ed...I agree, however, my date was a reply to the date that 'w-censored choose' to use "for his Total Dividends" on SFL and because I reinvest, 'compound returns' are also very important...! $tagg...!
Board members...no farmers are having a problem getting their crops to markets as most of us are still hauling and selling...! Where is the world does the Monkey Talker come up with all of this silly information...? $tagg...!
Board members...Yahoo stock is up 24.6% YTD in Total Returns and some investors are unhappy with the results...the fact is, Marissa Mayer (CEO) is doing a fine job....! $tagg...!
w-cencensored...I strongly disagree; first, a well ran company can use debt to increase revenue stream and dividends...second, when I go to the bank and get their money to use, they charge me, therefore, when I put my funds to work I charge them...third, we have already seen what happened to a lot of large companies that kept growing and not paying out much of the revenue to the shareholders (the list is to long to name)...fourth, high yields give us cash flow to take advantage of market sell-offs and when the market go back up, we profit more from it...fifth, I have made a lot of long term profits in mutual funds when I was younger...sixth, a lot of companies that have low yields are 'miking the company profits' (in bonuses and very high compensation)...! I do agree that high yields can be used as 'temporary bait' (that is why long term Total Returns are important)...! $tagg...!
Board members...Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and MarkWest 'already own a pipeline' that runs from Ohio to the Gulf Of Mexico that is 'going to be reused' to carry NGL's instead of oil (source: Associated Press, 12/28/14)...Natural gas liquids are the substances left over when natural gas is harvested from hydraulic fracturing, they are made up of ethane, butane, propane, methane and various solid chemicals...the NGL's would be transported from the gas fields in Ohio and Pennsylvania to Louisville for processing, most of the NGL's would then be piped to Gulf Coast to be exported...! This is not a pump, as I have no current holdings in either company (I do feel some shareholders may find it interesting)...! $tagg...!
Board members...As always, the Monkey talker 'has changed the subject again'...we were talking about 'gasoline and ethanol' and not crude oil (or diesel)...how much gasoline did the U.S. export (???) and when are the hedges going to push up the share price of LINE like he said it would (???)...! The Monkey talker also forgot to mention that the U.S. is exporting a lot of ethanol to other countries...! $tagg...!
Board members...the current price of Illinois Basin crude oil is already $67.25 and down $2.75 on 11/14/14...! $tagg...!
opinions...good posted message (good for all of us)...it is also said, that since WW II the S&P 500 has had an average gain of over 7% in the first six months after a mid-term election...! $tagg...!
Board members...first, in the past ethanol was cheaper than gasoline for several years and that helped to hold the price of our fuel down....second, even though ethanol now cost more than gasoline, it still helps to hold the cost of gasoline down, because we still don't have enough refinery capacity in the U.S. (plenty of oil, but not plenty of refined fuel),...third, I have a flex a fuel F-150 and I get about 2 miles a gallon less on the highway and about 4 miles gallon less in city driving with E-85 (which is a far cry from 35% less energy...i.e. E-85 is a lot cheaper than regular gas)...fifth, it don't cost any more to transport ethanol to stations than gasoline...! As always, the Monkey Talker, is pushing more 'Voodoo Economics'...does anybody remember how he 'said for years' that LINE stock was going higher and would be fine because of their hedges (???)...! $tagg...!
sarge...last week I went on the final family deer hunt this season, my oldest son got two deer and I got none (I have not got a deer this year in three family deer hunts)...after that, I came down very sick with a chest cold and I am still sick as I just now got out of bed today (first my back for about three months and now a bad chest cold)...
That said, a lot of the current messages are about oil related companies and I don't feel the time is right for me to get into any of them again and I have nothing good to say about any of them...when I feel 'the crush in oil is over' I will buy back into MLPL again as it served me well in the past...
Most of my holdings have been 'on a steady increase' and I did add more to my NMM (I hope it is not a false start)...I have been receiving a lot of cash flow from dividends and will probably add more WMC and maybe some more AWLCF in the future...ADM and F are my short term holdings for extra profit and if they do not show 'some stronger color' in the near future I will sell them and put those funds back to work on higher yields...! Thanks for your concern and maybe I will have something positive to add in the future...! Good luck to all..! $tagg...!
Board members...SFL's 'Total Returns will dividends' since August of 2004 is 173.6% and that don't look that bad to me (compounded returns on the yields would be a lot higher)...! Never trust voodoo economics, get a 'Total Return calculator and use it'...! $tagg...!
bayman...I know this Bloody October time frame has been a lot worst than most...however, it has been quite a while since we has 'a real market correction'...plus, 2014 has ran very 'true to typical form' as far as trends in the markets...
I wish I had been wrong about Bloody October but I now feel the worst is mostly behind us... I took about a $40,000.00 hit in principal but I have increase my yearly yields a lot (and now i am clawing my way back)...I am into off-shore drilling pretty heavy with AWLCF, SDRL and NADL and I am going to ride it out, as I am still adding to all of them (more dollar cost averaging)...
None of us want to lose any money and I still favor high yield holdings, I cannot really see where the low yield stocks did any better over-all, than the high yield stocks during this pull-back...again, I really feel that we will have 'a very strong rally' by the end of this year and if we don't, I will just keep collecting my high yields...! Keep the faith as the best is yet to come...! $tagg...!
Board members...in Illinois 'it is a felony' to have a loaded gun in a vehicle...the gun/guns must be unloaded, out of reach and in a case...more, if a person that has been convicted of a felony in the U.S. has a gun in their possession (even in their own home) they can get 5 years in the federal lockup (sounds a lot like Mexico to me)...! $tagg...!
Board members...for me, this has been a decent 'post election rally'...again, bayman got a market newsletter that the markets usually increases about 7% in the first 6 months after a mid-term election and I hope it is correct...most of my holdings are up strong again today, with PSEC, BDCL and MLPL being my leaders...we may also get a decent Santa Clause Rally near the end of the year...
My next purchase will probably be more NADL (yield about 17.3%) as I feel it is very over-sold...I will not buy any more SDRL (yield about 18%) unless it has another strong pull-back in share price...I was also going to add more PSEC (yield about 13.8%), but now I am waiting to see how it does in the future as I added a lot more a couple of weeks ago...! Good luck to all and enjoy the current rally...! $tagg...!
Board members...spam made a good point about tight-oil production...in other words, about one-third of the companies producing tight-oil are losing money and the rest are making a lot less profit...
More, pretty ladies, in short dresses, with legs crossed, on Fox News, bashing Obama 'all the time', do not make us any profit...! $tagg...!
sarge...outstanding posted message...almost a year ago I posted that I was seeing new F-150 4x4 trucks everywhere (i even bought one myself)...because of that, I bought some Ford stock (F) and held it until earnings came out and made a nice short term profit...
My point is that the i-Phone must be selling very good because that is not the only store selling them...sometimes we can make a profit by just paying attention...that said, I just got back from the scrap yard, I took some 'scrap copper' in to sell and get rid of...I was surprised to get $2.50 a lb. for the scrap copper I just sold...! $tagg...!
sarge...thanks to you we have two great message boards that are all about investing...I don't what to speak to soon, but it looks like we are still on a roll after Bloody October...to be honest, it look like SFL has settled down a lot from the past...I must be nuts as I did buy more SDRL a while ago...I also plan to buy more NADL, if it ever stops falling in share price...I am also surprised how well a lot of the REITs are holding up...
If we get a decent Santa Clause Rally, this could still shape up to be a good year over-all...at this time, I am up about 6% YTD in Total Returns and I am lucky 'to have come back' a lot from where I was...! That said, I am getting my gear ready for the yearly 'family deer hunt' this weekend...! $tagg...!
sarge...PAYX (yield about 3.2%) is an outstanding company with really great color (the return on equity is about 36%)....but I think the yield is 'a bit low' and 'the price is very high' as is the p/e ratio...that said, ARLP turn in strong earnings and the new White Oak coal mine has not been running long enough to make any difference yet...! Good luck with your selection...! $tagg...!
sarge...I sold 'some' of my CEFL today and started a position in Ford (F) as I feel it will shine bright in the next 18 months...yahoo has not done an update on the share price of AWLCF, however at this time it is up almost 5% today...! I now have 'more dry power' and I am still shopping for value (also, MLPL is still running hot)...! $tagg...!