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Posted by MartZee June 23, 2010

AOD dropped from portfolio, JNJ added.

Yesterday Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (AOD) dropped significantly down in price and today it continued down as well at the same speed as yesterday. On discussion boards I could find busy discussion why that happened. Mostly the concern was about a recent article by Dan Plettner at Seeking Alpha who wrote in his “Alpine’s Continue reading →

What’s happening with IGD?

Today Global Equity Dividend & Premium Opportunity Fund (IGD) dropped price by almost 6%. Why is it happening? The fund announced a distribution yesterday and it meant another distribution decrease (a third decrease in a row). ING Investments, LLC announced the monthly distributions on the common shares of two of its closed-end funds: ING Global Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee June 01, 2010

Picks 05/24 – 05/28

Trading Account: New [tag]stock picks[/tag] this week: Stocks bought or added to portfolio this week: none Stocks dropped from portfolio this week: Stocks watched this week: none Existing & new [tag]holdings[/tag]: Symbol Qty Last Gain($) Gain(%) Stop ATR Risk tostop (%) Contribution this week: $0 Current [tag]capital exposure[/tag]: 0%      New positions available to open: 0      Continue reading →

Interested in Dividend investing, but don’t know how to start?

I had this dilemma when I was figuring out what I wanted to do with my ROTH IRA account. I opened this account sometime in 2006 and had no plan at all. I was just buying some ETFs with somewhat messy allocation and I truly had no clue what to expect from the portfolio. Was Continue reading →