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  • Qualcomm declares $0.42 dividend [View news story]
    maybenot-

    I'm in the same boat but we live in a world with a lot of gray areas. We could just leave the petrol in the ground and go on with the way things were. Would the other countries??? Of course not...and I'm not fooling myself about it either. I wish it were different but it isn't. If we're going to continue with oil, we need to become self sufficient as much as humanly possible. Yes, we will find other reasons to have a military presence 'over there', but we need to be taking care of Americans fuel needs first, even if it's not the cleanest way to go about it. Eventually, we'll move on from oil...but it will be after the last drop is used though.

    Tobacco is what it is. There will always be something like it-even if they regulate it out of existence (or try).

    But you're right-no one will be there for our (financial) futures, so we need to make the best of it, even if it occupies those dreaded gray areas.

    ps-get you some VNR : D
    Apr 11 12:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ensco Plc: Is A 6% Yield Enough To Overcome The Risks Involved In Holding The Shares? [View article]
    Agree maybenot. 6% level is a great place to add or start a position for ESV.
    Apr 10 05:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Qualcomm declares $0.42 dividend [View news story]
    It's funny, maybenot. Looking back, it's a no-brainer, but b/c these clients are (mostly) against fracking, I've had to keep their holdings free of (or almost, for the husband) oil and gas co's and tobacco. So, my research led me to QCOM at that time. Div much, much smaller, but more (immediate) growth was ahead. I really wish I would have held some of my personal funds back to p/u shares for myself (and PSX too), but I've been working on building up my MLP holdings (BBEP, QRE, and VNR so far) in my cash account.
    Apr 10 05:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Phillips 66's Big Deal To Sell LPG To Sinopec [View article]
    P/u more for a client under $77 today.
    Apr 10 05:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Phillips 66's Big Deal To Sell LPG To Sinopec [View article]
    Thank for continuing series of articles, Michael. PSX is on a roll.

    3 of my clients own shares. Now it's my turn to get it : )
    Apr 10 10:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris: Be Cautious And Step Back [View article]
    Lol... Ok Bill. I'll take some deep breaths to prepare myself : D
    Apr 10 10:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Use Ensco To Build Dividend Income [View article]
    Henceforth is 1 word I believe : )
    Apr 10 02:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ensco Dividend Safety Analysis: Low Debt Provides Some Breathing Room [View article]
    This article seems to go in both directions. I think from analysts calls for better rates starting next year and going fwd, oil prices appearing to stay strong, and ESV's financial position pretty darn good (esp relative to peers)-not to mention a young fleet and sterling safety record, I don't think it's going out on a limb to say their div is safe for quite a while.

    Unlike the author, I do own ESV, as do 2 of my clients.
    Apr 10 02:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nothing Wrong With Getting A 10% Yield In Energy [View article]
    Thanks for your updated outlook on these 2 names, Bret.

    I'm long BBEP myself and bot it and CLMT for one of my clients recently.
    Apr 10 01:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Qualcomm declares $0.42 dividend [View news story]
    This co is kicking a$$.

    Disc: I bot for 2 clients in the high $50s and again in the mid $60s but don't own any myself (but looking back, wish I had p/u some for my own acct)
    Apr 10 01:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris: Be Cautious And Step Back [View article]
    At least we're not talking about debt again.

    Thanks for the timely article Bill (and for not bringing up debt : ))
    Apr 10 01:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nomura picks winners and losers from the tobacco sector [View news story]
    Who cares what Nomura thinks or says...has zero meaning to these stocks.
    Apr 10 01:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nomura picks winners and losers from the tobacco sector [View news story]
    MO is the way to go.
    Apr 10 01:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ensco Is Well Positioned To Prosper In Offshore Drilling Industry [View article]
    Big $ not buying ESV til it hit $47 and change recently. Then, we saw a reversal and it clipped $53 before pulling back recently. Depending on oil prices and overall market sentiment, ESV could retrace again but I think it will hold the $48-49 area (6% div) unless we get a major market swoon. I think we will see higher pps going fwd, but buyers don't seem as hungry once the pps is in the low $50s-yet. This one will reward patient investors, but traders might as well look elsewhere as the $60 level (and beyond) will take a while.
    Apr 5 04:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I Decided To Keep High-Yielding AT&T And It Popped 6.47% Since My Last Article [View article]
    Do you think T and VZ will do nothing to update and integrate future technologies (as they become available) to stay current and viable???
    Apr 4 02:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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