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  • "Dividend Lab Webinar: Aug 28th 3:00 PM MST - 4:30 PM MST"

    This is a reminder that "Dividend Lab Webinar: Aug 28th 3:00 PM MST - 4:30 PM MST" will begin in 1 day on:

    Wed, Aug 28, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MDT

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    Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you.

    2. Choose one of the following audio options:

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    If you prefer to use your phone, you must select "Use Telephone" after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below.
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    Webinar ID: 154-411-843

    Aug 28 4:59 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Dividend Lab Webinar: 3-Hour Portfolio Q&A; Hedging Strategies; Profit Taking

    08.21.13 evening

    Hi Folks,

    I typically keep the weekly conference calls to 90-minutes. The replay is available on Dividend Lab. I am 100% pleased with our hedged portfolio. We are banking coin.

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    I spent 90-minutes going over every position.

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    1. Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY)

    We had a synthetic long position on $INCY. I will be sending out a "take profits" alert tonight. They had great pancreatic news today.

    2. ETJ, ZTR, JMI: Phillip Goldstein

    I addressed my communication with Mr. Goldstein - that I could speak of. I am making adjustments based upon these updates.

    3. Equity Portfolio Protection. Interest Rate Protection.

    I addressed how we are hedged on stocks and interest rates. I discussed the MLP risks - and proactive measures.

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    4. Focus upon Right Sectors. Focus upon Dividend Growth, Stock Spinoffs, Special Situations.

    I highlighted how we are positioned - to make money period.

    5. I will send out weekly call/put adjustments tomorrow for weekly income.

    This income is for hedging costs and/or money to book as profits.

    Thanks for everyone who called in. The webinar is on the forum to listen tomorrow.


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    Aug 21 8:46 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Open Invitation: Hedging & Investing In A Rising Interest Rate Environment – Dividend Lab Webinar On August 21st

    08.19.13 evening

    Hi Folks, I continue to rebalance our portfolio. The recent 10-Year Bond movement was even greater than I expected - but we were positioned correctly with hedges. TJ 08.19.13

    Please register for Dividend Lab Webinar: Aug 21st 3:00 PM MST - 4:00 PM MST on Aug 21, 2013 3:00 PM MDT at:

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    We will discuss the recent market events: 1) interest rate trend and implications; 2) debating the merits of any investment.

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    I believe we have our largest portfolio allocations in the best names. We have interest rate specific hedges. We also have market hedges.

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    What I am doing: avoiding utilities, MLP's, REIT's, junk debt, long-duration debt, BDC's, preferred stocks, mREITs.

    Nobody knows what will happen after Bernanke's 5-year run of QE - and legally manipulating interest rates downward. This has never happened before. I continue to reposition our portfolio to benefit and make money on the current environment. I have sent out adjustments to our portfolio. I am still thinking about some names I own - and am likely to sell. If I am right, I can enter later at a more attractive price.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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    Aug 21 5:00 PM | Link | 2 Comments
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