March Madness? More like Market Madness…amirite? Okay, that was a little lame. But all this volatility sure does make things interesting. It also provides great opportunities for selling options. February was one of my busier derivatives months in a long time, but I managed to keep that momentum through March. I wouldn’t be surprised or… Read More Month in Review – March 2018
Thank God 2016 is over. It wasn’t as bad as 2012 but it sure gave it a run for its money… As we usher in a new odd year, let’s pause briefly and reflect on the final month of 2016. Portfolio Summary Stock Purchases 2 stocks purchased. 2 positions increased; Projected annual income increased by… Read More DGI Adventure 01-03-2016 Month in Review – December 2016
Janet Yellen emerged from her cave, saw her shadow, and thus gave us 3 more months of near zero interest rates. Hooray! I guess? At least volatility picked up a little bit. Still feels like everyone is waiting for the other shoe to drop doesn’t it? Here’s what happened with the wizards accounts in September:… Read More DGI Adventure 10-04-2016 Month in Review – September 2016
June was not boring. The market was not boring, and the wizards were not boring. The transfer of the beneficiary IRA to interactive brokers was completed just at the end of May, so I had a whole month to be active, and I took advantage. Also a bunch of racist rubes in England turned the… Read More DGI Adventure – 07-01-2016 Month in Review – June 2016
valuewalkposts: By Rupert Hargreaves Should you buy a company after it has cut its dividend? That’s the question Morgan Stanley’s analysts have tried to answer in a European Equity Strategy research note. Also see Dividends: A Review Of Historical Returns Morgan’s research has been prompted by renewed investor interest in dividend cuts. Against a depressed… Read More Should You Buy A Stock After A Dividend Cut?
This is the second installment in a new series where rather than using the investment thesis process to explain why I want to buy a particular stock, I use it to explain why I’m steering clear…for now anyway. Today’s edition borders on DGI sacrilege, as I dare to question a Dividend Champion! Dividend Cycle Chevron… Read More DGI Adventure – 12-09-2015 Investment Anti-Thesis – Chevron Corporation (CVX) – No Sale