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FIRE SALE ON ISD. CNN. NETFLIX.

December 14, 2017 Update:  Dec 15 We have a buy order on ISD at $14.69. We have been watching Prudential Short-Duration High Yield Fund (ISD) for several months.  Or we should say watching the price collapse on this thing.  BUT…..the discount on this Closed End Fund to NAV is now 10%.  This is exactly when […]

REVIEW OF GBAB 6.7%

December 12, 2017 We have numerous positions going ex-dividend in December but NONE except one are “buys”.  We recently bought GBAB.  It jumped up to $22.89 and has been dropping back to $22.63 today.  GBAB is going ex-dividend December 14 and we would watch for a pull-back to around $22.50  This is a buy anyplace […]

EHT. FAKE NEWS.

December 8, 2017 FAKE NEWS EVERYWHERE:  We do not listen to CNBC and the financial networks.  But yesterday at the gym we overheard a rube on CNBC forecasting a recession in 2019.  LOL  Now how in the hell can anyone talk about what is going to happen in the financial markets YEARS in the future.  […]

NEWTL 6.7% BUY: but we are cash poor!!!

December 6, 2017 We are suggesting you look at NEWTL which is a debt security from Newtek:  pasted below is a brief description copied from the article and the link is below.  We have been watching Newtek for ages and the time has come to buy.  The bond NEWTL is a BUY. We are NOT […]

LOOKING AT BXMT FOR BUY

December 4, 2017 REVIEW THE CORE PORTFOLIO FOR CURRENT HOLDINGS. We own BXMT in the Core Portfolio………there is yet another positive article in SeekingAlpha.com on the Company and the link is below.     BXMT has announced a public offering of 10,800,000 shares and so the price has come down.  NOW is the time to […]

REVIEWING LADR: BUY MORE OF THIS CORE PORTFOLIO POSITION

December 1, 2017 Here is a positive article (link below) on LADR which is a position in the Core Portfolio.  LADR pays over 9% and is now priced BELOW where we purchased.  Current owners can buy more.  Or if you do NOT own, you have two options:  buy now and get the dividend on Dec […]

LOOKING AT TCCA——AGAIN

November 30, 2017 Back on November 2 we suggested you look at TCCA Triangle Capital. Well, TCCA is back in the news again.  They went ex-dividend today, paying us a nice dividend.  Which means this position is now in the BUY category. The close today is $25.07.  You can add to current positions or buy […]