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October 2013



Six Stocks That Partied with the S&P500 Last Friday

October 22, 2013 – Comments (1)

This article was a little delayed because I was slow getting edits in, but six stocks from my portfolio joined in the S&P 500's new 52-week high last Friday.  So, I celebrated with a 52-week hi-ku article.  [more]



Only One for High-Ku

October 17, 2013 – Comments (10) | RELATED TICKERS: NNBR

The S&P 500 reached new high territory today.  Several of the stocks in my portfolio are knocking on the door of the 52-week high party, but only one made in to bright lights and music.   [more]



Purchase Mortgage Business Doing OK

October 14, 2013 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: WFC

Wells Fargo's recent earnings report was a good excuse for a quick SWOT - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats - analysis.  [more]



5 Getting Close to Buy Territory

October 12, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: MKC , O , CEF

With the market pullback over the past few weeks, I decided to look over my portfolio holdings and watchlist to see what might be getting interesting.  [more]



A Soft Week in Bonds

October 07, 2013 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HMC , ICE , TRP

Last week's new bond $$ value was lower than average at less than $13 billion. Only three borrowers crossed the billion dollar threshold, but some of deals should provide a wee bit of economic activity.    [more]

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