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Archive for April, 2013

Posted by Martin April 23, 2013

Supper quicky note #2

(JNJ) – is Johnson and Johnson heading into a parabolic run up to crash later? Although JNJ is excellent company with a wide moat and a great dividend payer, the recent trend is too close and similar to a parabolic uptrend. Trend like this always ends up with a crash. I would be however happy Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 22, 2013

Supper quicky note #1

Remember the market last week? All looked like we are going into a correction. I was anticipating it and hoping for it, since I wanted to add more shares to my current holdings. But, it didn’t materialized. Today the market reversed and marched up at earnings. Last week everybody in media was freaking out what Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 21, 2013

My inspiration in the last week #18

My inspiration in the last week #18

This week I would like to present the following interesting web sites and links. I often browse the internet to find ideas about investing, trading stocks, options, investing opportunities and strategies. I like to read about investors and what their investing/trading approach to create income you can live on is.   Dividend Growth Stocks for Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 18, 2013

Market outlook, trend still unchanged

Market slid again today and the “we-know-the-future” experts out there are competing among themselves who comes up with the best reason why. All of them are united however that the reason is a fear of the US economy slowing down after weak earnings reports. I believe if you go out there and ask any average Continue reading →

Posted by Guest April 17, 2013

Record Gold Sale At The U.S. Mint

By: Kenneth Schortgen Jr. On April 17, the U.S. Mint reported a record 63500 ounces of gold being sold to the public in one day, despite central banks driving down the paper spot price by over 9% in the past week. This record one day sale brings total Mint sales for April to 140000 ounces, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 17, 2013

Trade adjustment – Gold (GLD) addition #2

Trade adjustment - Gold (GLD) addition #2

I am posting this trade a few days later than when I actually opened it. If you want to see my trades earlier, you can do so on my Facebook page, where I typically post my trade at the same time when it happens. Yesterday I added a few shares of GLD into my portfolio Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 15, 2013

Gold Sank Faster Than Titanic. Are You Panicking?

Today’s trading was fascinating. My account was red and full of blood as never before. A true blood in the streets. A massacre. It was not only Gold which sank deeper than on Friday on a lot larger volume than on Friday, but the entire market followed. If you follow my Facebook fan page, I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 14, 2013

My inspiration in the last week #17

My inspiration in the last week #17

This week I would like to present the following interesting web sites and links. I often browse the internet to find ideas about investing, trading stocks, options, investing opportunities and strategies. I like to read about investors and what their investing/trading approach to create income you can live on is.   A Financial Snapshot of Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 13, 2013

My Accounts Caught The Benchmark Up And Keep UP

I am satisfied with my recovery efforts. All my accounts are up to pre-options loss trading and on top of that they caught up the pace with the benchmarks S&P 500 and DJIA. I monitor my accounts performance on weekly basis and you can see my Weekly Monitor on top of the page. Lest few Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 11, 2013

How Do You Evaluate Dividend Payout Ratio?

How Do You Evaluate Dividend Payout Ratio?

Today I came across a post from a fellow blogger MMD and his article on his blog “Using the Dividend Payout Ratio to Help Evaluate Stocks“. The author is writing about looking at the payout ratio of dividend paying stocks and evaluating their ability to sustain their dividends or even their financial strength and profitability Continue reading →