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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 3/25/17 12:00 PM
  • Number: 177845
  • Recommendations: 7
  • Date: 3/23/17 12:27 PM
  • Number: 177835
  • Recommendations: 18
Here's the thing, sure you lost the White House, the Senate, the House, the future Supreme Court, Governors and all those State Legislatures, but look at the bright side, you won everything else.
  • Date: 3/20/17 3:08 PM
  • Number: 177802
  • Recommendations: 1
....like liberals, for example.
  • Date: 3/18/17 2:27 PM
  • Number: 36080
  • Recommendations: 0
A....thanks for the input.

I believe that Prospect will do OK in the near term, but is not a good bet long-term given the BBB- rating which could easily slide to non-investment grade terrority.

My latest best bet centers on
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  • Date: 3/17/17 12:21 PM
  • Number: 36076
  • Recommendations: 1
Arindam...

Thanks for the input on Prospect. Well, Prospect appeared to be the only game in town for short-term yields in the Investment grade bond category....so - yes, I have investments - mostly around 1 year or so just to see what
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  • Date: 3/16/17 12:12 PM
  • Number: 36068
  • Recommendations: 0
Arindam...

I pulled the prices within seconds after refreshing each screen, so the comparison is valid.

Scottrade provides a list of book trades.

Invariably someone somewhere gets a great deal which makes one feel a
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  • Date: 3/16/17 11:58 AM
  • Number: 177762
  • Recommendations: 9
A guy asks his waiter at a restaurant how they prepare their chicken. The waiter goes blank for a second, then says, “Nothing special really... We just tell them they're going to die...”

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  • Date: 3/16/17 11:11 AM
  • Number: 36065
  • Recommendations: 0
Example....Today - 8 A.M.

PROSPECT CAP CORP MTN 5.00000% 10/15/2018

Merrill Ask/Offer 101.3788 YTM 4.08

Scottrade Ask/Offer 102.010 YTM 3.666

Fidelity Ask/Offer 100.832 YTM 4.442

WOW!

So, does
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  • Date: 3/14/17 12:23 PM
  • Number: 36059
  • Recommendations: 0
AJ, Thanks.

Well, that is exactly what happened - they will not accept an on-line trade - it is necessary to call them which is something I don't want to do and frankly a waste of time. Their "concern" has something to do with
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  • Date: 3/13/17 3:05 PM
  • Number: 177739
  • Recommendations: 0
Thanks Joe....

It looks like you have the $19.99 - 90-day plan - 60 minutes card, so that's $6.66 per month.

My guess is that every 90 days something needs to happen - either they auto renew for another $19.99 or you purchase
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