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Help? Wasn't looking for help actually. Sorry if it came off that way. Just some conversation on an otherwise quiet board.

I'll be fully invested again shortly. Just sorting the options before me that suit my style, income goals and personal SWAN rqmts.

Among others giving my positions in GE, KHC, SJM and VFC a look. Pondering beefing those a it. This is all tax deferred account cash. I've been building a short list of REITs I'm looking at possibly adding to the mix.

Going to take the opportunity to look again at my sector allocations. I'm pretty narrowly focused with 80% of everything in 3 sectors: consumer staples, energy and healthcare. Historically I like the way those tend to outperform. I invest with a Rip Van Winkle bias, and aim for stocks I think would be going strong if I ignored them till my kids inherit them. I'm sure the 3 I just sold (GSK, DEO, PM) would have been superlative in that regard.

I do have 4 individual finance and tech stock exceptions to that 3 sector emphasis. My token financials are V and MA but those are substantial positions (~10% total weight). My other I have partial position and growing in GOOG and a substantial overweight in QCOM (~10% combined total weight).
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