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LONG TERM BOND FUNDS? GET OUT

June 2, 2014 **********Go to “Core Portfolio” for current holdings.********** Interest rates have been declining.  If you are still in long term bond Funds, you have an excellent opportunity to sell them.  You don’t have to sell today or even this week.  But you definitely want to get out soon.  Nobody really knows when interest […]

YOU HAVE TO WATCH INTEREST RATES. PFLT AND BKLN

March 25, 2014 Go to “Core Portfolio” for current holdings.  Hit “+Follow” at top of page to follow this blog. Last week that nit-wit Yellen (Fed President) roiled the markets.  She talked about rising interest rates and the markets have still not recovered.  Yesterday we took a roller coaster ride and our dividend paying investments […]

CALLING ALL MILLIONAIRES!

March 17, 2014 Go to “Core Portfolio” for current holdings.  Hit “+Follow” at top of page to follow this blog. SPY 1846.00 Update:  I expected a market decline if the Fed tapered.  And that is what we are getting so far.  Hold tight.  Do nothing for now. Market Outlook:  Possible pullback but long term bullish. […]

BUY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES

March 13, 2014 **********Go to “Investments Core Portfolio” for current holdings.********** SPY 1872.00 Short and Long Term Outlook:  Bullish HTGY is a baby bond for BDC Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC).  IF, and only if, this gets down to $25.00 you should buy.  Pays almost 7%.  Do NOT buy unless you can get this for […]

JMPC BUY

February 24, 2014 Go to “Investments Core Portfolio” for current holdings. JMP Group Inc. is a full service investment banking and alternative asset management firm that provides investment banking, sales and trading, and equity research services. I suggest buying JMPC 7.25% Senior Notes due in 2021.  As always I recommend no more than 1% of […]

STAY ALERT

February 20, 2014 Go to “Investments Core Portfolio” for current holdings. MUST READ ARTICLE:  CLICK ON LINK BELOW http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/china-starts-to-make-a-power-move-against-the-u-s-dollar Investors are facing numerous issues.  Unemployment is very bad and prospects do not appear good.  This administration is doing nothing to address this problem.  Their solution is to get everyone on food stamps and disability.  The […]

PATIENCE

January 30. 2014 SPY 1773.00  Go to “Investments Core Portfolio” for current holdings. The market is up today………..but we have NO technical indicators telling us that this pullback is over.  Typically you see a reversal when we see a decline of 5%.  So all you can do is be patient and watch for those bargains […]