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Posts Tagged With 'PSEC'

Posted by Martin February 18, 2016

Going back to selling puts against dividend paying stocks strategy: sold (PSEC) Aug put

Going back to selling puts against dividend paying stocks strategy: sold (PSEC) Aug put

Correction: I collected $89 dollars and not $75 premium as mistakenly shown in this post.     I must admit that I am getting frustrated trading spreads against SPX (S&P500). It is extremely hard trading that damn index. The market is volatile and whenever I sell calls, the market follows for a few days, then Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 19, 2014

Volatile week offered opportunities again

Volatile week offered opportunities again

Another trading week is over and we can review our accounts and see how we were doing and how our investments performed. The last week was volatile as many investors were nervous about the Fed and its policy. On Wednesday we were expecting what Janet Yellen would come up with in regards to interest rates 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 →

Posted by Martin January 23, 2013

Do you have your cash ready for market pullback?

Do you have your cash ready for market pullback?

In my previous article I advocated for keeping cash in my account for potential purchases when opportunities show up. The principle I was looking at is save cash in the account during market upward run, minimize buying, only when a stock you are interested in shows you an excellent buying opportunity such as a dip Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 16, 2013

The power of dividends

Today I sold my stake in Full Circle Capital (FULL) because I didn’t like the outlook of this company and I think, there is a potential for a dividend cut. In short, the FULL portfolio seems not supporting today’s dividend rate and the company pays more in dividends than it brings in. So I sold Continue reading →