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JoKingMe replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:22 PM

Re: Surface in the sweet spot

We're buying a new computer to replace our old laptop.

BH choose the Surface Pro 3 over other laptops available at Costco.

John

Sun Jun 21

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JoKingMe posted to the Foolish Golf Tips board. 6:23 AM

You're having a bad day on the course when...

you make a 40 footer for a 9 on a par 5.

Ben Martin

Went from -4 to +13 in 17 holes. Ouch.

Tue May 26

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JoKingMe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:40 PM

Stock price seems cheap when...

the company can borrow money for less than they pay in dividends.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hcn-completes-750-million-seni...

HCN yields [more]

Fri Apr 24

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JoKingMe replied to the General Electric Company board. 4:44 PM

Re: GE Covered Calls

GE met my criteria for selling a covered call.

I recently sold Jan16 $32's for $.26. This is essential 1 extra dividend. Still lots of upside.

Annualized return if called: 25.2%
Annualized income if not called: [more]

Wed Apr 22

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JoKingMe replied to the Options - You Make the Call board. 8:26 AM

Re: First time for everything...

ROIC: No ex-dividend, no spike at the end of the day, but the stock did rally from $17.30 to 17.50 before closing at 17.44 on Friday.

Stock closed $.06 below my strike. Go figure.

I had an order in to close the position earlier in [more]

Mon Apr 20

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JoKingMe posted to the Options - You Make the Call board. 4:03 PM

First time for everything...

I had a covered call assigned over the weekend where the stock closed below the strike on Friday. Granted it was only $.06 below the strike, but it still doesn't make much sense (or is it cents) to me.

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JoKingMe replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:32 PM

Re: Ingored holdings: WMT

I suppose I have.

Purchases in 2006, 2007 and 2011. Average purchase price of $48.24 with weighted average CAGR of 8.1%.

WMT is my second largest position.

John
Long WMT with covered calls on some shares.

Wed Apr 1

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JoKingMe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:55 AM

Equity Commonwealth to redeem notes...

http://ir.eqcre.com/file.aspx?IID=102958&FID=28680486


Equity Commonwealth Announces Redemption of 5.75% Senior Notes Due 2015


Company Release - [more]

Sun Dec 14

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JoKingMe posted to the General Electric Company board. 8:17 AM

GE overstates dividend increase by 10%.....

OK, I know I posted his on METAR, but please don't spread GE's propaganda about the size of their dividend increase.

It never ceases to amaze me that companies will go out of their way to report decimal point percentages when standard [more]

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