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Chuck Saletta

Chuck Saletta has been a regular Fool contributor since 2004. His investing style has been inspired by Benjamin Graham's Value Investing strategy. Chuck also can be found on the "Inside Value" discussion boards as a Home Fool.

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Sun Nov 27

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 3:43 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXIV: PAYX

That should be part XXXIV.
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 3:06 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXIV: PAYX

Paychex (NYSE: PAYX) was the thirty-fourth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it [more]

Sat Nov 26

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:19 AM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXIX: MCD

Hi Kelbon --

My primary concern with McDonald's balance sheet is that the leverage has been built in large part to buy back its shares, which don't look (and haven't looked during much of the buyback period) like a clear [more]

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:07 AM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXXIII: NOV

Hey Rich --

Or to quote Buffett: "When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact."

...which makes [more]

Fri Nov 25

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 12:01 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXXI: MSFT

Hi Don --

Do you know why Moody's is threatening a downgrade? It doesn't make sense to me.

In terms of Moody's decision making on the matter, the negative outlook note is available here: [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:21 AM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXIII: NOV

National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) was the thirty-third stock listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which [more]

Wed Nov 23

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:18 AM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXII: NLY

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) was the thirty-second stock listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , [more]

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Mon Nov 21

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 11:31 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXXI: MSFT

I hear you, Don -- and I agree that Microsoft still looks like it has potential to continue increasing its dividend.

Still, the reality is that the dividend is at the point where it consumes a significant portion of Microsoft's cash [more]

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 3:47 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXXI: MSFT

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) was the thirty-first stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes [more]

Fri Nov 18

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Sun Nov 13

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 3:10 PM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXX: MFA

MFA Financial (NYSE: MFA) was the thirtieth stock mentioned in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes it [more]

Tue Nov 8

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 7:00 AM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXIX: MCD

Hi Don --

I appreciate your perspective, and that's a great example of how it takes differences of opinion to make the market work. I see a struggling giant whose better than market yield reflects its growth challenges, and you see a [more]

Mon Nov 7

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Social Security's 2017 Raise Is Tiny -- and You Won't See It Anyway

Medicare premium increases will likely eat through most Social Security recipients' very modest inflation adjustment in 2017.

Sat Nov 5

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TMFBigFrog posted to the iPIG Portfolio board. 10:11 AM

Total Portfolio Review Part XXIX: MCD

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) was the twenty-nineth stock listed in this post: http://boards.fool.com/confession-is-good-for-the-pocketbook... , which makes [more]

Tue Nov 1

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TMFBigFrog replied to the iPIG Portfolio board. 8:56 PM

Re: Total Portfolio Review Part XXVI: LL

Well, that was a fortunately-timed sale. Its shares are now $15.18, vs. my sales price just above $19. Kept about 20% more than I would be looking at today had I still been holding.

Regards,
-Chuck
Inside Value Home Fool

Mon Oct 31

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TMFBigFrog published an article 9:00 AM

Why Retirees Should Own Stocks

Owning stocks to cover your longer-term retirement needs can help improve your odds of assuring your investments last as long as your retirement does.

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