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staggman99 279 posts  |  Last Activity: 21 hours ago Member since: Nov 1, 2006
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  • Reply to

    Buying Ideas?

    by dmbinhburg 22 hours ago
    staggman99 staggman99 21 hours ago Flag

    d-burg...I suggest you take a look at BDCL (yield about 16%), PSEC (yield about 12.8%), AI (yield about 12.5%) and NYMT (yield about 13.3%)...these are all core holdings of mine, at this time...I feel that BDCL and PSEC are still a bit over-sold and AI and NYMT are just boring stocks that keep paying out nice yields...! Another is MLPL (yield about 7.9%), it is now up 48% YTD and 172% over the last three years in Total Returns, MLPL is my portfolio leader in Total Returns YTD...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    ANOTHER CURRENT LOOK INTO THE FUTURE...!

    by staggman99 Aug 17, 2014 5:20 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 3:33 PM Flag

    bayman...the main reason that I own LMLP is because 'it is not energy related'...I just need to diversify a bit as I have to many energy related holdings (old habits are hard to break, lol)...! I am trying to not buy PEIX because it is also energy related and it has no yield...! $tagg...!

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    GRAIN PRICES ARE FALLING...!

    by staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 12:41 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 3:11 PM Flag

    bob...as always, you bring some 'very good points' to the table and I don't have a Crystal Ball to the future...however, I do know that PEIX is now up 250% YTD and 462% in the last 12 months in Total Returns (because of lower corn prices)...I also know for a fact that in the future a lot of 'other companies' will profit from lower grain prices...

    On another message board a poster 'made fun of me' when I posted a message, some time back, that most farmers cannot show much of a profit under $4.00 a bu. corn...if a farmer buys land for $5,000.00 a acre (or a lot more), plus machinery, interest, fuel, crop insurance and other costs; it is very hard to make any profit...

    If grain prices do not rebound, our government will probably find it necessary to come out with some 'new type' of a farm program...! My land is paid for and I am debt free, most farmers are not debt free (especially the younger ones)...a lot of farmers have an 'open credit line' to plant their crops each year...! $tagg...!

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    WSJ US Farmers are up to Ears in Corn

    by norrishappy Aug 18, 2014 10:51 AM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 2:43 PM Flag

    gumbyisle and board members...I strongly suggest that 'smart investors' run a 'one year compare chart' on PEIX and compare it to their favorite stocks...the fact is, PEIX is now up 250% in Total Returns YTD and it is up 462% in the last 12 months...! $tagg...!

  • Board members...this will be the best crop year that I have had in my life time...I just got over 5 in. of slow rain in the middle of August at just the right time (rain means grain)...a lot of companies will profit from a lot lower grain prices, i.e. 'meat and ethanol producers'....grain prices will stay low 'for at least 18 months' and PEIX, ADM, TSN, BG and several others will perform very well as they profit from a lot lower production cost...! When the worst we can do is break even or make money a stock is a good buy...now is the time to buy into lower corn and soybean prices...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    WSJ US Farmers are up to Ears in Corn

    by norrishappy Aug 18, 2014 10:51 AM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 12:25 PM Flag

    opinions and board members...this will be the best grain crops that I have had in my life time on the yields (corn and soybeans), I just got over 5 in. of slow rain in the middle of August (at the right time)...forget about all the silly monkey talk and 'make some real profit'...corn prices will stay low for a least 18 months and we can profit from it...i.e buy ADM, PEIX, TSN, BG and etc., as there are a lot of companies that will profit from lower corn prices (ethanol producers 'will do fine' on very low corn prices)....! Enjoy the ride and profit from it. (don't fight the tape)...cheap corn is saving the world...! $tagg...!

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    ANOTHER CURRENT LOOK INTO THE FUTURE...!

    by staggman99 Aug 17, 2014 5:20 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 10:35 AM Flag

    another correction...I mean LMLP...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    ANOTHER CURRENT LOOK INTO THE FUTURE...!

    by staggman99 Aug 17, 2014 5:20 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 18, 2014 10:33 AM Flag

    sarge...TD Ameritrade show 510 shares traded at this time on LMLP (very strange, ???)...

    bayman...NYMT has bee a real 'silent sweetheart' and I am well pleased with it...NYMT (yield about 13.3%) is now up 23.5% YTD in Total Returns...

    I was going to add more BDCL this morning but it is surging 'a bit' so I am now waiting to see if i can catch it on a bit of a share price pull-back...it also seems strange that a lot of times that I post a message that I am going to buy a stock that it will jump in share price right before I purchase it, ???...! Oops, before I could even post this message MLPL has jumped 46 cents a share in price (what in the world is going on here, ???)...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    ANOTHER CURRENT LOOK INTO THE FUTURE...!

    by staggman99 Aug 17, 2014 5:20 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 17, 2014 5:56 PM Flag

    another correction...tomorrow I will add more BDCL and LMLP to my current holdings, I better be careful or I will be buying the wrong stock, lol...! $tagg...!

  • Board members..at his time I am up 15.89% YTD is all of my invested holdings...even though the markets seem to have to have strong legs, i am still concerned about a possible Bloody October...if we don't have major market pull-back and we have our usually Santa Clause Rally this could shape up to be an outstanding investment year...

    I am surprised to see short term interest rates going a bit lower and we also seem to be in a very slow economic recovery...if all Americans (including farmers) keep working a little harder and smarter I feel we will stay on the right path to a stronger economic future...the new 'Global Ice Maker' (for home refrigerators) that I talked about in the past is now being ramped up for production and will be in the market place in about 12 weeks...

    Tomorrow, I will probably add more BDCL and LMPL to my current holdings...I just don't see my high yield holdings taking a severe pull-back unless there is some type of an major global economic change...I may also take a small position in VLCCF (for a wildcard) because its color and forward outlook seems to be improving...I am burned out on most of the MLP's but I am still well pleased with my MLPL holding (no K-1 to
    mess with)...my current portfolio leaders in Total Returns are SFL, MLPL and AWLCF...! Good luck to all...!
    $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    HTGC, ARCC

    by keebon Aug 15, 2014 8:30 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 9:05 PM Flag

    k-bon...in my opinion, HTGC, PSEC and BDCL are all over-sold...I do not own HTGC, but I probably should (I made a nice profit on it in the past)...I am not changing anything at this time because I am doing fine (why change if we are doing good, ???)...I will add to some of my current holdings as I continue to build stronger positions in them to core levels...i.e. BDCL, DVHL, CEFL and LMLP...

    If I was to add a 'new holding' it would probably be HTGC (again) or maybe ARLP (coal is not dead in China and they export coal to China)...I also like VLCCF 'for a wildcard' because something keep pushing it upward in share price (looks like it may be a new JF company, ???)...I also like NADL, but if we own SDRL we 'already own' NADL (if we buy it , we just own more of it), SDRL has a 'solid basket' of other companies...! We still need to be careful of 'Bloody October' and the time frame could start after Labor Day until November...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    DYNEX (DX) PAYS A BIGGER DIVIDEND

    by biotechprofiteer Aug 13, 2014 10:25 AM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 1:59 PM Flag

    biotech...the Total Return for TWO in the last 12 months is 22.8% and the Total Return for DX is the last 12 months is16.8%...TWO has performed 6% better than DX in the last 12 months..! If you want higher yields take a look at AWLCF (yield about 17% after currency exchange fees), in Total Returns AWLCF is up 42.8% in the last 12 months or CEFL (yield about 16.8% and pays monthly), in Total Returns CEFL is up 17.9% YTD....! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    OT: Ukraine

    by marklibera Aug 15, 2014 11:30 AM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 11:48 AM Flag

    Board members...it had a negative affect on the markets at this time...insurance (??), I would only guess that it could be positive for oil and natural gas 'if it continues' and it can hurt the over-all markets...but have little effect on the American economy...

    If Russia would follow 'the same economic path as China' (and the rest of the world) its citizens would not want to leave and seek a better life someplace else...the fact is, most people connected to Russia have a poor economic outlook to the future (that is why Ukraine wants closer ties to Europe)...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    Sanctions biting Russia:

    by bobdbeck Aug 14, 2014 2:28 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 10:57 AM Flag

    Board members...NADL (yield about 8.8%) is doing fine without the Rosneft deal and will do 'even a lot better' with it...my opinion is, that even if the Rosneft deal would fall apart, NADL will continue to shine bright...

    The Rosneft deal simply makes it a 'cog lock' for outstanding future profits...! NADL is one stock that is probably to 'good to fail' (regardless of the Rosneft deal)...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    time LNCO, HRZN KMI

    by madmax19471952 Aug 15, 2014 8:42 AM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 10:34 AM Flag

    sarge and board members...I am doing so good in the markets a this time that I am not changing anything (and mostly from tips on this message board and the SFL message board)...I do plan to 'add more' BDCL, LMLP, CEFL and DVHL (DVHL has really been doing great)...again, I will add some more to my current holdings, in the future, but I cannot see changing anything at all...if I was to add a new holding it would probably be ARLP (yield about 5.5%) because it is over-sold and has a bright future...! At this time I am still hitting new all time highs in my holdings...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    OT NEWM

    by jerseyvinny2 Aug 14, 2014 10:01 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 15, 2014 3:11 AM Flag

    jersey...I agree, something don't add up with NEWM (yield about 8.5%) as it seems to have 'very strange color'...i.e. the EPS is more that the price of the stock (???)...if the color is correct (key statistics) how come the yield is not a lot higher than it is (???)...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    OT/Seadrill

    by rogers2308 Aug 14, 2014 2:16 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 14, 2014 3:05 PM Flag

    rogers...two companies that have a 'long history' of always doing 'a snap-back in share price' is SFL and SDRL and we get paid very well while we wait...I always dollars cost average more shares into SDRL and SFL any time they have had a strong retreat in share price (and I have always made a nice profit doing it.)...! It is always a good time to buy any stock that has a nice yield and a bright long term future...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    Sanctions biting Russia:

    by bobdbeck Aug 14, 2014 2:28 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 14, 2014 2:55 PM Flag

    Board members...a special thanks to bob for posting outstanding information...my opinion, is that the Ukrainian thing will start to wind down and sanctions will be lifted within a year or sooner...the world (and Europe) still needs Russian oil and natural gas and greed will always win, lol...! $tagg...!

  • Reply to

    OT/Seadrill

    by rogers2308 Aug 14, 2014 2:16 PM
    staggman99 staggman99 Aug 14, 2014 2:34 PM Flag

    rogers...a lot of investors feel that SDRL (yield about 10.5%) will disappoint on earnings because of a 'temporary excess' in off-shore drilling rigs in the industry, others worry about the debt which I feel 'is an asset' because it is income producing...however, I disagree because SDRL has a long history of always having 'new deals cooking'...SDRL will surprise a lot of investors in the future (and we get paid to wait)...! $tagg...!

  • Board members..corn and soybean prices are very poor and will probably go even lower...this is due to a record corn crop that is on the way in the the U.S., this is the best looking corn crop that I have had in my life time...cool weather and 'rain means grain'.....

    Even though a lot of farmers will suffer from a lot lower grain prices there is still a lot of profit to be made now and in the future (probably for at least 18 months or more)...investors can 'well rewarded' by buying companies that will profit from lower grain prices...ethanol producers will profit from lower grain prices...i.e. PEIX and ADM should do fine for a least the next year or more...companies that feed livestock will also have a lot lower cost and meat prices will remain high...i.e. check out TSN, BG and etc.,..

    That said, today is another fine market day...MLPL (is now my second leading Total Return holding), CEFL and SFL are still on the fast track (maybe there is a leak on the future earnings on SFL, ???)...! I am also well pleased with my DVHL (yield about 12% and pays monthly)...! $tagg...!

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