get information on the offer. Altho we never want to take losses, the received dividends will help alleviate the pain. (update: we decided to keep this bond)

News on LTSL which is in the Core Portfolio: Due to a merger, LTSL will no longer be publicly traded. The bond is collapsing, now at $22.95. The bonds will continue with the same interest and maturity. Do NOT sell. HOLD.


Johnny Carson hosting The Tonight Show used to average 8-9 million viewers. Today, the ultra liberal whack job talk show hosts can barely make 3 million. The Tonight Show is at a sickly 1.7 million. Gee, do you suppose people are sick of their hate speech?


CBS’ “The Late Show” won premiere week over the competition, averaging 2.9 million viewers for the last week in September. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” came in second at 1.8 million and “The Tonight Show” took third with 1.7 million.

Colbert was down 27%, Kimmel fell 16%, and Fallon, who has historically skewed towards a younger audience than his rivals, dropped 33% compared to last year in the 18 to 49 demo.


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Total household debt in the United States, including mortgages, auto loans, credit card and student debt, climbed to $13.95 trillion in the third quarter of 2019, eclipsing the debt level at the height of the Great Recession in Q3 2008 by $1.28 trillion in nominal terms.

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