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  • This Best-Of-Class CEF Has An Historically Deep Discount And Exceptional Yield [View article]
    Yahoo Finance: Div & Yield: 22.03 (73.20%) That's impressive!
    Sep 17, 2015. 02:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • My 4% Dividend Rate Portfolio: Can A $100,000 Investment Produce A $50,000 Yearly Income? [View article]
    At what point in the average person's earnings years will he have $100k to invest?
    Sep 17, 2015. 02:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Morgan Stanley's 27 stocks to buy on the dip [View news story]
    mikeyshockey: Why don't you forward your sentiment directly to CNBC?
    Or have you done that already?
    Sep 2, 2015. 04:29 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Sky Was Falling Into The Hands Of Astute Dividend Growth Investors: Did You Catch Any? [View article]
    Aug 30, 2015. 04:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Sky Was Falling Into The Hands Of Astute Dividend Growth Investors: Did You Catch Any? [View article]
    Yahoo Finance:
    YTD Return: -17.58%
    3y Avg Return: -49.00%
    5y Avg Return: -51.83%

    Would you please explain what is attractive about this?
    Aug 29, 2015. 05:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Dow Chemical's Stock Is An Excellent Long-Term Investment Opportunity [View article]
    "The company had genetically engineered new generations of GE corn and soybean varieties that are able to withstand spraying of 2,4-D. The big prize for Dow Chemical is to have their 2,4-D replace glyphosate as the go-to chemical of choice for these non-organic farmers. They only need approval from the USDA, approval that could come as early as March 2014.

    2,4-D is far more toxic than Roundup. The chemical has been linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, lowered sperm counts, liver disease, and Parkinson's disease. Studies have also demonstrated the chemical's adverse effects on hormonal, reproductive, neurological, and immune systems.

    2,4-D is also the seventh largest source of dioxins in our environment. Dioxins are highly toxic chemical byproducts that can bioaccumulate, which means they can build up in your system, and our environment, over time. If Dow Chemical's 2,4-D-tolerant corn and soy crops are approved by the USDA, hundreds of millions more pounds of this toxic chemical will be used on crops, with ever-increasing residues on our food.

    Vietnam War veterans will recognize 2,4-D as half of the highly toxic mix that made up Agent Orange. Agent Orange was a defoliant used on the jungles and farm land of Vietnam, and veterans exposed to it suffer a wide range of illnesses, including cancer. The Vietnamese Red Cross estimates that nearly 1 million people have experienced health problems as a result of Agent Orange. It's no surprise then that people are calling the Dow Chemical's new crops 'Agent Orange' corn and soy.
    Aug 10, 2015. 01:47 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Dow Chemical's Stock Is An Excellent Long-Term Investment Opportunity [View article]
    "In 2001, Dow acquired UCC, the US-based multinational that was majority owner of the company that operated the Bhopal plant at the time of the leak. UCC has also repeatedly ignored orders to appear before the Indian courts to answer criminal charges concerning the disaster.

    The summons – the third issued to Dow, on 4 August this year – made it clear that, as UCC’s sole owner, Dow has a responsibility to ensure UCC faces these claims."

    Granted, Dow was not originally responsible. However, as UCC's sole owner it has incurred the liability, yet it refuses to acknowledge it.
    Aug 10, 2015. 01:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Dow Chemical's Stock Is An Excellent Long-Term Investment Opportunity [View article]
    Does the author remember the Bhopol, India disaster?

    "This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster. An estimated 22,000 people died following the leak and more than 570,000 were exposed to damaging levels of toxic gas. Many people in Bhopal still suffer from serious health problems. Pollution from the abandoned site has contaminated the local water supply and poses an ongoing threat to the health of surrounding communities."

    MY conscience would NOT allow me to invest in such a despicable company!!!!
    Aug 9, 2015. 04:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 1 [View article]
    "... when the dividend yield got above 11% this week." ???? Yahoo finance
    has it listed at 7.9%
    Aug 8, 2015. 02:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 16% To 190% Upsides And 30% To 220% Net Gains From Sector Leader Dividend Dogs July 21 [View article]
    "How about some analysis (you know, like why most of these are trading off 50-90 percent) and some accurate information."

    You're expecting much too much from this guy. All he does is compile lists.
    As you and others pointed out, accuracy is often absent!
    Jul 25, 2015. 10:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Solid Growth And Recession Resistance Make Sun Communities Attractive [View article]
    Yahoo Finance: P/E (ttm): 141.39 Is this correct, and what do you have to say about it?
    Jul 15, 2015. 01:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A. O. Smith Is Making Hay From China's Growing Water And Smog Problems [View article]
    "Because without water to drink and clean air to breathe, life will cease to exist." Life is not that fragile! Water is Not running out. Clean air is a problem for China and developing countries that rely on coal.
    Jun 28, 2015. 01:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Champions Flaunt 119.30% Advantage For 5 Highest-Yield, Lowest-Priced Dividend Dogs In May [View article]
    texcritic: You're absolutely correct! Send your sentiment to management, and
    maybe it will have some positive effect.
    Jun 10, 2015. 04:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Comparing 2 High Income Closed End Funds That Use Options To Reduce Risk [View article]
    "The objective of the ETV fund is to have a steady income and also be tax friendly."
    According to Yahoo Finance, the yield is .7%. Where's the income?

    No discussion of any fund is complete without stating the fees. BTW, this fund's fees are 1.04%. WHERE'S THE INCOME?????
    May 20, 2015. 03:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 8%+ Dividend Vanguard Natural Resources Is Back To Business As Usual Despite The Price Crash [View article]

    Mr. White, remember that you can't give sight to the blind. Responding to faulty-reasoned braying is wasted time.
    May 9, 2015. 04:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment