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Using softness to add more Treasury exposure to Volatility Portfolio

Treasury prices have been a little weak over the last two weeks. As a consequence the Vanguard Intermediate Term Treasury ETF (VGIT) and the Vanguard Short Term Treasury ETF (VGSH), for example, have dropped from highs on June 25 of $66.03 and $60.94, respectively, to $$65.56 and $60.75 at 3 .p.m New York time today. […]

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Sangamo gets RMAT status for its hemophilia gene therapy

On July 5 Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) and partner Pfizer (PFE) announced update results of a Phase 1/2 study of Sangamo's SB-525 gene therapy for severe hemophilia A. The companies also announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration had granted regenerative medicine advanced therapy (RMAT) designation to SB-525. RMAT status is given to therapies intended […]

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Bonus Dividend Pick for my Volatility Portfolio–DOW, a cash cow with a 5.5% yield

Today, June 28, I added Corteva (CTVA), one of the three stocks to emerge from the merger, reorganization, and then breakup of Dow and DuPont, to my Volatility Portfolio.  . On Monday,  I'll be adding another from that breakup to my Volatility Portfolio. This time it's Dow (DOW), the commodity chemicals vertical that resulted from […]

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No. 2 Value Pick Constellation Brands up 4.73% today on earnings

On June 26 I added Constellation Brands (STZ), my No. 2 pick in my 5 Best Value Picks Special Report to my Volatility Portfolio. Today, June 28, Constellation Brands closed 4.73% higher on final first quarter earnings. Revenue grew 2.4% year over year. (The company's Mexican import Modello Especial was the top market share gainer […]

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Adding Corteva, #8 in my 10 Best Picks for the Rest of 2019, to my Volatility Portfolio

Last night I added seed and agricultural chemicals company Corteva (CTVA) to my 10 Best Picks for the Rest of 2019 Special Report. Tomorrow June 28, I'll add it to my Volatility Portfolio. Confusion is your friend when you're looking for a stock that the market has undervalued. The confusion surrounding a stock can be […]

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Bonus Special Report: 5 Value Stocks in a Market Near All-Time Highs

The Standard & Poor's 500 closed at a new all-time high on June 20 at 2954.18. It's easy in today's market to find stocks trading at astronomical price to earnings ratios. Amazon (AMZN) sell for 79.90 times trailing twelve-month earnings per share. Netflix (NFLX) trades at 132.51 times trailing earnings per share. With worries about […]

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Adding Nektar call options to my Volatility Portfolio–again

Again. I'm adding the January 17, 2020 Call Options with a strike at $35 on Nektar Theraeutics (NKTR) to my Volatility Portfolio on JubakAM.com and JugglingWithKnives.com. (Ticker on these options is NKTR200117C00035000.) The underlying shares closed at $33.70, up 0.90% on June 14. I've traded these options before with a spectacular realized gain of better than […]

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Further lowering China exposure in my portfolios

This morning Wall Street is buzzing with talk that the U.S.-China trade war could stretch on to 2035. I think there's just about no chance of that. But we aren't looking at the quick resolution of the dispute that seemed possible just 10 days ago. And we are looking for multiple rounds of escalation and […]

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The Great (short-term) China Boom debate

Everybody seems to agree that things are looking up for the Chinese economy. The real disagreement is about how long this improvement might last and whether there's any chance that the upturn might go from improvement to boom. Here's some of the data that points to an improvement. The Purchasing Managers Index for the manufacturing […]

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Copper meeting bullish on projected supply deficit

The big Cesco copper conference in Santiago, Chile, has been remarkably bullish considering worries about global economic growth and the Chinese economy. That's because there looks like a significant gap in the development of new supplies in 2019 and 2020 that could be sufficient to push up prices in 2021 and 2022 before new mines […]

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