brucedoe

Bruce R. Doe

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Mon Oct 20

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:22 PM

Re: REIT Preferreds: Sell today or hold forever

Yes, I've finally put him in my p-box.

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:18 PM

Re: REIT Preferreds: Sell today or hold forever

JimLuckett

Companies that contract with ADP seem to be doing well with wage increases: "In the third quarter, ADP says, pay rose fastest, about 4.8% over the year, for financial and construction workers. Construction firms have faced [more]

Wed Oct 15

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:16 PM

Deflation?

Art Cashin on CNBC says that, if the WTI oil drops below $80/bbl, the fear will be deflation. He thinks the price of oil overrides everything else.

I don't understand it because, if oil prices drop, then people will have more money to buy [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:22 AM

Re: REIT Preferreds: Sell today or hold forever

My REIT preferreds have been going up in general e.g. my TCO-J&K. I presume that if long-term Treasuries continue to decline,they will go up some more. But I need the income so won't sell. Briefly this morning, the 10-yr Treasury fell below 2%, [more]

Mon Oct 13

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:02 PM

Re: The Revolving Door at its best...

I worked for the U.S. Geological survey and we had to avoid stocks in any company the had a sniff of mineral resources to it. this included GE that had a couple of crumby uranium deposits. When DuPont bought an oil company (Marathon?), holders of [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:48 PM

Re: Control Panel: Extreme Fear = 1

Wendy

I am afraid you are right. I have culled the few indicators I follow and see no reason for optimism. The day of the big rise in the stock markets last week saw 41 (which is OK) new 52-week high and 288 new 52-week lows (which is not) [more]

Sat Oct 11

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:07 PM

Re: OT: 700 million years of melatonin

After dinner I sit down and start to watch The News Hour on Public Television.* I nearly always fall asleep before the end and don't wake up until some time between 10:00 and 11:00 PM and then am wide awake. Try as I might, I can't get to sleep again [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:43 PM

Re: Buybacks

I want to quote a part of gracepeace's post:

You can only go so far with financial engineering before you actually have to have a business with real growth,” Chris Bouffard, chief investment officer who oversees $9 billion at [more]

Wed Oct 8

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:10 PM

Hidden File

I save my WordPerfect files to a SD card and for some reason my journal is hidden (doesn't show up). Any ideas how I can access this and remove the hidden option? Other files save normally and I have no trouble.

I know the file is there [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:45 AM

Re: Lobbyists rule -- patients go bankrupt

In a survey of young people as to who Joe biden is, no one seemed to know until one young black man said he thought he was sort of an assistant president. MSNBC then superinposed in large letters "close enough."

You know the old [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:38 AM

Re: Buybacks

I feel that stock buy backs are a waste of corporate money except in special cases. It means they don't know what to do with their money. It would be better for the economy is they gave a special dividend instead, not obligating them to keep up the [more]

Sun Oct 5

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:37 AM

Re: Three Minutes in October

It would be most unusual if we were to go into a recession during the final quarter.

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Fri Oct 3

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:51 PM

Lots Of Hospitals Getting Docked

A lot of hospitals are getting fined because of too many readmissions, partly because more types of readmissions are being tracked now:

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Thu Oct 2

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:06 PM

Re: What are the 25 best dividend growth stocks?

dfish

OK, I stand corrected; however, the dividend on your 10/01/2014 spreadsheet is in red (1.99%) that indicates it has been over a year since they raised their dividend. If it was raised on 09/15/2014, shouldn't the dividend be in [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:55 AM

Stock Market Drop

Various pundits keep saying that the drop in the stock markets the last couple of months is do to uncertainties in the global situation.

Well, if this is true, I would think that gold and silver would be rising instead of falling. And why [more]

Wed Oct 1

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:37 PM

Re: REIT swoon . . .thank the ETF's

Ben

Thanks. I don't consider shorting because I have not done it in a meaningful way since the early 1970s when I shorted American Pipe And Foundry, a cyclical stock that had a well defined cyclical nature. Unfortunately for me it broke its [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:28 PM

Re: What are the 25 best dividend growth stocks?

What I thin you are asking is not the safest but those that might beat inflation. From dFish's spreadsheet, the fowwing stocks pay more than 5% and have been increasing dividends for more than 25 yrs. ATT 5.22% with increases for 30 yrs, HCP 5.49% [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:53 AM

Re: My $2,000 Door Stop

My apologies if someone has already mentioned this, but you can still buy computers with Windows 7 which is Windows Vista with all the glitches fixed. It is running well for me although I still miss Windows XP which suited me fine except for the [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:37 AM

Re: Book Review: "7 Bad Ideas"

salaryguru

A very good post. While lower and lower tax rates for the wealthy will result in higher and higher government revenues is hooey, I do think that there is an optimum tax rate to raise the most revenue.

But we have to [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:04 AM

A Bad Week For Stocks

Last week was a bad week for stocks no matter how you slice it. For example, I like to see the daily 52-week highs above 40 and every trading day last week the NYSE was below 40. I like to see the daily 52-week lows below 40 and every trading day was [more]

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