All posts by Barron Maestro

  • HB4116
    Ameritrade Clipped Me for $38 Again

    A big source of aggravation for me is Ameritrade's policy of charging a $38 fee for reorganizations, without notification or consideration of the position’s value.

    • Posted March 30, 2020
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  • INSW
    International Seaways Added

    The oil tanker companies were in the middle of a strong bull market when the coronavirus scare caused all stocks to crater.

    • Posted March 25, 2020
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  • Misery
    Going Off the Rails

    Today I made wholesale changes to the SMA Portfolio; now being operated in a completely different manner than originally intended.

    • Posted March 23, 2020
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  • Liferaft
    The Cure Might be Worse Than the Disease

    The quote from the illuminating article above is relevant to our current situation; in that the cure to end this virus (societal shutdown), might be worse than the disease.

    • Posted March 22, 2020
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  • Agony
    Ameritrade and Onerous Reorganization Fees

    this is a warning to Ameritrade customers. Be congnizant of your positions because any type of reorganization is going to be fee intensive.

    • Posted March 20, 2020
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  • Stock Collapse
    Markets Unraveling

    Coronavirus fears have created a contagion of panic on Wall Street.

    • Posted March 19, 2020
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  • The End of the SMA Portfolio

    It's hard to do this, but this brutal blitz krieg bear market has caused me to do a lot soul searching and I've decided to change course.

    • Posted March 17, 2020
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  • MRO
    Marathon Oil Increased

    Today cash in the SMA Portfolio was used to increase the allocation in Marathon Oil (MRO).

    • Posted March 6, 2020
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  • Casualty of War
    BlackRock Resources & Commodities Fund Increased

    Yesterday the remaining cash in the SMA Portfolio was used to increase the allocation in the closed-end fund BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (BCX).

    • Posted February 27, 2020
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  • Liferaft
    Resource Equities Allocations Increased in the SMA Portfolio

    The broad sell-off today in worldwide equity markets due to Coronavirus fears created an opportunity to increase allocations to several downtrodden positions held in the SMA Porfolio.

    • Posted February 25, 2020
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