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D-DAY

CDC estimates that from 2010-2011 to 2017-2018, influenza-associated deaths in the United States ranged from a low of 12,000 (during 2011-2012) to a high of 79,000 (during 2017-2018). February 24, 2020.  Over the last few years or so we have been using Iron Mountain (IRM) as a ‘trading’ stock. (Typically we stay away from stocks […]

TRUMP WINS DEBATE. ANOTHER SELL: RAISING MORE CASH

But, after all is said and done President trump was probably the biggest gainer overall, gleefully mocking the Bloomberg as “stumbling, bumbling and grossly incompetent” in an early tweet: “Mini Mike Bloomberg’s debate performance tonight was perhaps the worst in the history of debates, and there have been some really bad ones. He was stumbling, […]

HIGHEST CASH LEVELS

February 19, 2020. With two sales yesterday, the Core Portfolio is now at 16% CASH, the highest level that we have had in recent memory. Regular readers know this in in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus. (news Wednesday: Global stocks reversed Tuesday’s losses and rose on Wednesday after fresh “hope and optimism”TM emerged […]

IGNORE CARONAVIRUS NEWS AT YOUR OWN PERIL. SELLS AND RAISING CASH

A population exceeding that of the entire United States is under house arrest. (China) “Human beings have believed in the existence of extraterrestrial life for millennia,” he says. “I suspect that any revelation that [UFOs] exist would be met with something close to a shrug.” Matthew Hersch, a history of science and technology professor at […]

CHINA STATS: WORRIED YET?

Did you watch the Oscars? Nobody else did!!!! Do the moronic college kids supporting crazy Sanders understand that he is 80 fukkin years old!!!….same as Bloomerberg. February 14, 2020. Good news on Core Portfolio positions: IRM and CIM both spiked up over the last few days. Our recent purchase SOJD has also gone to the […]

STOCK MARKET LIKES TRUMP

WANNA GO ON A CRUISE????!!! February 13, 2020. Yesterday we mentioned the new AT&T preferred issue. It appears set to start trading today. Ticker: ATTXL As we already own two T issues, we will not be buying and the yield is relatively low. If you buy, do not pay much more than $25.00. We remain […]

WATCHING FOR AT&T ISSUE

Minimum wage starter job: Learning what you DON”T want to do the rest of your life. February 12, 2020. AT&T (T) has announced they will be issuing a new series of fixed rate preferred stock. This will trade under the permanent ticker of T-C when it finally hits the big board for trading. The issue […]