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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 (3/25/13) 0 comments
    Mar 25, 2013 12:53 PM | about stocks: CEO, WAC, V, VOD, SKM, SAN, ANH, BKCC, KLAC, BWP

    S&P 500 -0.23%
    Russell 2000 -0.24%
    NASDAQ Composite -0.42%
    Dow Jones Industrial Average -0.46%
    Widows and Orphans -0.24%
    Climbers and Dogs -0.35%
    Pretty Girls and Railroads -0.40%
    Cumulative -0.33%

    • Time to ditch the CEO as chairman
      Mar 25 2013 15:46 GMT
      US chief executives are beginning to wean themselves from their perplexing attachment to the role of chairman. But at a few large banks, the addiction persists. JPMorgan Chase's directors are recommending rejection, for the second year running, of shareholder proposals to split the role of chairman and chief executive, held...
    • Yahoo buys news app Summly from teen
      Mar 25 2013 14:11 GMT
      Yahoo is looking to a British teenager to help guide its growth in mobile, with the acquisition of news app Summly, developed by young Londoner Nick D'Aloisio. The deal makes a millionaire out of 17-year-old Mr D'Aloisio, who taught himself to code aged 12 and will join Yahoo. He launched...
    • JPMorgan upbeat on Indian activity
      Mar 25 2013 13:45 GMT
      Foreign banks in India are set to enjoy a rare boost in capital market activity this year, as domestic companies raise fresh funds to restructure finances and repair balance sheets, JPMorgan's country head has said. However Kalpana Morparia, chief executive, told the Financial Times that rising competition for fee incomes...
    • Earnings and bid news lift fund stocks
      Mar 25 2013 08:58 GMT
      Fund managers were at centre stage in London after upbeat earnings news and dealmaking between two of the oldest names in the sector came amid wider relief at the dramatic resolution to the crisis in Cyprus. Aberdeen Asset Management topped a rallying FTSE 100 after it reported net capital inflows...
    • BAT tests 'less harmful' cigarettes
      Mar 25 2013 00:01 GMT
      British American Tobacco has started clinical trials of a cigarette designed to reduce the harm caused by existing products. Some 300 volunteers in Germany took part in the first six-week trial, which showed that prototypes substantially reduced exposure to some "toxicants" - harmful compounds in tobacco smoke. The results are...


    Portfolio Movers


    GainersToday's Market Change
    CNOOC Ltd
    Walter Investment Management Corp
    Visa Inc
    Vodafone Group PLC
    SK Telecom Co Ltd
    LosersToday's Market Change
    Banco Santander SA
    Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp
    Blackrock Kelso Capital Corp
    KLA-Tencor Corp
    Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP

    Disclosure: I am long CEO, WAC, V, VOD, SKM, SAN, ANH, BKCC, KLAC, BWP.

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