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Posted by Martin January 21, 2016

Dividend investor: buying stocks in falling market

Lately, when the market was tanking I had a few of my friends who invest into stocks asking me how to invest when markets are falling. When would be a good time to buy? You probably experienced situations in the past when you bought a stock and then the stock went higher, and later higher, Continue reading →

Dividend stock picks and market outlook for 2016

I expect 2016 to be a bad year as we are heading towards a recession. I still believe FED had it wrong and raising rates was a bad move, although it was a minor hike, it will still do the damage. Generally, higher rates is an economic brake preventing fast growing economy from overheating. We Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 31, 2015

Buy and hold, sell? Well buy more! How to deal with China Crisis

The futures are down big and Tuesday opening will be another rout as many investors will rush to exit selling their stocks. If you are one of them, you are making a big mistake. As I wrote some time ago, you always need to have a plan and remember your trading strategy, but most importantly Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 11, 2015

New purchase in ROTH IRA – ConocoPhillips (COP) for 4.60% dividend yield

UPDATE: (04/14/2015) Yesterday, ConocoPhillips price dropped a bit. That allowed me to lower my limit price lower to $67.55. Today, the trigger order fired and executed my limit order. I bought 16 shares of COP today!   In my ROTH IRA account I use a commission free ETF to save money for my next purchase. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 05, 2015

Selling Seadrill (SDLP) & LGCY puts to add stock into my portfolio amid all negative sentiment

It is hard to be buying when everybody is negative on a stock, predicting its further collapse or struggle. These days we see oil exploring companies out of favor. Many had to cut on employment, investment and even vut the dividends. When reading what other investors think about oil companies, you get scary stories, gloomy Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 01, 2015

How do I select stocks for trading options?

A few of my followers and subscribers asked me the same question: “How do I evaluate stocks and select them to trade options”? When I was relatively a novice to trading options I also didn’t know what stocks to use trading options. But the selection process is exact same as if you select stocks to Continue reading →

Realty Income: Why it is now a good time to sell as well as hold

Recently, I enjoyed two articles at Seeking Alpha about Realty Income Corporation (O). One post was written by Casey Hoerth “Realty Income Corp: Why Now’s A good Time To Sell” and the second one by Achilles Research “Realty Income: Why Now Is Not A Good Time To Sell This REIT Nugget“. While it was interesting Continue reading →

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 September 12, 2014

Mr. Market offers a good entry point into dividend stocks

Mr. Market offers a good entry point into dividend stocks

Today trading started promising in the morning, but afternoon turned sour. Once again we see panic and nervousness returning to the pit. Today, markets lost ground and sold off. Nothing dramatic yet, but we could see an easement. What pushed stocks down? Among those companies which were dragging S&P 500 down were energy stocks (and Continue reading →

Is my struggling finally over?

Is my struggling finally over?

If you had a chance to read my “Curious history of a sucker” you know that I started investing back in 1996 and took many endeavors in losing money. I shrank my $30,000 dollars account to $4,000 in commodities trading, I lost another circa $15,000 in stock trading. But at that time I didn’t care Continue reading →