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Gerald Celente on interest rate hike a few days before the hike and recession

Gerald Celente – publisher of the Trends Journal – talking about the US economy. Gerald explains what kind of effect Fed hikes will have on currencies, markets and the global economy at large. And he gives us his take on what’s happening with oil plus much, much more as outlined in his latest Trends Journal. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 24, 2015

Santa, Bonus, Merry Christmas!

I just finished a trade which gave me a hard time a bit. I was expecting the market to be silent with a bias towards down, so I opened a bear call spread. However, although volume in the market was low, S&P 500 managed to push higher this week and endangered my trade. Fortunately, it Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 22, 2015

Is Santa coming?

  If you watch markets regularly you may feel its pulse time to time and feel whether it has steam to push prices higher or whether it is weak and prone to further selling. We have seen nice recovery recently from 2000 support back up to 2040 level. But if you look under the hood, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 15, 2015

Is FED going to raise rates tomorrow?

I have been a longtime proponent of an idea that FED will not raise rates at all although they have been talking about it for the entire year. They simply cannot afford doing it. I always said that interest rates is a tool to cool the economy and prevent it from overheating. It is a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 08, 2015

KMI cuts dividend by 75% slapping their investors face

  So the news is out. KMI cut the dividend by 75% after the market today. After hours, the stock dropped 6.5% and we may expect more investors abandoning the ship. If you feel like your investment fleet took a beating, don’t worry, you are not alone. The dividend cut is a blow to all Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 06, 2015

Should you continue investing in Kinder Morgan (KMI) or run away?

If you are a dividend investor you may be invested in Kinder Morgan (KMI) as I am and you are desperately searching the internet for news about this company to find out why it was falling recently while scared that you may lose your hard earned money. Kinder Morgan lost almost 40% from its peak Continue reading →

November 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

November passed by even faster than October. I feel like it was just yesterday when October finished and cannot believe that it was already November which ended a few days ago. It is time to review my November result and see how my investing and trading performed. Those of you, new to my blog, here Continue reading →

October 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

I cannot believe October is gone already. I was so busy lately that I even haven’t noticed that we are approaching mid-November already and I haven’t posted my monthly review of my trading and investing effort. Although October was spectacular as far as the market moves I wasn’t able to adjust my positions successfully. Let’s Continue reading →

Posted by Guest October 24, 2015

Dividend Investing For Wealth Preservation

This is a guest post from Ben Reynolds of Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend is dedicated to helping individual investors find high quality dividend growth stocks suitable for long-term holding.   If you read the Strategy page on Hello Suckers Investments, you will Martin’s thoughts on dividend investing (emphasis added): Dividend investing is a great strategy, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 21, 2015

Great dividend yield misconception

Since I started investing into dividend growth stocks in my IRA account some time ago I thought people know how dividend stocks work. To my surprise many people are unbelievably lost in understanding how dividends work. Recently, I read a post at Yahoo! The 401(k) crisis is getting worse about a man who started working Continue reading →