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How to trade stocks in Germany

This is a guest post by Michael from Dividenden-Sammler who lives in Germany. When I wrote my post about investing in Australia I thought I might ask other investors around the world if they can share their story and the way of investing in their country. From their stories we can learn what trading opportunities Continue reading →

New trade – Kinder Morgan Partenrship (KMP) – initial position – building my ROTH

New trade - Kinder Morgan Partenrship (KMP) - initial position - building my ROTH

Today, I added a new stock position to my ROTH portfolio. The added company is Kinder Morgan Partnership. I have this stock in my taxable account as well, but I wanted to have this stock in my ROTH too. Therefore I opened a new position. This trade is the last trade adding a new stock. Continue reading →

My Lending Club account liquidated

Today I finished liquidation of my Lending Club portfolio. I decided to keep 500 dollars in the account and just reinvest the proceeds. I will keep the account totally passive. I will not be adding more cash and withdrawing any cash until retirement. At this moment I am playing with other people’s money. I received Continue reading →

New trade & adjustment – AGNC, PSEC & VNR long stock – building my ROTH

New trade & adjustment - AGNC, PSEC & VNR long stock - building my ROTH

Today I maxed out my contributions to my ROTH IRA account! I am quite excited about it. Now, I will continue contributing to my regular taxable account until the end of the year. When the new year 2014 starts I will resume contributing to my ROTH IRA as long as I max it out again. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 22, 2013

While the Fed Talks Taper, China Prepares to Actually Do It!

Yet another great report by Peter Schiff why FED is just smoking about tapering!

Trade adjustment – Realty Income (O) addition – building my ROTH

Trade adjustment - Realty Income (O) addition - building my ROTH

It almost makes no sense writing about this stock. It is one of my favorite REIT stocks and it will stay my favorite stock as long as it continues paying monthly dividends and raising them regularly. Realty income makes money by buying properties and renting them. Their income is from rentals unlike mREITs which are Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 21, 2013

Why FED may never taper

I am a fan of Peter Schiff. I watched almost all his videos and commentaries and his language and style is very close to me. His arguments are very logic and make sense. Peter Schiff predicted the housing bubble and credit crisis since 2006 and everything what he said about what would come to us Continue reading →

New trade – Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) – building my ROTH

New trade - Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) - building my ROTH

Here is my first trade under a new direction or goal (which was supposed to start next year, but due to completing my previous earlier I could start a new one earlier too). I am excited to be able fully focus on my ROTH IRA investments right now as my last year’s goal has been Continue reading →

Trade adjustment – Demand Media (DMD) – covered call

The last Friday my covered call against Demand Media (DMD) expired worthless. That left me with an uncovered stock. I reviewed the stock and the entire trade and decided to exit the trade via a covered call trade. Selling covered calls against this stock is almost impossible due to a significant price drop of the Continue reading →

How to buy stocks cheap in today’s expensive market

How to buy stocks cheap in today's expensive market

If you are a dividend growth investor investing into dividend growth stocks, you may have noticed that the market is somewhat overpriced. You can read on many blogs complaints from dividend investors that it is very difficult to find fairly valued or undervalued stocks today. I agree, that some stocks of my interest are expensive Continue reading →