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by sammyz
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: Cole REITs
Topic: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 75073

Re: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems

I notice you use the the Morgan Stanlely Index as a benchmark. What you did not mention was Morgan Stanley's traded REIT lost 85% of it's value in May of 2009. Morgan's Ceo announced this in May of 2009 and it was headline news on CNBC as Morgan Stanley's future was in doubt at that time after the d...
by sammyz
Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: General Non-Traded REIT Questions & Discussions
Topic: Non Traded REITs Ranked By Dividend Coverage
Replies: 6
Views: 25543

Re: Non Traded REITs Ranked By Dividend Coverage

It's interesting that these forums are loaded with banner ads of so called Wall Street traditional investments....ETF's. Cramers Best Picks......like all these strategies did not loose huge amounts of capital in 2008-09......as a former pro trader I can tell you this forum is a joke just based on co...
by sammyz
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Cole REITs
Topic: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 75073

Re: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems

In 2009 when even the mighty Goldman Sachs couldnot raise money somehow Cole managed to raise $2 billion dollars in a matter of a few months!This in the worst environment in recent memory. That can only happen with a solid investor base. And no I do not work for Cole. I guess I am just not as smart ...
by sammyz
Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Cole REITs
Topic: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 75073

Re: Cole REIT Has Dividend Problems

It sounds like you guys have some axe to grind. Please tell me what investment came through the crash in better shape than Cole. I own this investment in my IRA actually. I saw managed accounts decimated from all the major Wall Street Firms. Trillions have been lost since 2008. Working for a CPA fir...