Capital Product Partners: Nearly 12% Yield With Growing Coverage And No K-1

CPLP Overview – 11.5% Yield, Conservative Posture Image Credit: CPLP, Q2-18 Earnings Presentation Capital Product Partners LP (NASDAQ:CPLP) is a shipping holding company specializing in vessels with medium and long-term charter contracts, primarily in the product tanker and container sectors. CPLP has superior forward revenue visibility due to the nature of its contracts and staggered […] Read more »

Avoid the Perils of Overpromising

Promises always come with the peril of non-performance. It’s a bad plan in life as well as business to promise more than you can deliver. If you expect people to believe your promises tomorrow, it helps a great deal if you kept them yesterday. This probably sounds like old news to most of you since […] Read more »

The Post-It Note System To Achieve Your Dreams

Is there really something to the notion that, if we hold a thought in our mind over time, we can eventually, almost magically, bring it to life? This has been called the “Law of Attraction” and people like the author Richard Bach and his book, Illusions, which helped popularize it. There is certainly something to […] Read more »

Home modems, routers hit by U.S. China tariffs as 'smart' tech goods escape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products on Monday spare many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers, but the less flashy home modems, routers and internet gateways that make them work weren’t so lucky. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his speech next […] Read more »

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) – With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message to a friend in the middle of the night. She wrote that Liu had forced her to have sex with him. JD.com founder Richard Liu, also known as Qiang Dong […] Read more »

Retirement: How To Earn High Income Without The High Risk

Generally, a vast majority of folks, especially retirees, associate the Closed-End Funds [CEFs] with high risk, high leverage, and high fees. Many consider them unsafe and unsuitable for long-term holdings. Some others would argue that they have no place in a conservative or a retirement portfolio. Though it is easy to understand why, we tend […] Read more »

#WhyIDidntReport and the Tragic Banality of Rape in America

Professor Christine Blasey Ford was a teenager when she says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her. You know the story by now. She didn’t report it at the time, but has come forward now that Kavanaugh is close to being confirmed as a justice to the highest court in the land. On […] Read more »

How a Tech Stock Shakeup on Monday Could Have a Big Impact on ETF Investors

For years, buying exchange-traded funds focused on, say, the technology sector has offered a simple buy-and-hold investment strategy for individual investors who wanted exposure to surging tech giants like Facebook and Alphabet. Come Monday, that simple approach is about to get more complicated. And investors who have money in ETFs based on the S&P 500’s […] Read more »

Eventbrite’s IPO Is a Hot Ticket as Stock Surges 59% in First Day of Trading

Shares of online-ticketing company Eventbrite rose 59% in their first day of trading as investors clamored for what looks to be a dwindling supply of brand-name tech IPOs in the final months of 2018. Eventbrite’s stock, which listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker EB, rose as much as 71% to $39.30 […] Read more »

This Ridiculous Video for United Airlines 'Explains' the New Boarding Process

Some explanations are better left to a simple card or even a text message. A new video on YouTube, created by United Airlines, tries to explain the new boarding process, which went into effect this week. Sadly, it makes it seem like an intricate maze. Before we get into the video and what makes it […] Read more »