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December 12, 2019. Reminder we still have a BUY order in place for TCRZ which is going ex-dividend today. Hopefully we get filled at $25.25 this price—-you could go a few pennies higher if needed to get the shares.

DLR-L or DLRPRL at Fidelity. Digital Realty Preferred is going ex-dividend paying 29 cents. This is a better quality issue and we suggest you buy around $25.10: assuming the price declines to that level this morning. Add to your positions or buy for the first time.

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CEOs generally have a good lead on the economy and can spot acceleration and deceleration periods in the business cycle. With the current economy cycling lower into year-end, CEOs are departing companies at a record rate, fastest in nearly two decades, amid their collapse in confidence in the outlook of the economy. 

Bloomberg notes that CEOs are voluntarily abandoning ship [their respected companies] as the economic expansion slows and risks a further deceleration into 2020 with the treat of a mild recession in the back half of the year. 

“Historical patterns indicate that when we see this rate of turnover, the economic expansion is almost certainly in its final inning,” Bloomberg warned.

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Democrap controlled California loses yet another convention in witch Palosi’s home town. LOLOL A lot of companies, and people, are leaving CA and moving to Texas, because of the terrible tax burden in California.

Oracle, a major Silicon Valley tech company, will move its annual OpenWorld conference to Las Vegas next year due to San Francisco’s expensive hotel rates and the city’s “poor street conditions,” according to reports.

The loss of OpenWorld, which has been held in San Francisco for about 20 years, is raising new concerns about whether the city’s struggles with homelessness, open drug use and street violence may be scaring off tourism and other business, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

“For the industry, for the city, to have a major conference leave us impacts all of us,” Kevin Carroll, chief executive of the Hotel Council of San Francisco, which represents hotel owners, told the newspaper.

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