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Disaster continued, but navigated my account well thru the storm

Last week loses mounted in my account. At first I started panicking, but then took a deep breath and told to myself: “Hey, calm down, you have a plan!” Sharply falling stocks are an arch enemy of a put selling strategy. If stocks decline smoothly, slowly and not too fast, you can navigate the trades Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 24, 2013

Is AT&T a buy now?

Today AT&T dropped some 5% after trading down for almost 6% during the trading session. It then recovered slightly. My position and thinking about this stock is quite mixed. Is it a buy, or is it a sign of a trouble? The company reported in my opinion good results. It reported, in their words, strong Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 10, 2013

New trade – AT&T (T)

As I wrote in my previous post I am replacing ABT with AT&T due to overall drop in dividend payout receiving from ABT. 01/10/2013 09:31:41 Bought 32 T @ 34.41 Total shares held as of today: 32 Estimated annual dividend: $57.6 Consecutive Dividend Increase: 8 years Dividend yield today: 5.26% Dividend 5yr Growth: 5.09% Dividend Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 09, 2013

Replacing ABT with AT&T (T)

Replacing ABT with AT&T (T)

For the reasons I wrote in my previous article I am replacing Abbott with AT&T stock. This stock paid dividends since 1881 and it has a history of 8 years of increasing the dividend. Currently the stock is trading below 200 day MA and it pulled back due to ex-dividend date which was today (Jan-08, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 10, 2012

Market sell off, are you scared?

I am freaking out! It is not a pleasure watching my holdings evaporating and showing a loss. It is also difficult to hold and sit tight. It is even harder investing more money into falling stocks. Some people say “do not try catching the falling knife…” others say it is a great opportunity to buy Continue reading →