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  • Google roundup: Mobile payments, $2B+ contract, Search [View news story]
    How does this affect T and VZ in the whole picture?
    Jan 20, 2015. 12:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Enterprise Product Partners Is Poised To Deliver Long-Term Value [View article]
    EPD also announced a 2-1 split after next distribution payout.
    Jul 22, 2014. 03:46 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AT&T Sounds Good Going Into Earnings Compared To Verizon [View article]
    Probably get a $10 mil bonus too.
    Jul 19, 2014. 12:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cramer's Lightning Round - Buy Wells Fargo (7/17/14) [View article]
    IMO stick with COP
    Jul 19, 2014. 12:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: Dividends Are Passive Income Generators For Retirement [View article]
    I'm 56 years old with what I think is a good portfolio valued at almost 500K I'm long in several strong stocks with at least 3% or above in yield. Recently I sold 2 stocks, GPC and NUE, both are great companies and I profited very well over 50% with them. The yield however was getting much lower below 3%. I took the profits and reinvested in those strong companies I feel were going to continue to grow for my future income needs. One stock I will not relinquish is KO as it hovers right at 3% but I see future growth in value over time, plus its sympathetical as I inherited that stock. The others are in various sectors such as utilities(DUK, GAS, PPL, SO), Pharm(MRK), TELE(T, VZ), Oil(COP), MLP (EPD). To me these are strong companies with a low risk factor that I can rely on. Obviously anything can happen with stocks, so I have other investments in tax free muni bonds, mutual funds etc. But I think I am on the right path to success. Any other opinions is greatly appreciated.
    May 13, 2014. 11:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Personal Dividend Objectives Versus The Market Environment [View article]
    Solid Utility stocks are a nice play too. Everyone has to pay their utility bills, I have other invested sectors such as(COP, KO, T) but for stability this is a must sector to be in for the long term as well. Long DUK, PPL, GAS, SO all paying a nice yield at 4% clip.
    May 13, 2014. 11:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is AT&T Trading At A Discount From Its Peers? [View article]
    Amen! Long T and VZ, can't beat the former Bells!
    Apr 10, 2014. 10:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Leap Deal Good For AT&T? [View article]
    Long T and VZ both were close enough to pay my similar bills with both as one provides my wireless phone and other provides my TV service. But now after today's loss, others are paying my bill for each service as I invested more even though T was up today.
    Apr 10, 2014. 10:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Use This MLP To Cash In On The Shale Boom [View article]
    Long EPD, Divi growth each quarter, strong upward potential. Compounding quicker than yearly increases. A great combination that looks tremendous on paper to get stronger each reporting period. Will stay in portfolio a long time.
    Apr 10, 2014. 10:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirement Strategy: When Should We Sell Stocks From Our Portfolio? [View article]
    Regarded, I like your strategy and am nearing retirement age. I'm DRIPing all my holdings and buying in occasionally when have some spare cash to put in. Only sold a couple of stocks out of need but best sell I had was HNZ when Berkshire bought it. I love increasing income every month.
    Mar 4, 2014. 12:14 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon: An Undervalued Stock [View article]
    I own both and there are parts of my main upper echelon of my holdings. Once I see a cut in other stock on divis I'm out. But I'm confident that e reduction in the near future is not in the cards.
    Feb 2, 2014. 09:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coca-Cola products pulled from Lidl stores in Germany [View news story]
    Key word... European "discount" supermarket chain. It won't be long, they'll be back on the shelves.
    Jan 27, 2014. 01:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Genuine Parts: Debunking The 'Stocks Are Too High' Myth Since 2005 [View article]
    I have done well in this stock since I bought. Also as a KO stockholder I would welcome the split. Being as close to retirement as I am, a split, I know only increases maybe the numbers of stock shares held, but in the long range of thinking on my part, (not a quick thinking, money maker like some folks not DGI), I'm looking at long term goals. Look at the history folks, I see no change. The ship is moving forward on smooth seas, get on board....
    Jan 15, 2014. 12:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Genuine Parts: Debunking The 'Stocks Are Too High' Myth Since 2005 [View article]
    Could a split be on the horizon?
    Jan 14, 2014. 04:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I Couldn't Find Value In AT&T [View article]
    I own both T and VZ, happy with both of them for the income stream to DRIP. Looking forward to retirement in several years.
    Dec 13, 2013. 03:06 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment