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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 3/23/15 5:39 PM
  • Number: 470010
  • Recommendations: 1

You forgot about requiring emergency rooms haveing to take all comers which was also not paied for by the government and hospitals were left to figure out how to get paid for this expensive service (which is to sock it to those who
  • Date: 3/23/15 5:32 PM
  • Number: 470009
  • Recommendations: 1

I didn't think we were out of the last liquidity crisis yet.

  • Date: 3/23/15 5:27 PM
  • Number: 78123
  • Recommendations: 2
Last year I acquired 500 sh of GPT Common between $5.91 and $6.26 per share for a total purchase value of $3,067.61 including fees. Yesterday these shares were quoted by Vanuard as worth $3,685 for a nice little paper profit for less than a year,
  • Date: 3/20/15 4:09 PM
  • Number: 469875
  • Recommendations: 5
Actually though not the dominant source of carbon dioxide, vehicle emissions are significant at 32% of the carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. and 27% of the total greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) (including methane, and other GHG emissions).* So
  • Date: 3/12/15 2:11 AM
  • Number: 469422
  • Recommendations: 7

I'm afraid Goofy is right. Yes, in your first example, equity did rise, but not quite as much as it would have without dividends. This is the Warren Buffet view on Berkshire Hathaway.

But there are companies like Apple that
  • Date: 3/12/15 1:51 AM
  • Number: 78091
  • Recommendations: 5
While we focus here on rising interest rates, let's not forget that there are also bear markets. I took all the biggest losses in my 60 yrs of investing in 2009. I finally sold out my WaMu at $11/sh, but it went to zero! A very good MREIT (TMA)
  • Date: 3/9/15 3:02 PM
  • Number: 78080
  • Recommendations: 2

If you are not forced to sell your shares at a loss, you will only have a paper loss. A 5.6% issue ($1.40/yr) bought at par and later on selling for $18 would be down a full 7 years of dividends.

I believe that
  • Date: 3/9/15 2:55 PM
  • Number: 78079
  • Recommendations: 1

My understanding is that self storage REITs got their start by doing self storage while they waited for the property to appreciate which is where they plan to make the "real" money. This means that they don't have to
  • Date: 3/7/15 2:10 PM
  • Number: 469263
  • Recommendations: 0
Seemed like sort of a varient of Secret Agent Man.

While I was listening to your piece, I also saw this version of Wipe Out, a two drummer lick: (Continued...)
  • Date: 3/6/15 12:04 PM
  • Number: 469221
  • Recommendations: 3
For some months I have felt that the markets are looking for an excuse to go down. they seem to do this but then race upward and briefly set a new record before resuming a downward spiral. So are the market climbing a "wall of worry" as
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Take me back to where I was.
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