Archive for May, 2010

Interested in Dividend investing, but don’t know how to start?

I had this dilemma when I was figuring out what I wanted to do with my ROTH IRA account. I opened this account sometime in 2006 and had no plan at all. I was just buying some ETFs with somewhat messy allocation and I truly had no clue what to expect from the portfolio. Was Continue reading →

Visa under panic but creates great opportunity

When I opened the computer on Friday and saw the drop in price, my first thought was “what happened again?” and that “I might have jumped in too early” when I bought Visa (V) the previous day. But then I stopped panicking and started thinking again. What caused the major defeat of Visa along with Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 17, 2010

Visa sold today

I gave up on Visa and even though my original stop loss was lower then today’s sell I decided not to wait for further loses and sold. I am going to wait for the market reversal and buy Visa back when it shows some strength and will to grow. Right now it looks like the Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 16, 2010

Picks 05/10 – 05/14

Trading Account: New stock picks this week: Stocks bought or added to portfolio this week: Bought 18 V @ 86.71 Bought 45 MED @ 34.13 Stocks dropped from portfolio this week: none Stocks watched this week: none Existing & new holdings: Symbol Qty Last Gain($) Gain(%) Stop ATR Risk tostop (%) MED 45 35.76  72.90 Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 13, 2010

Visa (V) added to portfolio

Today I bought back Visa (V), which I consider a great stock with a great growth potential. 13:40:39    Bought    18  V  @  86.718

Posted by MartZee May 11, 2010

Medifast (MED) added to portfolio

This time I weighted my decision to buy this stock and since the stock is one of the leaders which survived the drop and even rose in price, recently it received “strong buy” recommendation I decided to add shares of this stock into my portfolio. 14:07:44    Bought   45  MED  @  34.1399

Posted by MartZee May 10, 2010

Should we chase this rally attempt?

When looking what the stocks, mainly those I was ready to buy back did this morning I said to myself “I should have hold them and I shouldn’t have stop loss applied. Today these stocks opened mostly with gaps and I could have made money.” Yeah. This is what I have tried last Friday and Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 07, 2010

Grrr I am so upset

I am so upset with myself now. All the rules and strategies I was working on for so long trying to protect my money and today morning I threw it all away. Visa has been already sold on stop loss with a loss. I am such an idiot!!! Well I am expecting MED to follow Continue reading →