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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
  • Widows And Orphans Daily Close Report (3/11/13) 0 comments
    Mar 12, 2013 9:26 AM | about stocks: MMM, AGNC, AAPL, MT, BRK.B, BKCC, CAT, CTB, DHY, CSX, CYS, DD, EXG, EFC, GRMN, GE, HLF, JPM, KCAP, KKR, LMT, LO, MGA, MSFT, NAT, OZM, PBI, PSEC, GOLD, RSOEGY, SKM, SLRC, SCCO, SXL, TMO, TOT, TWO, VZ, V, VOD, WAC, XIN, ZTR

     

     

    Symbol Company Name Price Price Chg. Price % Chg. Volume (000) Volume % Chg.
    PBI Pitney-Bowes Inc $14.23 0.27 2% 2,628 -36%
    CSX C S X Corp $23.34 0.35 2% 8,547 -6%
    AAPL Apple Inc $437.87 6.15 1% 16,936 -13%
    MT Arcelor Mittal Cl A $14.89 0.17 1% 4,588 -56%
    TWO Two Harbors Investment $13.25 0.15 1% 4,435 -16%
    KKR K K R & Co Lp $19.22 0.19 1% 2,709 1%
    CTB Cooper Tire & Rubber Co $26.01 0.23 1% 480 -25%
    AGNC American Capital Agency $32.75 0.28 1% 6,992 30%
    SI Siemens A G Adr $108.87 0.87 1% 253 -12%
    TOT Total S A Adr $51.44 0.41 1% 1,093 -30%
    RSO Resource Capital Corp $6.68 0.05 1% 951 -10%
    CAT Caterpillar Inc $91.18 0.67 1% 4,847 -17%
    EFC Ellington Financial $24.80 0.16 1% 106 -36%
    LMT Lockheed Martin Corp $90.54 0.55 1% 2,103 -22%
    JPM J P Morgan Chase & Co $50.48 0.28 1% 19,473 -18%
    BRKB Berkshire Hathaway Cl B $104.07 0.44 0% 3,268 -25%
    DD Dupont De Nemours & Co $49.33 0.18 0% 3,358 -43%
    SLRC Solar Capital Ltd $24.80 0.09 0% 318 -42%
    SXL Sunoco Logistics Ptnr Lp $67.75 0.23 0% 309 32%
    EXG Eaton V Tx-Mgd Gl Div Eq $9.48 0.03 0% 878 -30%
    V Visa Inc Cl A $161.18 0.51 0% 1,685 -42%
    GRMN Garmin Ltd $35.72 0.11 0% 955 -36%
    GOLD Randgold Resources Adr $81.19 0.25 0% 400 -27%
    DHY Credit Suisse Hi Yld Bd $3.32 0.01 0% 431 13%
    MGA Magna Intl Inc $56.30 0.16 0% 487 -35%
    TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific $77.22 0.18 0% 1,099 -40%
    KCAP K C A P Financial Inc $10.71 0.02 0% 284 -43%
    SKM S K Telecom Co Ltd Ads $18.56 0.03 0% 1,035 -49%
    MMM Three M Company $105.81 0.10 0% 1,721 -36%
    PSEC Prospect Capital Corp $11.17 0.01 0% 1,901 -39%
    ZTR Zweig Total Return Fund $12.85 0.01 0% 82 18%
    CYS C Y S Investments Inc $12.00 0.00 0% 3,850 52%
    VOD Vodafone Group Plc Adr $27.68 -0.03 0% 9,723 -30%
    VZ Verizon Communications $47.81 -0.15 0% 9,541 -32%
    OZM Och-Ziff Cap Mgmt Cl A $9.37 -0.03 0% 843 -41%
    MSFT Microsoft Corp $27.87 -0.13 0% 36,635 -20%
    BKCC Blackrock Kelso Cap Corp $10.40 -0.05 0% 1,521 148%
    LO Lorillard Inc $38.41 -0.21 -1% 2,672 -29%
    NAT Nordic Amer Tanker Ltd $9.05 -0.05 -1% 375 -42%
    HLF Herbalife Ltd $41.26 -0.24 -1% 1,769 -83%
    SCCO Southern Copper Corp $37.71 -0.22 -1% 1,489 -21%
    WAC Walter Investment Mgmt $47.00 -0.29 -1% 119 -76%
    GE General Electric Co $23.62 -0.15 -1% 34,954 -14%
    XIN Xinyuan Real Estate Ads $4.73 -0.10 -2% 634 -21%
                 
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    By Nizar Manek in London

    Security companies could face compensation bills and expulsion from a global industry body if they fail to police their employees' conduct, under a new agreement between companies, civil society groups and the UK and US governments. Under the deal, finalised last month, an independent industry body will certify companies and...

    00:22 GMT Mar 12 2013 TOT:NYQ
    GE aims to double African sales

    By Ed Crooks in New York

    General Electric aims to double its sales in sub-Saharan Africa during the next few years, its chief executive has said, in the latest sign of international companies' growing interest in the region. In his annual letter to GE's shareholders, Jeff Immelt said sub-Saharan Africa had been "off the radar" when...

    23:11 GMT Mar 11 2013 GE:NYQ
    Canaccord eyes job pruning and expansion

    By Vanessa Kortekaas

    Sipping on pomegranate juice from a mini-fridge next to his desk, Alexis de Rosnay explains how he has been "pruning" staff since becoming chief executive of Canaccord Genuity, the European arm of the Canadian financial group, six months ago. He took the helm at a good time. Canaccord's £253.5m acquisition...

    22:53 GMT Mar 11 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Bam Construct to build Google's London HQ

    By Gill Plimmer

    Google's new £1bn European headquarters in King's Cross, London, will be built by the Dutch company Bam Construct, which has fought off rival bids from Carillion, Skanska and Balfour Beatty. Bam Construct, which is part of the Amsterdam-listed Royal Bam Group, learnt on Monday that it had won the contract...

    18:46 GMT Mar 11 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Ad El Dorado proves elusive

    By Emily Steel in New York

    Wearing his trademark black turtleneck, Steve Jobs stood on stage at an Apple press event in 2010 and promised to revolutionise the advertising business with iAd, the company's new mobile ad product. Ads would appear inside applications on Apple mobile devices then open up to show innovative interactive and targeting...

    17:18 GMT Mar 11 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    US equities march higher as Vix drops

    By Arash Massoudi in New York

    The CBOE Vix index, dubbed Wall Street's fear gauge, touched a fresh six-year low on Monday as US stocks edged higher on the first trading session of the week. The Vix, which measures implied volatility on the S&P 500, fell 5.5 per cent to 11.90. The index, a closely watched...

    17:15 GMT Mar 11 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Trader jailed over leaked JPMorgan data

    By Brooke Masters in London

    A former futures trader has been sentenced to four years in jail for an insider-trading scheme that netted him £591,117 in profit. Richard Joseph, 43, was convicted of six counts of trading on confidential and price-sensitive information leaked to him from the print room at JPMorgan Cazenove. He placed spread...

    16:42 GMT Mar 11 2013 JPM:NYQ
    African still bursts with equity activity

    By Katrina Manson in Nairobi

    Miles Morland, a pioneering Africa investor, has spent more than two decades looking for deals in places where you can't drink the tap water. If his experience is anything to go by, finding successful private equity opportunities has more to do with sharing a glass of the stronger stuff in...

    14:54 GMT Mar 11 2013 KKR:NYQ
    Total resumes Elgin-Franklin production

    By Michael Kavanagh

    Total has finally resumed production of gas and gas condensate at the Elgin-Franklin platform complex, nearly a year after a leak and emergency evacuation prompted a shutdown that has been blamed in part for Britain's double-dip recession. The shutdown of the complex, which is estimated to have accounted for 7...

    09:45 GMT Mar 11 2013 TOT:NYQ
    Technology: Tablets offer immediacy in the global education market

    By Chris Nuttall

    A MacBook, or any laptop, is usually the default educational tool of choice for students but there are signs that our latter-day electronic versions of slates are making serious inroads in modern education. Apple disclosed in February that it had sold more than 8m iPads directly to educational institutions worldwide,...

    00:01 GMT Mar 11 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Pandora: stay tuned

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    Despite a 20 per cent pop in its share price last week, following strong fourth-quarter results, Pandora Media, the internet radio station, has largely struggled as a public company. Yet this has hardly discouraged would-be rivals in digital music. Pandora still sits a 10th below its IPO price from two...

    19:24 GMT Mar 10 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Buyout firms cash payouts hit record

    By Anne-Sylvaine Chassany, Private Equity Correspondent

    Private equity firms are highlighting the record levels of cash they have returned to their investors even though the value of their portfolios has risen faster, swollen by trillions of assets that they are struggling to sell. Fund managers distributed $318bn to their limited partners as of June last year,...

    18:21 GMT Mar 10 2013 KKR:NYQ
    The telecoms numbers that didn't add up

    By William Wallis

    Between 1985 and 2000 Nigeria mysteriously spent more than $5bn digitalising a landline telephone network that ended up with just 300,000 connected users. At the time, Germany's Siemens had a dominant share of contracts from state owned Nigerian Telecommunications Nitel. Nitel is now defunct, Siemens had to pay fines in...

    14:59 GMT Mar 10 2013 SI:NYQ
    Active ownership offers win-win strategy

    By Penny Shepherd

    On March 12, fund managers, asset owners and politicians will meet in the UK parliament to mark "Ownership Day", a day dedicated to raising awareness about active ownership - the use of shareholder rights to improve the long-term value of a company. The backdrop is a YouGov poll released on...

    03:46 GMT Mar 10 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Spring is in the air, but frost may return

    By Pauline Skypala

    Fund managers may be much cheered by recent fund flow data that suggests investors have finally recovered their appetite for risk. Global flows into equity funds have turned positive this year, after more than $60bn flowed out in 2012, according to data from EPFR. Occasional wobbles, such as the inconclusive...

    03:42 GMT Mar 10 2013 BRK.B:NYQ

    Disclosure: I am long MMM, AGNC, AAPL, MT, BRK.B, BKCC, CAT, CTB, DHY, CSX, CYS, DD, EXG, EFC, GRMN, GE, HLF, JPM, KCAP, KKR, LMT, LO, MGA, MSFT, NAT, OZM, PBI, PSEC, GOLD, RSO, SI, SKM, SLRC, SCCO, SXL, TMO, TOT, TWO, VZ, V, VOD, WAC, XIN, ZTR.

    Stocks: MMM, AGNC, AAPL, MT, BRK.B, BKCC, CAT, CTB, DHY, CSX, CYS, DD, EXG, EFC, GRMN, GE, HLF, JPM, KCAP, KKR, LMT, LO, MGA, MSFT, NAT, OZM, PBI, PSEC, GOLD, RSOEGY, SKM, SLRC, SCCO, SXL, TMO, TOT, TWO, VZ, V, VOD, WAC, XIN, ZTR
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