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Thu Nov 6

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:11 PM

AINV for income maybe

If I got the right symbol...They reported today. Dividend declared for Jan 5.

Present yield is 9+%. I'm sure there are many here that can read/interpert a quarterly report much better than I can

Tue Nov 4

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 12:02 AM

buy/write NTRI for income

Numbers for nutrisystem reported today were not disappointing.

If interested, check out the 4+% dividend, and march or june call options.

Sun Nov 2

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:45 PM

bond article, figuring "best value"

http://seekingalpha.com/article/2627975-chubb-corporation-le...


If the above link works...article on rating bonds by [more]

Tue Oct 28

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blacktreechaser replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 12:05 PM

Re: insurance cancelling

Thanx much for your responses, I appreciate it.

Thu Oct 23

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blacktreechaser posted to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 2:40 PM

insurance cancelling

In West Virginia, insurance company said they are cancelling the homeowners policy because house is vacant. It's been for sale for a year.

Have not approached the mortgage holder yet, nor the realtor who the house is listed with.

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Thu Oct 16

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 11:41 AM

WIN for income

I've owned Windsteam since january 2010, and written a few covered calls against it.

With dividends and premiums from the call options, I've averaged better than a 9% annual yield (net)since that date....which is no guarantee of how the [more]

Tue Oct 14

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 5:12 PM

two below investment grade funds

Saw recent mention of TIYRX and PYHRX (TIAA-CREF and Payden funds) which supposedly invest in better quality junk issues.

Monthly dividend, supposedly yielding about 5%, and supposedly have low expenses.

What's the difference [more]

Mon Oct 13

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 3:42 PM

jpc for income

This is a Nuveen close-end fund (CEF), most of it in preferred stock, I believe, some leverage.

Yield is above 8%, monthly dividend, and its supposedly selling at its deepest discount in the past 3 years....12% discount, I think.

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Tue Sep 30

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blacktreechaser replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 5:37 PM

Re: stockscouter not on msn money site?

I just got this email from Verus Analytics today, Sept. 30.
Here is it in its entirety:

"Hi Dave,

We were as surprised as you today. Microsoft failed to notify us that they wouldn't be including StockScouter in the new MSN [more]

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blacktreechaser replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:39 PM

Re: stockscouter not on msn money site?

Thanx

msn revamped their money site, so I was hoping it was still there on the site, but buried someplace.

I fired off a few email to Verus asking where I might find it. I'm not expecting an answer from them.

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blacktreechaser posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:19 PM

stockscouter not on msn money site?

Looks like msn revamped their money website. I did not find their stockscouter screen (by Versus Analytics). Anyone know if they dropped it, or where else it might be found?

Sun Sep 28

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 11:41 PM

HTGC for income

HTGC is sort of a business development company that concentrates on technology, silicon valley start ups. Yielding around 8.5%

You can find articles on it online, if interested.

Call options are available, but they are not priced [more]

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blacktreechaser replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 10:03 PM

Re: Cliffs Nat Res ( CLF )

I just looked briefly

figures on etrade show debt/assets at 0.26

Is your bond really yielding more than 10% now? Or is it YTM?

As long as its not a large part of your investment portfolio, I'd wait till next earnings [more]

Fri Sep 26

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:32 PM

F bond, TCS buy/write, a morningstar thing

TCS does not pay a dividend, their present numbers are not that good. They report the first week in October. But the April call option seemed to have a decent price for buy/write strategy for income. I just glanced at the figure, I didn't break out [more]

Thu Sep 4

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 2:27 PM

OCN buy/write for income

OCN does not pay a dividend. Next earnings due at end of October.

Shares are priced around $28. April $30 call is trading at over $3.00.

So, someone has high hopes for this stock.

Fri Aug 29

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:16 PM

ETF mortgage REITS for income

Morningstar had a recent short piece on mortgage REITS. A couple of ETF's that hld mortgage REITS exclusively are symbols REM and MORT.

Returns for this year are impressive. Also, NLY has had a very good year to date.

The article [more]

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blacktreechaser replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:12 PM

Re: High yield brokerage and research

Barrons did an article comparing discount brokers some time ago...maybe it was this spring?? You might find it online.

Sun Jul 20

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checking accounts

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