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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 (4/9/13) 0 comments
    Apr 9, 2013 1:23 PM | about stocks: MT, CEL, PTNR, GOLD, DEO, IVR, AAPL, VZ, FL

    Indexes
    Russell 2000 -0.12%
    S&P 500 +0.15%
    NASDAQ Composite +0.12%
    Dow Jones Industrial Average +0.23%
    Portfolios
    Pretty Girls and Railroads +0.68%
    Widows and Orphans +0.34%
    Climbers and Dogs +0.22%
    Cumulative +0.42%
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    • News Corp hits back in Aereo fight
      Apr 08 2013 23:16 BST
      Chase Carey, chief operating officer of News Corp, threatened to pull the media group's free Fox television network from the airwaves and convert it into a paid cable network to fend off what he called "pirating" by Aereo's television-on-the-internet service. Aereo has sparked controversy in the US for its technology...
    • Lombard: City's debt of gratitude to Mrs T
      Apr 08 2013 21:52 BST
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    • GE to buy pumpmaker Lufkin for $3.3bn
      Apr 08 2013 21:10 BST
      General Electric took a further step to build its oil and gas services business through acquisition, agreeing a $3.3bn cash deal to buy Lufkin Industries, a manufacturer of specialist pumps. GE is offering $88.50 a share for Lufkin, a premium of 38 per cent to the company's closing price of...
    • Abandoned oil discoveries enjoy revival
      Apr 08 2013 21:07 BST
      When production starts at the Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norwegian waters later this decade, it will provide a big boost to the country's declining oil and gas output. The discovery made by Sweden-based Lundin Petroleum in 2010 was the world's biggest that year and could yet emerge as one of...

     

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    Gainers Today's Market Change
    ArcelorMittal SA
    MT:NYQ
    0.57USD+4.66%
    Cellcom Israel Ltd
    CEL:NYQ
    0.39USD+4.58%
    Partner Communications Company Ltd
    PTNR:NSQ
    0.29USD+4.54%
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD:NSQ
    3.16USD+3.92%
    Repsol SA
    REPYY:QXI
    0.69USD+3.29%
    Losers Today's Market Change
    Diageo PLC
    DEO:NYQ
    -2.86USD-2.32%
    Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc
    IVR:NYQ
    -0.15USD-0.70%
    Apple Inc
    AAPL:NSQ
    -2.93USD-0.69%
    Verizon Communications Inc
    VZ:NYQ
    -0.18USD-0.36%
    Foot Locker Inc
    FL:NYQ
    -0.11USD-0.33%

    Disclosure: I am long MT, CEL, PTNR, GOLD, DEO, IVR, AAPL, VZ, FL.

    Stocks: MT, CEL, PTNR, GOLD, DEO, IVR, AAPL, VZ, FL
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