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Posted by Martin December 17, 2014

New purchase – Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) MLP with 17.80% dividend yield (ROTH IRA)

New purchase - Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY) MLP with 17.80% dividend yield (ROTH IRA)

A recent sell off of energy stocks provided excellent opportunity to add a few good dividend stocks to investors’ portfolios for great prices which may not repeat again. Well, I wouldn’t say that they wouldn’t repeat again as the opportunity of purchasing Legacy Reserves for this great price actually repeated again. I had a few Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 19, 2014

I do not trade stocks but couldn’t help trading BABA

If you follow my blog, you know that I use two strategies – 1) I invest into dividend growth stocks and 2) I trade options.   When speaking about stocks, I invest into stocks. I do not trade them. In the past I chose dividend stocks for two reasons: Dividend income Long term investment In Continue reading →

New Trade – Alibaba (BABA), I too decided to take this play and bought a few shares

New Trade - Alibaba (BABA), I too decided to take this play and bought a few shares

Not exactly a dividend growth stock here, but the prospect was appealing and made me think to buy some shares of Alibaba (BABA). When I first heard about BABA in the news and all the frenzy it created I said myself “Not interested”. I do not do IPOs nor buy post IPOs. I only made Continue reading →

A weird day of trading

A weird day of trading

My portfolio is normally correlated with the market. When the market goes down, my stocks go down too. When the market goes up, my stocks go up too. Today I experienced a total opposite behavior. The market went down (except the beginning and end of trading, but all my stocks went up: Is this a Continue reading →

Trade adjustment – Kinder Morgan Partnership (KMP) addition #3

Trade adjustment – Kinder Morgan Partnership (KMP) addition #3

I hoped the price of Kinder Morgan Partnership will continue sliding down due to irrational selling triggered by a report issued by an analyst Kevin Kaiser of a research firm Hedgeye as I wrote in my yesterday’s post. Crazy reports like this may move stocks down and in the case of Kinder Morgan which was Continue reading →

New trade – Realty Income (O) addition – a new dividend built-up layer

New trade - Realty Income (O) addition - a new dividend built-up layer

I was tracking Realty Income on its way down for some time (and hopefully we are on the bottom, if not it doesn’t matter to me much) wondering why investors are dumping this great dividend paying stock. It has paid the dividend for 19 years, and increased the dividends for 15 consecutive years. The company Continue reading →

How to Build your Ideal Retirement Plan

How to Build your Ideal Retirement Plan

In past times, people used to work for all their lives long and they preferred to retire only after accumulating sufficient amount of wealth which they could utilize for their retirement period. But in today’s time, people who have retired still need to remain active during their retirement period as high cost of living may Continue reading →

New trade – Legacy Reserves Lp (LGCY)

New trade - Legacy Reserves Lp (LGCY)

Are you looking for a stock to buy? I am too! I had cash available in my TD account to invest and I wanted a stock which has a solid dividend growth and nice yield. Since I started my portfolio accumulation unlike some of my fellow investors (for example Dividend Mantra, who started very early Continue reading →

Trade adjustment – Kinder Morgan Partnership (KMP) addition

Trade adjustment – Kinder Morgan Partnership (KMP) addition

Recently I was piling cash in my TD account waiting for an opportunity to buy dividend paying stocks. It wasn’t and it still isn’t easy to find a good dividend stock which would be priced at a value I would be willing to pay. I saw many great stocks seeing running up and I was Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 17, 2013

We need vacation to rest from our vacation (and trades I made during my vacation)

We need vacation to rest from our vacation (and trades I made during my vacation)

Do you also feel tired when you return from your vacation and the first day at work you wish you had more vacation to rest from your vacation you just spent? Well, this is exactly my case. We had fun in Disneyland. It was tiresome, we spent a horrendous money (although I saved for this Continue reading →