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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
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    Mar 15, 2013 12:48 PM | about stocks: AAPL, TWO, NAT, CSX, HLF, RSO, MMM, DHY, KKR, JPM, SXL, KCAP, XIN, PBI



    Symbol Company Name Price Price Chg. Price % Chg. Volume (000) Volume % Chg.
    AAPL Apple Inc $442.39 9.89 2% 12,731 64%
    TWO Two Harbors Investment $13.93 0.28 2% 4,983 143%
    NAT Nordic Amer Tanker Ltd $9.48 0.15 2% 464 85%
    CSX C S X Corp $24.12 0.26 1% 6,296 71%
    HLF Herbalife Ltd $38.88 0.33 1% 1,231 -68%
    RSO Resource Capital Corp $6.81 0.05 1% 547 30%
    MMM Three M Company $106.58 0.56 1% 2,745 155%



    DHY Credit Suisse Hi Yld Bd $3.20 -0.05 -2% 512 215%
    KKR K K R & Co Lp $19.40 -0.32 -2% 852 -24%
    JPM J P Morgan Chase & Co $50.10 -0.91 -2% 36,112 276%
    SXL Sunoco Logistics Ptnr Lp $62.06 -1.14 -2% 323 223%
    KCAP K C A P Financial Inc $10.40 -0.24 -2% 225 14%
    XIN Xinyuan Real Estate Ads $4.75 -0.12 -2% 273 -17%
    PBI Pitney-Bowes Inc $15.11 -0.40 -3% 2,114 29%
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    Investor's Business Daily is a registered trademark of Investor's Business Daily, Inc.        
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    Drew blames underlings for JPM losses

    By Shahien Nasiripour in Washington

    Ina Drew, the former JPMorgan chief investment officer, broke her public silence on Friday by blaming the bank's $6bn "London whale" trading loss on two underlings, in an attempt to distance herself from the disastrous bets on credit derivatives. Ms Drew was attributed much of the responsibility for the failed...

    14:54 GMT Mar 15 2013 JPM:NYQ
    S&P 500 remains shy of record level

    By Anora Mahmudova in New York

    US equity markets disappointed investors by opening lower on Friday as many expected the main benchmark to break through its previous record closing high. The S&P 500 index of large-cap companies finished 2 points off its all-time closing high on Thursday, but eased 0.4 per cent to 1,557.07 at the...

    14:22 GMT Mar 15 2013 AAPL:NSQ, JPM:NYQ
    Samsung and the Galaxy S4


    Just how many games need changing in the smartphone world? Every time a new model is launched, opiners weigh in on whether it meets that standard. Samsung suffered its worst one-day drop in five months on Friday, down 2.6 per cent, after its hotly awaited Galaxy S4 was considered not...

    12:16 GMT Mar 15 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Samsung puts firepower behind Galaxy

    By Paul Taylor in New Yorm, Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco, Daniel Thomas in London and Simon Mundy in Seoul

    Samsung stole the show as it launched its next-generation Galaxy S4 smartphone with New York razzamatazz on Thursday night, in its latest attempt to topple Apple's iPhone from its position as the bestselling smartphone. With a flash mob style event and coverage on giant screens in Times Square, Samsung's choice...

    23:35 GMT Mar 14 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    US cyber insurance on rise, says broker

    By Alistair Gray in London

    Mounting boardroom concerns about digital security have prompted the number of US companies buying cyber insurance to jump by a third, according to one of the world's biggest insurance brokers. The figures, disclosed on Thursday, provided evidence that companies big and small were taking more seriously the risk of problems...

    22:46 GMT Mar 14 2013 JPM:NYQ
    JPMorgan accused of lying over $6bn loss

    By Tom Braithwaite and Shahien Nasiripour in Washington

    JPMorgan Chase "misled investors" before "lying to investigators" about its $6bn trading losses, John McCain, the senior Republican on the US Senate panel investigating the affair, has alleged. Mr McCain's comments came on Thursday as the Senate subcommittee published its bipartisan findings into the trading, risk management failures and subsequent...

    21:00 GMT Mar 14 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Fed critical of Goldman and JPM cash plans

    By Tom Braithwaite and Shahien Nasiripour and Washington and Tracy Alloway in New York

    The Federal Reserve ordered Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase to improve their capital planning but approved tens of billions of dollars of dividends and share buybacks across the industry. Goldman and JPMorgan, generally perceived as among the strongest Wall Street banks, were rebuked by the Fed for "qualitative" weaknesses in...

    20:36 GMT Mar 14 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Carlyle European property fund heads leave

    By Henny Sender in San Francisco

    The co-heads of Carlyle's European real estate funds are leaving the private equity group in a move that has angered investors in one of its three property funds nursing deep losses. Investors in its second fund, a €763m pool raised in 2004, said that as the fund nears the end...

    20:02 GMT Mar 14 2013 KKR:NYQ
    UK government backs seabed mining sector

    By Michael Kavanagh

    The UK government has thrown its weight behind attempts to mine the international seabed for a range of lucrative metals, following the award of an exploration licence to a UK subsidiary of Lockheed Martin. UK Seabed Resources, a subsidiary of the US defence and engineering group, said yesterday that it...

    18:45 GMT Mar 14 2013 LMT:NYQ
    Mobile operators face bartering over 4G

    By Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Correspondent

    The end of the 4G auction in the UK could lead to further spectrum trading in the industry, given how the crucial resources were divided via a fiendishly complex auction process. The spectrum bought in the auction last month will dictate what superfast 4G services the telecoms groups can offer...

    18:29 GMT Mar 14 2013 VOD:NSQ
    Anger simmers again over UBS bankers' pay

    By James Shotter and Daniel Schäfer

    UBS has long been one of the prime targets of Swiss ire about executive pay. In 2008, Thomas Minder, the entrepreneur turned politician who two weeks ago won his decade-long crusade to impose curbs on corporate salaries, staged a protest that led to him being ejected from the Swiss bank's...

    18:02 GMT Mar 14 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Restraint pays off for BlueMountain chief

    By Dan McCrum and Tom Braithwaite

    In the hard-bitten Detroit of the film 8 Mile, the protagonist played by musician Eminem wins an expletive-filled rap "battle" in a dingy warehouse. A world away, on Park Avenue, New York, Andrew Feldstein, co-founder and chief executive of BlueMountain Capital Management, sees in one of his favourite movies a...

    17:27 GMT Mar 14 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Interview: Pérez dreams of emulating F1 hero Senna at McLaren

    By James Allen

    For young drivers seeking to make their name at the elite level of Formula One, opportunity knocks rarely. In the six years since the 22-year-old Lewis Hamilton made his debut with McLaren, only two young drivers have been given a chance at a top team - Sebastian Vettel with Red...

    17:12 GMT Mar 14 2013 VOD:NSQ
    Share jump questions Cromme's steely code

    By Tony Barber

    It was a poignant moment for German industry when Gerhard Cromme, the nation's most indefatigable campaigner for good corporate governance, resigned as supervisory board chairman of ThyssenKrupp. Poignant, in the first place, because Mr Cromme, 70, is a giant of the steel business, remembered forever as the first chief executive...

    14:01 GMT Mar 14 2013 SI:NYQ
    China Mobile: cash rich


    A subscriber base more than twice the size of the US population. Plus more cash to hand than Apple. There is a lot like about China Mobile - unless you are a shareholder, that is. The world's largest mobile service provider, with 710m subscribers, announced full-year earnings on Thursday that...

    12:05 GMT Mar 14 2013 AAPL:NSQ, MSFT:NSQ

    Disclosure: I am long AAPL, TWO, NAT, CSX, HLF, RSO, MMM, DHY, KKR, JPM, SXL, KCAP, XIN, PBI.

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