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  • turbo031 turbo031 Jan 8, 2013 9:18 AM Flag


    Like watching water dry.

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    • Six or so more weeks of bickering in Washington and the cliff will be a mountain. I't hard to get a leaning as to what to do on RDS.

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      • So far it does appear RD is trending in the same lackluster pattern as 2012 which IMO was one of the worst years for me personally dealing with this stock. Glad i sold all mine at 69.53 and plan to sit tight with 100% cash unless we drop to 66 or reach 70. Seems like 4 dollar swings in 3 month cycles might be the norm, so being patient sitting on the sidelines could be the safest route once again in 2013. I was in & out of RD last year and did get all 4 dividends but still only managed a 5.2% profit. Guess i should not complain when the deflationary policies of the Fed has resulted in 1% CD rates for seniors the past 10 yrs., while Banks are still charging 21-28% fees on credit cards to the working young whom continue to struggle with stagnant wages.

        I certainly agree with Turbo031 that not just RD, but the entire economic environment in this country is Ho-humm !

        Regards & GLTA

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