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A weird day of trading

A weird day of trading

My portfolio is normally correlated with the market. When the market goes down, my stocks go down too. When the market goes up, my stocks go up too. Today I experienced a total opposite behavior. The market went down (except the beginning and end of trading, but all my stocks went up: Is this a Continue reading →

March 2014 review

Markets regained the upward trend momentum as it confirmed its trend continuation last Friday. What does that mean? It is simple, the trend will continue and it will make sense to be buying any dips should they occur. In this post I would like to review my view of the market in the past and Continue reading →

Last week markets performance – should we be worried?

  Last week in Wall Street was somewhat stable and without any excessive hiccups. Yet it still was driven by fools. The recovery from the recent correction, if we can call it a correction, has been steady. As you can see in the chart above, we experienced a strong V shaped recovery. A week ago, Continue reading →

My investing Strategy – Dividend growth investing, part 2

Here is a continuation of my previous Strategy post, part 1. This time I would like to write about each part of my strategy more in detail, so you can see how I invest. In the previous post I mentioned that I apply a few different strategies and use different accounts for those strategies. The Continue reading →

The markets may taper too. How are you prepared for it?

We experienced two days in a row of a sharp drop in Wall Street. Is the market heading towards a long expected correction or is this just a dip? Media is bombarding us with explanations of what’s happening – investors nervous because of bad economic data, bad employment data, bad earnings, slowing China. And you Continue reading →

High yield dividend growth stock candidates to boost your income

High yield dividend growth stock candidates to boost your income

As I wrote in my article about saving cash through commission free ETFs I will be soon selling a portion of my RWX holding and buying dividend growth stocks in my ROTH IRA account. I will have my money ready to invest and a question arises what stock to buy.   (MORE: A Brief Primer Continue reading →

How dividends (and options) protect my portfolio

How dividends (and options) protect my portfolio

It is well known to all dividend investors that dividend paying stocks outperform non-dividend payers big way over time. Many studies also proved that dividends generally contributed 50% to overall market returns. Yet many times people need a proof in real life in order to believe it – myself included. In the past I under-estimated Continue reading →

FED’s taper, no-taper talks will push markets higher with nice dips in 2014

Anytime FED says it may probably taper if the economy shows some improvement, investors run for cover, panicking and selling everything they have. A few days later the FED says that the economy hasn’t improved enough to taper and backs off.   (MORE: mREITs Would Love an End to the Fed’s Free Money)   A Continue reading →

New trade – Monthly Dividend Income Motif purchase (Motif Investing)

Today I opened a new trade. I bought a motif I created some time ago – Monthly Dividend Income Motif. The intent of this motif is to deliver high dividend yield every month and reinvest it. I believe I will be able to grow my account faster by strengthening and promoting monthly compounding power of Continue reading →

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 →