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  • Kinder Morgan: The Cat Is Officially Out Of The Bag [View article]
    The pipeline to no where..........LMAO Funny as Kevin O'Leary mister wonderful being a pseudo billionaire. He is but a millionaire and his taste in wine is pathetic. Spare us, the mindless babbling from the peon of shark tank. You have been punked, again. Perhaps we could insist/legislate everyone drive an SUV.
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Cat Is Officially Out Of The Bag [View article]
    ExxonMobil CEO Doesn't Want a Fracking Operation Near His Backyard, thereby he must be a liberal or a green? http://bit.ly/1Mq4dT4
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Cat Is Officially Out Of The Bag [View article]
    Please, don't tell me that cancer rates don't count as instant deaths. Quit watching FAUX NEWS. http://bit.ly/1G6DQS7
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Johnson & Johnson: A Dividend Growth Powerhouse In The Making? [View article]
    Like the old main frame computers have come and or are going/gone, the bio-tech is where the pipelines are. However, if your risk adverse, you can grow old with a company who isn't going to disrupt through innovation.
    CELG CELGENE CORPORATION
    BIIB BIOGEN INC
    ACT ACTAVIS PLC
    GILD GILEAD SCIENCES INC
    REGN REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC
    AMGN AMGEN INC
    RCPT RECEPTOS INC
    EW EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES
    VRTX VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC
    ILMN ILLUMINA INC
    BMRN BIOMARIN PHARMAC.
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Johnson & Johnson: A Dividend Growth Powerhouse In The Making? [View article]
    ViewPoints: Will Johnson & Johnson be tempted into large-scale M&A?

    The recent suggestion that Pharmacyclics could command a price of around $19 billion if management can successfully negotiate a sale is perhaps not surprising. As FirstWord analyst Michael Flanagan noted last week: "solid balance sheets and a favourable financing environment have supported a 'buy or be bought' atmosphere" in the specialty pharma market, while Big Pharma has steadily upped its M&A expenditure in recent months, with Pfizer acquiring Hospira ($17 billion), Merck & Co. purchasing Cubist ($9.5 billion) and Roche buying InterMune ($8.3 billion). Could Johnson & Johnson add its name to that list? As the co-marketing partner for Pharmacyclics' only commercialised product – the cancer therapy Imbruvica – the company has emerged as a front-running potential acquirer alongside Novartis.http://bit.ly/1HeiZuE
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Johnson & Johnson: A Dividend Growth Powerhouse In The Making? [View article]
    I disagree as to their pipeline. They are seeking M&A in the bio-tech sector. Their growth isn't what it use to be. ABC AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORP, MCK MCKESSON CORP and CAH CARDINAL HEALTH INC are growing and much more profitable in taking others pipeline innovation to the consumer market. These are better stocks to own, with little downside risk.
    Mar 29, 2015. 09:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Day In The Life [View article]
    I think your over thinking it and the natural laws of science don't apply to the market as you would have a perfect supply and demand curve; meeting at an equilibrium. The economics of any given situation have other things factored into them. We fail to see opportunity by not having knowledge and or doing the research. I can see which sectors are going to do good and I saw the sub-prime coming. I'm the full economist and not just an MBA, who is from some other discipline and just wants to manage. In bio-tech/health care/pharma, I killed it for over three years. The day Biogen reported, I sold off and missed that correction. I do see the disruption of innovations and the internet of things, both stand to reason. Just finding the barriers to entry and competitive advantages within sectors. Basic economic laws/principles seem to escape our rational thought process. The ETF's beating actively managed funds for sometime now shows that Buffet style investment is superior in the long run. Just stating the obvious and having made the mistakes when we learn that we aren't playing with monopoly money, came to me as the dot com bubble busted. I can't go back and buy that Breckshire Class A stock when it was about 10K a share (I had the opportunity to buy eight shares) and now time is my biggest issue, since I'm aware of how to game the system 95% of the time.
    Mar 29, 2015. 08:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    Published on Feb 12, 2015
    TheStreet's Jim Cramer says right now there are only two liquified natural gas plants that he's taking seriously: Cheniere Energy and Dominion Resources. On Monday, Dominion posted earnings of $0.84 a share in the fourth quarter, a penny higher than expectations. The company also boosted its quarterly cash dividend by 8 percent. Cramer asks, are there really only going to be 2 LNG exporters in this country?
    Mar 29, 2015. 08:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Johnson & Johnson: Buying More Shares [View article]
    Dogs are dogs, so they pay a dividend, all you should be concerned is the return on investment for your risk.
    MCKESSON CORP
    CARDINAL HEALTH INC
    AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORP
    HENRY SCHEIN INC
    all have less risk and a much better total return
    LLY ELI LILLY AND CO
    BMY BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB CO
    PFE PFIZER INC
    CELG CELGENE CORPORATION
    BIIB BIOGEN INC
    ACT ACTAVIS PLC
    GILD GILEAD SCIENCES INC
    REGN REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC
    AMGN AMGEN INC
    RCPT RECEPTOS INC
    EW EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES
    VRTX VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC
    ILMN ILLUMINA INC
    BMRN BIOMARIN PHARMAC.
    XON INTREXON CORPORATION
    MDVN MEDIVATION INC
    if have cojones.
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    A wolf in sheep's clothing and a false prophet.
    http://bit.ly/1EmY7Us
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    So after a worse winter than that of last year, we see natural gas prices at pathetic levels. Two LNG Export Plants That Matter: Dominion and Cheniere; KMI is but a tollway, which is already in use domestically.
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    jimmy says:
    Basically, his funds all missed the giant rally after the March 2009 lows. He should have been beating the drum on equities at that point, but instead went heavily defensive and as a result his returns lag the market badly. He may be a good businessman, but analyzing equities is a different game entirely and requires a specialized skill set, not just a high public profile.

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    O'Connor says:
    Btw, it is a misconception that O’leary is a billionaire. He did sell “his” company for $3.7 billion, but the actual cash he pocketed was closer to $10 million. Search for O’leary on the Wellington Financial website.

    O’leary perpetuates the myth that he is a billionaire to benefit his tv image.

    As far as the yields that his funds offer, they are clearly negatively outweighed by the poor performance of the capital appreciation (depreciation).

    One more point to think about: from the looks of it, the actual aggregate yield of the funds’ holdings barely equat 6%, let alone 8%. Consequently, in order to sustain 6-8% distribution yields, and considering the miserable performance of the funds, one has to wonder, how is that distribution yield maintained? Not many options remain in my opinion…

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    Terry says:
    You have got to be kidding about him only making $10 Million. Where did the rest of the $3.7 Billion go? They did stop calling him a billionaire on Dragon’s Den.

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    Rhonda says:
    As of last nights Dragon’s Den…he is STILL being called a billionaire

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    tom says:
    The rest of the billions of dollars went to the stock holders of the company he ran. It was listed on the stockexchange.

    he only owned about 10 millions worth..!

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    Tautology says:
    When you start a company, you’ll most likely have partners and early investors that will have a stake in it. SoftKey (O’Leary’s company) also has a history of aggressive acquisition to a point its said he once acquired a company larger than his, usually these acquisitions are finance cash and also in stocks because banks will not lend the entire amount since unsolicited acquisition includes a goodwill payment that “symbolic payments” to entice a person to sell something he didnt want to sell.

    In essence, by the time Kevin sold his company, his ownership stake was most likely diluted over the years with the acquisitions, raising working capital etc.

    To say he only walked away with $10 million is possible, but way too low, I heard he had around 5% in ownership by the time the company sold, putting his wealth at $200 million, however minus taxes and depreciation (rumor has it he was paid in mattel stocks).

    Lastly, If you watch the Dragon’s Den, Shark Tank or whatnot, youll notice Kevin never states he a billionaire, they state that he sold a company for billions. They implied he is a billionaire, you guys inferred he is one, hence the myth. http://bit.ly/1EmW7LT
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    You have to love the quoting of Mister Wonderful? ROB MAGAZINE
    Kevin O'Leary: He's not a billionaire, he just plays one on TV
    http://bit.ly/1BBA8d7
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Sharks Have Begun To Circle [View article]
    How do we know this? Because one of the opponents of a fracking project in Denton County is Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil—a company that proudly touts fracking as an essential part of American energy development.
    http://bit.ly/1Mq4dT4
    Mar 29, 2015. 07:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • This REIT Yielding 7.4% Should Benefit Investors When Rates Rise [View article]
    If I was to look at the REIT, Brixmor Property Group Inc. (BRX), is in the best position as they have food stores, which Amazon can't disrupt and their leases are increasing in price/rent. They are a bit pricey, however, their growth and model have bid the stock up and their secondary offering to remodel is justification. 23% return over the year and a 3.45% dividend.

    BY PR Newswire
    — 4:05 PM ET 02/23/2015
    NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brixmor Property Group, Inc. ( BRX
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    ) announced today that in 2014, it completed lighting upgrade projects at 39 shopping centers that are estimated to reduce energy usage by a combined 68 percent, or 6,100,000 kilowatt hours annually, which is equivalent to the annual carbon emissions from electricity used in 585 homes or the greenhouse gas emissions from more than 10 million passenger vehicle miles1. This work aligns with Brixmor's company-wide "Raising the Bar" initiative, which is focused on enhancing the quality of its assets and improving the customer experience.
    "The installation of energy-efficient lighting at select properties across our portfolio demonstrates our efforts to operate a sustainable business and enhance portfolio value by managing operating costs and improving the quality of our centers," said Daren Moss, Vice President of Environmental Management for Brixmor Property Group ( BRX
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    ). "We are pleased with our initial progress and have identified at least 29 additional shopping centers as candidates for lighting upgrade projects in 2015."
    The improvements involved replacing outdated, inefficient site lighting with energy-efficient, long-life LED lighting including; building mounted and under-canopy lighting upgrades, and parking field LED upgrades with individual dimming motion sensors that further reduce energy usage at times when there is little activity in the parking fields.
    In addition to lighting upgrades for energy efficiency, Brixmor employs other sustainable practices within its portfolio with the goal of having a lasting impact on the communities in which it operates, including water conservation, waste reduction, electric vehicle charging stations and sustainable design. For example, Brixmor completed a complex environmental remediation at its Walmart-anchored Liberty Plaza in Baltimore, earning a 2013 ICSC U.S. Design and Development Award for sustainable design.
    About Brixmor Property Group ( BRX )
    Brixmor owns and operates the nation's largest wholly owned portfolio of grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers, with 522 properties aggregating approximately 87 million square feet of gross leasable area located primarily across the top 50 U.S. metro markets. Brixmor leverages its national footprint, local market knowledge and operational expertise to support the growth of its retail tenants. The Company is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio through its extensive leasing capabilities and anchor space repositioning / redevelopment platform. Headquartered in New York City, the Company is the largest landlord to The TJX Companies and The Kroger Company. For additional information, please visit http://www.brixmor.com.
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    To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://prn.to/1yqaTdv
    SOURCE Brixmor Property Group, Inc. ( BRX )
    Mar 29, 2015. 03:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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