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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 Midday Report (3/18/13) 0 comments
    Mar 18, 2013 1:05 PM | about stocks: NAT, DHY, VOD, GOLD, VZ, AAPL, CAT, OZM, KCAP, CSX, CTB, GRMN, SCCO, MMM, TMO, SKM, EXG, GE, KKR, MGA, JPM, TOT, HLF, BKCC, SXL, XIN, MT, AGNC

     

     

    SymbolCompany NamePricePrice Chg.Price % Chg.Volume (000)Volume % Chg.
    NATNordic Amer Tanker Ltd$9.880.455%471162%
    DHYCredit Suisse Hi Yld Bd$3.220.062%20266%
    VODVodafone Group Plc Adr$28.010.361%4,83621%
    GOLDRandgold Resources Adr$83.340.971%19119%
    VZVerizon Communications$48.560.541%5,28632%
    AAPLApple Inc$448.574.911%7,48734%
    CATCaterpillar Inc$89.580.751%2,84669%
    OZMOch-Ziff Cap Mgmt Cl A$9.760.071%2,041393%
    KCAPK C A P Financial Inc$10.470.071%19538%
    CSXC S X Corp$24.160.141%2,218-16%
    CTBCooper Tire & Rubber Co$27.090.151%94-48%

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    GRMN

    Garmin Ltd

    $34.38

    -0.18

    -1%

    143

    -67%

    SCCO

    Southern Copper Corp

    $36.52

    -0.22

    -1%

    497

    -10%

    MMM

    Three M Company

    $105.72

    -0.68

    -1%

    494

    -36%

    TMO

    Thermo Fisher Scientific

    $76.54

    -0.61

    -1%

    662

    25%

    SKM

    S K Telecom Co Ltd Ads

    $18.16

    -0.15

    -1%

    467

    -20%

    EXG

    Eaton V Tx-Mgd Gl Div Eq

    $9.42

    -0.08

    -1%

    354

    4%

    GE

    General Electric Co

    $23.24

    -0.21

    -1%

    9,314

    -19%

    KKR

    K K R & Co Lp

    $19.31

    -0.20

    -1%

    491

    -39%

    MGA

    Magna Intl Inc

    $55.94

    -0.61

    -1%

    222

    4%

    JPM

    J P Morgan Chase & Co

    $49.44

    -0.58

    -1%

    12,577

    79%

    TOT

    Total S A Adr

    $50.14

    -0.67

    -1%

    992

    122%

    HLF

    Herbalife Ltd

    $37.96

    -0.54

    -1%

    732

    -72%

    BKCC

    Blackrock Kelso Cap Corp

    $10.27

    -0.15

    -1%

    248

    31%

    SXL

    Sunoco Logistics Ptnr Lp

    $61.42

    -1.02

    -2%

    125

    68%

    XIN

    Xinyuan Real Estate Ads

    $4.65

    -0.13

    -3%

    233

    -1%

    MT

    Arcelor Mittal Cl A

    $14.32

    -0.49

    -3%

    5,624

    85%

    AGNC

    American Capital Agency

    $31.99

    -1.13

    -3%

    4,055

    146%

           

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    Disclosure: I am long NAT, DHY, VOD, GOLD, VZ, AAPL, CAT, OZM, KCAP, CSX, CTB, GRMN, SCCO, MMM, TMO, SKM, EXG, GE, KKR, MGA, JPM, TOT, HLF, BKCC, SXL, XIN, MT, AGNC.

    Themes: Widows and Orphans Stocks: NAT, DHY, VOD, GOLD, VZ, AAPL, CAT, OZM, KCAP, CSX, CTB, GRMN, SCCO, MMM, TMO, SKM, EXG, GE, KKR, MGA, JPM, TOT, HLF, BKCC, SXL, XIN, MT, AGNC
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