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August 2012

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Splitsville

August 31, 2012 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: MMP

Today, Magellan Midstream (MMP) made an announcement that adds absolutely no value to unit holders.  Partnership units are being split two-for-one.    [more]

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Searching for Yield

August 27, 2012 – Comments (3)

With investors stretching for yield, it seemed like a good idea to look for asset types generating lots of yield and review some of the risks that go with reaching.  [more]

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$42.08 Isn't $42.08: Coventry and Aetna

August 22, 2012 – Comments (1)

Earlier this week, Aetna (AET) announce it was buying Coventry Health (CVH) in a deal valued at $42.08 per CVH share. But, it isn't an all cash deal and the value is partly based on AET share price.  The bid is $27.30 per CVH share plus 0.3885 share of AET.  At Friday's close, the value was $42.08, but that changes every time AET share price moves.  [more]

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ETFs for Dividend Growth

August 20, 2012 – Comments (0)

Since I'm a big fan of dividend growth investing, I took a look at five ETFs where dividend growth is one of the criteria for the underlying index.  [more]

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Headlines that make you go hmmm

August 18, 2012 – Comments (1)

On the MarketWatch main page right now, there's a headline for "Where to put your money"  Right underneath it is "Million dollar land rocket" - an article about the Pagani Huayra, a $1.2 million super car.  [more]

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Billion Dollar Borrowers

August 13, 2012 – Comments (2)

Not a lot of excitement in last week's bond issues, but there was a lot of activity.  I can't remember seeing this many borrower's loading up a billion or more in new debt since I started following bond issues.  [more]

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Two New High-Ku

August 07, 2012 – Comments (3)

Gee whiz! No, GE.  [more]

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A High Yield Screen

August 06, 2012 – Comments (0)

After running a 'cheap dividends' article, several folks commented asking for high yield.  Here's a stab at it.  [more]

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Top 10 Corporate Givers

August 02, 2012 – Comments (2)

No investable intelligence here, but thought it was interesting that half of the top ten in corporate philanthropy were 'evil' banks (GS, WFC, JPM, BAC and C).  Biggest donor was Walmart.  [more]

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