With a volatile January behind us I was able to make several small purchases in my accounts as I wanted to use up free trades that were credited and set to expire at the end of the month. I managed to scrounge up a few hundred dollars per trade and figured at zero commission I … Read more Recent Stock Purchase II January 2016
With the final trading day of January upon us, it’s time once again, to outline my potential stock buys for the upcoming month. The point of these posts is to help take some of the guesswork out of where I plan to allocate my fresh capital going forward. By making my selections ahead of time … Read more February 2016 Stock Considerations
As dividend income investors we are constantly seeking reliable sources of passive income from profitable companies that share their revenues with shareholders. But most of us take it a step further than simply investing in dividend stocks. After all, what good is a dividend distribution if it is not sustainable and gets cut or worse … Read more Recently Announced Dividend Raises January 2016
With the world markets in a seeming free fall with no bottom in sight it can become easy to get distracted by all the financial news headlines touting bear markets, deflation and recessions. These headlines can easily instill fear in anyone who is currently in the stock market or thinking about getting into the market. … Read more Getting Defensive With Defense Stocks
The following is a sponsored blog post: The financial markets have got off to a bad start in 2016 with the value of the major stock indices and commodities taking a free fall. But is it entirely a bad start? Yes, it may be bad for those who are long on these assets but for … Read more Market Upheavals: Do You Stay In or Out?
With two weeks of 2016 pretty much in the books I am happy to announce my first purchases for the new year. Of course, these buys come at precarious times as the financial world seems to be sitting at a tipping point between total collapse and the slow “melt-ups” we have been experiencing. As one … Read more Recent Stock Purchase January 2016