Monthly Archives: August 2010


Claymore Dividend & Income Fund (DCS): Closed End Fund details matter. Barron’s Misses the Mark

The below text is licensed to Covestor Ltd. (“Covestor”), by Dan Plettner. Such text may be disseminated only by Covestor. Dan Plettner invests and receives income for securities research, including “buy-side” research. Dan licenses his own real time trading data to Covestor Ltd. (“Covestor”). Covestor is a Registered Investment Advisor […]


Conservative Covestor Models Featuring Bonds and Bond Funds (IEF, AGG, MBB, TEI)

With concerns about a double dip recession rising and economic data showing waxing and waning recovery indicators, many investors are running toward the safety of bonds and bond funds. Covestor model managers understand that bonds and conservative exchange traded funds (ETFs) can offer less risk during downward economic slopes and […]


Dan Plettner Shorts DDF (DDF)

The below text is licensed to Covestor Ltd. (“Covestor”), by Dan Plettner. Such text may be disseminated only by Covestor. Dan Plettner invests and receives income for securities research, including “buy-side” research. Dan licenses his own real time trading data to Covestor Ltd. (“Covestor”). Covestor is a Registered Investment Advisor […]


New Positions on Covestor—August 26th, 2010 (CLMT, VXX)

Leif Eriksen’s Performance with Protection model was designed with the goal of outperforming the market over the long run. But there’s more to the model than just that; Eriksen also attempts to protect capital by taking a top-down, fundamental approach and investing in high quality companies that have products or […]