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Over 10 years of investing experience, I use dividend reinvestment to accumulate stocks. I view myself as a Long-Long investor, very rarely (if ever) making short term trades. My three model portfolios--Widows and Orphans, Climbers and Dogs, and Pretty Girls and Railroads, are basically each 1/3... More
  • Composite Portfolio Midday Report (3/5/13) 0 comments
    Mar 5, 2013 1:04 PM | about stocks: BGS, AAPL, NOK, LULU, IAC, FRO, ANH, KMI, CYS, COG

    Indexes
    NASDAQ Composite +1.28%
    S&P 500 +1.07%
    Russell 2000 +0.99%
    Dow Jones Industrial Average +0.97%
    Portfolios
    Climbers and Dogs +0.85%
    Widows and Orphans +0.61%
    Pretty Girls and Railroads +0.58%
    Cumulative +0.68%
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      Mar 05 2013 15:56 GMT
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      Mar 05 2013 15:29 GMT
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      Mar 05 2013 13:24 GMT
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    Gainers Today's Market Change
    B&G Foods Inc
    BGS:NYQ
    1.26USD+4.38%
    Apple Inc
    AAPL:NSQ
    14.19USD+3.38%
    Nokia Oyj
    NOK:NYQ
    0.12USD+3.33%
    Lululemon Athletica Inc
    LULU:NSQ
    2.07USD+3.09%
    IAC/InterActiveCorp
    IACI:NSQ
    1.26USD+3.07%
    Losers Today's Market Change
    Frontline Ltd
    FRO:NYQ
    -0.16USD-8.08%
    Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp
    ANH:NYQ
    -0.06USD-1.07%
    Kinder Morgan Inc
    KMI:NYQ
    -0.17USD-0.45%
    CYS Investments Inc
    CYS:NYQ
    -0.03USD-0.25%
    Cabot Oil & Gas Corp
    COG:NYQ
    -0.10USD-0.16%

    Disclosure: I am long BGS, AAPL, NOK, LULU, IACI, FRO, ANH, KMI, CYS, COG.

    Stocks: BGS, AAPL, NOK, LULU, IAC, FRO, ANH, KMI, CYS, COG
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