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  • Why I Don't Care If Kinder Morgan Heads For New 52-Week Lows [View article]
    This is a stock I will never sell so as long as it pays the dividend doesn't much matter the price. In a tax advantaged account. In at an average of $34 and sure it feels better when the value is higher. I remember why I bought the stock and dividend collection is it so don't panic, just collect the divy, all the back a forth with short sellers and bulls just creating froth. Picked up another 500 shares today at $26 for a 7.7% div. If they don't grow the div so what. If they go BK well that's a problem but unlikely. Buy when the market is in a panic. Hard to do but remember that all the volume today had buyers on one side of the trade. Be bold!
    Sep 29, 2015. 06:23 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why You Should Reconsider Allocating Resources To Warren Resources [View article]
    In for $10,000 shares today at $.40.
    Aug 1, 2015. 12:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Visa To China [View article]
    Nice dividends? Great company, low dividend
    Jul 27, 2015. 08:27 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gary Shilling: U.S. Dollar Headed Higher; Bull Market In Bonds Not Over Yet [View article]
    Shilling has been mostly right for the past 4 years that I've been reading him. Been less supportive of the overall stock market but correct in the estimate of growth, interest rates, the dollar and bonds.
    Jun 25, 2015. 03:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Reasons Why Kinder Morgan's Stock Has Been Trading Weakly Lately [View article]
    Christian investors? What does one's religion have to do with it?
    Jun 15, 2015. 11:26 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should You Cross The Chicago Bridge & Iron Company? [View article]
    Stock not stick.
    Jun 15, 2015. 10:49 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should You Cross The Chicago Bridge & Iron Company? [View article]
    Perhaps I am overly cynical but a second reason for an insider to purchase stock is to support the price. Entities such as insider monkey, and others report it and the stick gets bought. Just saying.
    Jun 15, 2015. 10:48 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why This 5.8%-Yielding REIT Is A Strong Buy [View article]
    Jun 2, 2015. 06:51 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why This 5.8%-Yielding REIT Is A Strong Buy [View article]
    The big issue with HCP is the Manor Care problem. This stick is much riskier than VTR or HCN thus the lower FFO multiple. I sold all my REIT's a few weeks ago locking in 18 months of appreciation and div re investments. Will buy back in when prices drop another 10-15%.
    Jun 2, 2015. 06:50 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Message To McDonald's Management: Don't Sell The Real Estate Assets [View article]
    How about spinning RE assets into a "MacREIT" and maintain a majority interest in the REIT to benefit from increased RE value. This way the combined entities would result in an increase in the RE values? Just a thought.
    Mar 18, 2015. 07:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Didn't Work For Me But Intel And Microsoft Made Up For It [View instapost]
    On balance well done Michael. I've been doing quite well selling calls against my Intel position but now find myself on the wrong side of the trade having sold 47 Jan24 contracts exp 1/18 at $.53. It is now at $1.84 and I am likely to get called away. Concerned about covering at this level as INTC has been fickle. Probably just going to take a profit and exit the stock at a basis of $19.70 not including all the reinvested dividends. May come back at a more atrtractive re-entry point. Thoughts?
    Jan 7, 2014. 10:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Earnings Preview: Ramblings Of A Frustrated Intel Long [View article]
    Now that is a stupid comment.
    Jul 10, 2013. 05:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coca-Cola (KO -0.1%) welcomes a government probe in China after Internet rumors cropped up over a supposed admission that its orange juice products contain fungicide. The company denies the reports and wants the perpetrators held responsible. The bigger issue: The road to riches in China for big companies such as Yum Brands, Wal-Mart, and now Coca-Cola continues to see potholes as safety and contamination issues can easily be exaggerated in the loose regulatory environment. [View news story]
    Lay down with dogs, get up with fleas! so it goes with those doing business in China.
    Jan 9, 2013. 01:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A report ordered by Congress formally concludes that the FDA should limit the amount of salt in restaurants and package foods to lower the risk of heart disease. Sources indicate that the report is the jumpstart legislators need in order to initiate a comprehensive phase-down of the use of salt in the $600B food industry. [View news story]
    So this is what our "leaders" are spending their time on to justify their lifetime pensions and superior healthcare they gave themselves. Hmmmm.....seems there are a few things getting overlooked while Rome burns.
    Oct 2, 2012. 09:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco: Make 3.2% In 3 Months By Waiting [View article]
    How do you like the stock now $15.03 on 7/24. How does Chambers keep his job buying up companies and not adding any shareholder value over the past 10 years.
    Jul 24, 2012. 07:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment