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  • Has The Long Awaited Correction Begun? [View article]
    Just listed to Jeremy Grantham's recent speech on M*. He's pretty gloom and doom oriented, but he's saying, 'not yet, but soon'. Said a lot of other stuff, too, damning corporate buybacks, Fed activity under Greenspan, Bernanke, and Yellen and more.
    Don't come away from his talks very uplifted, that's for sure.

    IMO, we could use a good correction. Those with cash will make out well.
    Jul 27, 2015. 11:41 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy Realty Income Right Now [View article]
    brasscop,

    Know how to read a chart? If so, check out O's historical performance.

    I do, which is why I'm long O at $38.34.

    Know that the eREIT sector is fairly volatile?

    I do, which is why I'm long O at $38.34.

    Do you know anything at all about the REIT sector?

    Doubtful.

    Thanks.
    Jul 26, 2015. 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With Fantastic Fundamentals, Ventas Beat And Raised In Q2, And More Is Coming [View article]
    M* pegs Fair Value at $90, and they list VTR as a "Best Idea".
    Jul 26, 2015. 03:56 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Scanning The SA Family For Alpha: Sudburyjakes [View article]
    RS,

    This is scary....I find myself agreeing with you more often these days. Better get a checkup.
    Jul 25, 2015. 07:44 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy Realty Income Right Now [View article]
    Don't agree. O is too high now. It's only a buy closer to $40.
    Jul 25, 2015. 07:41 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Noble Corp.: The Best Combination Of Safety And Future Reward [View article]
    Complete yet concise article. I always like it when authors tell me what I want to hear! LOL.

    Long NE @~ $17, and thinking of adding, maybe a limit at $10 or so. Even if they halved the dividend, it would still be a great long term buy, IMO. Oil will come back....someday.

    Thanks.
    Jul 25, 2015. 11:49 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Richard Kinder buys 100K KMI shares, stock bounces higher [View news story]
    Just like that, a 100k purchase. Talk about putting his money where his mouth is!
    Jul 24, 2015. 06:54 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Timing Is Not Appropriate For Retired Investors [View article]
    Chuck,

    By "market timing", do you mean waiting for a better price on a particular equity or sector? Not buying at at/near a 52 week high?

    If so, I don't agree with you. Most, if not all, sectors ebb and flow pricewise, so why buy at the top? Even if they have a great DG record.

    I'm a dividend investor, and this is how I try to invest; With patience Admittedly, I'll miss some, but what I do buy will be a lot more gratifying overall, to me, at least.
    Jul 24, 2015. 04:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Durability Test: Realty Income [View article]
    62 Dawg,

    See my reply to RAS above.

    Yes, I know who she was. Just having a little fun.
    Jul 23, 2015. 06:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Durability Test: Realty Income [View article]
    I guess the tongue-in-cheek was a little too subtle for you, RAS? Did you feel the breeze as it went over your head?
    Jul 23, 2015. 06:32 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RoseNose's Adventure To Reacquire Shares Of 3M Company... And Buy Now! [View article]
    Well, Rose, the way you went about your excellent adventure is entirely correct, IMO, since nobody comes out and rings a bell at the bottom.

    Averaging as you did has been my de facto DRIP policy over the years and served me well.

    By the way, nice first article. Factual, concise, and not ambitious to the point where you would have gotten tied up in knots with research and editing. That can come later, lol. Doing this is not easy...I've tried.

    Thanks.
    Jul 23, 2015. 04:02 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RSO Preferred Stock - Why Did It Decline Recently? Consider This 10%+ Yielder [View article]
    Well, something's wrong with the company. FCF went from $.48/shr to -$.07. Plus, D/E is nearly twice the industry average.

    Is this preferred cumulative or non?

    Anyone who thinks the preferred is just fine and likes the big dividend might just as well buy the common, which yields nearly 20%. And, that's after being cut by 25% in March.
    Jul 23, 2015. 03:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Durability Test: Realty Income [View article]
    Contrary to popular belief, Ida Mae Fuller was NOT the first Social Security check recipient. She was the wife of Alfred Carl Fuller, the original Fuller Brush Man.
    The check she was brandishing was a payment from the U.S. Treasury for the first delivery of bathroom cleaning brushes to the government.

    Where's my free copy?
    Jul 23, 2015. 03:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Harsh Downgrade For Linn Energy [View article]
    Really glad I sold a year ago. Saw the handwriting on the wall even back then.
    Jul 22, 2015. 08:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Harsh Downgrade For Linn Energy [View article]
    bbarke,

    You consider Outperform to be a bearish rating? How long have you been an investor in the stock market?
    Jul 22, 2015. 07:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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