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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.

Thu Aug 21

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blacktreechaser replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 5:02 PM

Re: buy/write TA for income, if interested

TA reported today for Jan to March 2014. EPS was a penny, they were expected to report a loss. And revenues were up over the same quarter of the previous year.

Tue Aug 19

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 12:54 PM

RICK buy/write for income, if interested

You may or may not have moral opinions about this company.

RICK shares priced about 11.5. It does not pay a dividend

My covered call options expired last week. I saw the Feb 2015 strike 12.5 calls was bid at 0.35. Not good enough [more]

Mon Aug 18

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 2:26 PM

DG bond, if interested

I saw on Etrade you can buy dollar general bond due in 2023 for 91..YTM is 4.4%, minimum quanity of one.

Maybe if their buyout of FDO goes thru, that bond might drop some more in price.

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 9:40 AM

buy/write TA for income, if interested

TA shares are at 9.6 or so...no dividend

The march 2015 strike price 10 is bidding at just over a dollar.

Always interested in contrary opinions.

Sun Aug 17

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:40 PM

pci

PCI present annual yield is 8+%.

Here is a thumbnail description from Etrade website if interested.

"The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objectives by utilizing a dynamic asset allocation strategy among multiple [more]

Sun Jul 20

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blacktreechaser wrote 5:44 PM

checking accounts

Thu Jul 17

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blacktreechaser replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 2:38 PM

Re: Way OT, airport question

thanx much guys,

I wasn't aware of this airport, you saved me some hassle.

Wed Jul 16

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 11:10 PM

Way OT, airport question

1. Just in case anyones gonna be in Reno for Hot August Nights, and you want to tie in for a beer or a short cruise, let me know.

2. Helping someone with a move to Port Chester, NY area. Its not far from Stamford, CN. Just a shot in the dark [more]

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 6:12 PM

WIN for income, maybe not

Might not be a good idea to buy. Just posting, as it might be interesting to watch.

Stock price for windstream has gone up from 7.5 to 10 in the past three or four months. Still paying their 25 cent quarterly dividend. Present yield is [more]

Thu Jul 10

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 8:06 PM

target funds, new bonds etfs

I haven't read this weeks barron's yet, but..

On the cover, reference to an article on target-date funds. It suggests the article has a positive slant on these.

Last week or so, a market guest on PBS suggested that target-date [more]

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blacktreechaser posted to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 12:55 PM

8%+ preferreds, reit AHT

if interested....

AHT has a portfolio of higher-end hotels across the country....crown plaza, Hilton, Marriott, etc.

They have three preferreds yielding 8%+.

They report next in August. Their common stock has done very [more]

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