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  • Annaly And American: OK, How Do The Best Analysts Rate These Stocks? [View article]
    I agree with your artical. I sold my holdings in AGNC last week and I am glad I did that. Now to move on and decide what to do with INTC and Sdrl. I have a ton of Seadrill and they are selling their equipment to Their Partnership. You need a masters degree to decide on SDRL.
    Dec 3, 2013. 08:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • American Capital Agency's Mid-Q4 2013 Composition And Valuation Analysis: Part 2 [View article]
    Tooooooo complicated for me. I just sold my 500 shares. To me the most important factor is the Fed's policy. Now they are talking about stopping the bond buying, so I am out of AGNC. next I will sell INTC and SDRL. Both are going down the toilett. (without any charts or fantastic studying).
    Dec 3, 2013. 03:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • American Capital Agency's Mid-Q4 2013 Composition And Valuation Analysis: Part 2 [View article]
    Scott, Keep it simple. Will it go up or down?????????????????
    Tom Porter
    Dec 3, 2013. 03:18 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Exelon Corp.: A Limited Risk Investment With 40% Upside [View article]
    I have 700 shares of EXC @$43.66. I agree with this artical and I am going to stick with EXC for another year or two. This would be my bigist loss in our regular account and I do not want to sell something like PG, JnJ,or Kmb(these are my bigist gains and I do not need any more loses to take the $3,000 per year tax loss after I bit the dust on GM,.
    Nov 1, 2013. 05:15 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • American Capital Agency's Mid-Q3 2013 Composition And Valuation Analysis - Part 2 (Derivative Portfolio) [View article]
    Thank you Scott, but remember KEEP IT SIMPLE and short Tom P.
    Aug 26, 2013. 03:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A big player in the mortgage REIT sector catches an upgrade amidst the sell-off, American Capital Agency (AGNC -3%) being moved to Buy from Hold at Sterne Agee. Shares were down about 8% at the session lows. [View news story]
    I just sold my position. "Nuts"
    Oct 15, 2012. 05:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mortgage prepayment rates jump to their highest level since 2005 as homeowners take advantage of record-low rates (and federal assistance) to refinance. At the rate seen in August, 25% of current debt would be erased in a year, according to LPS. Not surprisingly, the mREIT sector - taking it on the chin for the past few days - is lit up bright red again today. [View news story]
    All of us retired, older people are going to be in bad shape after the first of the year. It seems like everyday there is bad news for us. If it is not MReits, it is the "Cliff" we are facing. Last year it was loss of income from Cd's and all the calls on Preferred stocks. Now we are all worred about loosing the preferred rate on Qualified Dividends and the increase of the income tax rate on income between $70,700 and $142,700 which may go up to 28% from 25%. I am glad I am 78 years old. I would not want to be just starting out in this crazy world we now live in.
    Oct 3, 2012. 05:05 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment