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Freelance Journalist

I'm a former financial columnist for the Los Angeles Times (1990-2011), now an independent investor, writer and consultant. Love LA -- esp. when it rains.

Jul 22, 2014

Another argument for European stocks: Fat dividend ylds. Spain: 4.75%, U.K., 4.66%, Germany 2.76% ... vs U.S. 1.91%.…

Jul 22, 2014

$MCD McDonald's shares: 2 1/2 years of net nowhere. But a decent dividend.…

Jul 22, 2014

More evidence the old-guard consumer stocks are in trouble: $KO and $MCD earnings today. $KO stock chart:…

Jul 22, 2014

Egyptian ambassador objects to Ackman's derogatory use of "pyramid." $HLF

Jul 22, 2014

@KimNBCLA @anblanx Because you can't reason with someone who is certifiably insane.

Jul 21, 2014

.@IsraeliPM takes to "sponsored" tweets to get Israel's side across RE Gaza.

Jul 21, 2014

No salvation for you! Creationist says that even if there were aliens, which there aren't, they'd be damned to hell.…

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