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The importance of Velocity in Covered Calls in a Dividend Portfolio

March 21, 2014 – Comments (16) | RELATED TICKERS: KRFT , GE , MCD

This is a follow-up blog to my newfound respect for a conservative dividend related portfolio, enhanced by an active covered call strategy.   A few staring assumptions....  [more]



I finally "get" conservative dividend investing

March 19, 2014 – Comments (23) | RELATED TICKERS: KO , MCD , PG

During my investing tenure, I have shied away from mature dividend-producing companies in my portfolios, preferring to focus on companies that were smaller and pumped earnings back into their company to spur growth.   I always believed that dividends sucked the lifeblood out of a company and prevented growth and expansion.   I do think that finding well-managed small companies that invest wisely in their own growth is a great strategy....however, finding those companies can be difficult and requires some significant research to weed out poorly run or poorly controlled companies.    [more]



The death of Netflix

February 19, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: NFLX , AMZN , VZ

The death of Netflix as a stand-alone company is inevitable.   I don't even know exactly how it will happen, but I know it will happen.     [more]



My take on the second debate

October 17, 2012 – Comments (41)

For my thoughts on the first debate and voting history, please refer to my previous blog.   [more]



My take on the debate

October 04, 2012 – Comments (18)

For the record, I have voted Republican in every election since I came to voting age 19 years ago.   I had been considering moving in a different direction due to uncertainty about the qualifications and plans of the current Republican candidate.   I went into last night's debate wanting to hear Governor Romney explain his tax proposal, because I had heard so many different takes on it that I really didn't understand what he was trying to accomplish.    I also wanted to see how Romney presented himself on a national stage.   Was he "Presidential"?    [more]

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