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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 Stocks With 52 Week Outperformance Of Market By 10% Or More 0 comments
    Mar 20, 2013 2:15 PM | about stocks: WAC, XIN, CTB, SXL, KCAP, TWO, TMO, KKR, V, SKM, EFC, BRK.B, VZ

    WAC 62.00%
    XIN 59.00%
    CTB 53.00%
    SXL 46.00%
    KCAP 35.00%
    TWO 23.00%
    TMO 22.00%
    KKR 20.00%
    V 20.00%
    SKM 18.00%
    EFC 14.00%
    BRK.B 13.00%
    VZ 11.00%

    Dimon needs help to hunt the whales


    Until two years ago, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan's all-powerful chairman and chief executive, was one of the few bankers to enjoy the trust of shareholders and regulators alike. Having steered the bank through the financial crisis relatively unscathed, he became the industry's champion in the heated debate over tighter financial regulation....

    17:53 GMT Mar 20 2013 JPM:NYQ
    JPMorgan board set to back dual top role

    By Tracy Alloway and Dan McCrum in New York

    JPMorgan's board of directors is expected to this week back the bank's current leadership structure, rejecting calls from some shareholders to strip Jamie Dimon of his chairmanship in the wake of the company's "London Whale" trades. Investors have called on the board to split Mr Dimon's dual position as chairman...

    17:26 GMT Mar 20 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Manufacturing wins over climate change levy exemptions

    By Pilita Clark, Environment Correspondent

    Steelmakers and pottery companies have had a boost in a Budget that has exempted some of their manufacturing processes from a contentious tax designed to encourage businesses to use energy more efficiently. "Creating a low carbon economy should be done in a way that creates jobs rather than costing them,"...

    15:19 GMT Mar 20 2013 SI:NYQ
    Investors hit at India business climate

    By Victor Mallet in New Delhi and James Crabtree in Mumbai

    In the eyes of government ministers in New Delhi, India has in the past eight months embarked on a bold programme of liberalisation and economic reform in an effort to attract foreign investors and revive economic growth. "Doing business in India must be seen as easy, friendly and mutually beneficial,"...

    13:25 GMT Mar 20 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    Australia projects fall in iron ore price

    By Neil Hume in Sydney

    Iron ore prices will fall to $90 a tonne over the next five years as demand for the steel-making ingredient wanes and a wave of new supply hits the market, Australia's official commodities forecasting agency has predicted. "The decline in prices is expected in response to moderating demand particularly in...

    05:57 GMT Mar 20 2013 MT:NYQ
    MF Global reaches agreement with JPMorgan

    By Tracy Alloway in New York

    MF Global has reached an agreement with JPMorgan Chase that will result in more than $500m being returned to the bankrupt brokerage's former customers. The deal will bring to a close one protracted chapter in MF Global's complex and often contentious cross-border bankruptcy proceedings. Under the terms of the deal,...

    03:55 GMT Mar 20 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Lululemon: bottoming out


    Investors in, say, JPMorgan may want more transparency. The same is not true at Lululemon Athletica. The maker of enlightened, if pricey, workout gear has said that its latest batch of signature black yoga pants - available on March 1 - is, too "sheer." The company has recalled 17 per...

    23:44 GMT Mar 19 2013 JPM:NYQ
    Apple poaches Adobe's cloud expert

    By Tim Bradshaw in San Francisco

    Apple has poached Adobe's chief technology officer, Kevin Lynch, an expert in cloud computing and long-time champion of the Flash software that Steve Jobs blocked from the iPhone, stoking a row between the two companies. Mr Lynch joined Adobe, the maker of software and cloud services for marketers, designers and...

    23:35 GMT Mar 19 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    CFTC faces data problems on swaps

    By Shahien Nasiripour in Washington

    US derivatives regulators are failing to keep track of the swaps market because of inconsistencies in data reporting, according to a top regulator. Scott O'Malia, a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said the "problem is so bad" that the agency has not been able to find the JPMorgan...

    23:28 GMT Mar 19 2013 JPM:NYQ
    US probes Microsoft China bribery claim

    By Chris Nuttall in San Francisco and Kara Scannell in New York

    Microsoft said it would co-operate with any government inquiry following a report that the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission were investigating bribery allegations made against company employees. An executive at Microsoft's China subsidiary was accused by a whistleblower of involvement in offering kickbacks to Chinese officials, according...

    23:06 GMT Mar 19 2013 MSFT:NSQ
    Miners hit as China iron ore demand falls

    By Bryce Elder

    Rio Tinto led the FTSE 100 fallers on Tuesday as London-listed miners had their worst day in 10 months. China's increasing use of scrap metal recycling and investment in iron ore production all pointed to an ore oversupply lasting into 2015, said Goldman Sachs. Rio, with iron ore providing more...

    22:50 GMT Mar 19 2013 VOD:NSQ
    India court summons Bharti chairman

    By James Crabtree in Mumbai

    Bharti Airtel's chairman has been ordered to appear in front of an Indian court investigating telecoms corruption next month, sending shares in the country's largest telecoms company by revenue down about 5 per cent. Sunil Mittal is one of the most influential figures in India's crisis-hit mobile industry. The billionaire...

    17:48 GMT Mar 19 2013 VOD:NSQ
    GE in landmark board shake-up

    By Ed Crooks in New York

    General Electric will next month hold votes to elect four directors for the first time in its 121-year history, as the US industrial group seeks to strengthen its board. The election of the new directors - three of whom have already joined the board even though they have not yet...

    22:16 GMT Mar 18 2013 GE:NYQ
    Liquidity of corporate US at record level

    By Richard Waters in New York

    The swelling cash reserves of Apple and a handful of other technology companies have raised the overall liquidity of corporate America to record levels, data revealed on Monday. Around $6 out of every $10 added to the corporate sector's cash mountain over the past three years has come from tech...

    18:30 GMT Mar 18 2013 AAPL:NSQ
    UBS should take pay lessons from Pandit

    By Patrick Jenkins

    Remember Vikram Pandit. The former hedge fund manager might be a multimillionaire, but he knew how to be humble when required. Back in 2009, when Citigroup was a lossmaking bank with a radical plan to shrink its way back to profitability, Mr Pandit took a salary of only $1 and...

    18:19 GMT Mar 18 2013 JPM:NYQ

    Disclosure: I am long WAC, XIN, CTB, SXL, KCAP, TWO, TMO, KKR, V, SKM, EFC, BRK.B, VZ.

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