Archive for 2010

Posted by MartZee October 11, 2010

Dividend Investing Myths

Many investors ignore dividend investing, because they associate them with boring unexciting investments which are destined to fall into oblivion. Some investors believe that rather than wait for a whole year to collect a 3%-4% dividend, you could make 3-4 % per day in the market trading volatile technology stocks. The fact of the matter Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee October 11, 2010

5 Most Undervalued Stocks in the S&P 500

Dividend-paying stocks are appealing because they have a track record of beating the broader stock market. Focusing on the most undervalued names of the S&P’s so-called dividend aristocrats means investing in the most undervalued companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by MartZee October 04, 2010

Portfolio monthly review – September 2010

Monthly review of my Trading account, Roth IRA account and Lending Club account

Posted by MartZee September 13, 2010

BDT added to portfolio

I need to rebuild this portfolio, accumulate some funds and start investing into more save securities to stop losing money here. Therefore I decided to change my strategy a bit and use dividend investing the same way as I do in my ROTH IRA account to accumulate. One of the investment I had in my Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee September 13, 2010

The market is trending up again, will it sustain?

It seems like investors are finally realizing that nothing goes down forever (as well as nothing growths up forever) and start buying stocks again. However I still would be cautious. This rally may not sustain if more bad news and panicking comes in. It is OK buying stable stocks such as large cap companies (which Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee September 13, 2010

Visa sold on stop loss

Last Friday Visa has been beaten down by bad news (still boo boo news in my opinion) about impact of regulatory act and Fed creating the new fee rules or whatever they are going to mess with the free market (which seems to be free no more). Investors were selling like crazy and I sold Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee September 07, 2010

Portfolio monthly review – August 2010

Portfolio monthly review - August 2010

I decided to change frequency of reviewing and posting my portfolio reviews from weekly to monthly. Weekly reviews are not as important as I thought originally and due to time issues I am not able to keep up posting in such frequency. So here is the review of August 2010 of my Trading account, which Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 23, 2010

Visa was dropping as one mutual fund was selling and investors panicking

Marsico Capital Management was among the biggest sellers in the second quarter of Visa Inc., the world’s largest payments network, and Vanguard Group Inc. added to its holdings, as the stock posted its steepest decline in almost two years. Marsico liquidated its remaining 10.4 million shares and also closed out its investment in No. 2 Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 23, 2010

Optimism in Visa rising, but will it be enough?

Recently we saw Visa (V) being beaten down and staying under a significant pressure as investors were trying to determine the impact of regulation act on the company. In my opinion, these expectations were too pessimistic and although CEO claimed in his press release couple months ago that the so called “finreg” will have very Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee August 22, 2010

Picks 08/16 – 08/20

My weekly review of my portfolios during the last week. You can review my Trading account, which is my aggressive portfolio where I buy individual stocks, my ROTH IRA retirement account which is my dividend investing portfolio (to which I am focusing the most right now) and my Lending Club account, P2P lending investment which Continue reading →