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Last Friday one of my positions dropped 23% on one day. The stock in question is the REIT CBL, owner of several malls in the US. The decline was a real wake up call for me, and moving forward I must be more selective of my purchases as my appetite for risk has changed. ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 2:00 AM
Another month has passed, and the dividends keep coming. I did not expect October to be a particular good month, but the fact states that this has been the best month so far this year, with over $300 received. ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 3:00 AM
Most of the books I've read is either very theoretical, or about a historical event in economy, such as Enron or Long Term Capital Management. But lately I've been reading the book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which is more a book about our history. And ...
Posted: Oct 15 2017 @ 7:00 PM
I'm excited to show you my very first dividend report. I started building my portfolio back in February, but September is the first full month of blogging about it. ...
Posted: Sep 30 2017 @ 3:00 AM
In pursuit of excessive returns I use gearing. In this post I will explain why I believe this is rational, and calculate the effect this can have on my portfolio. But keep in mind that the calculations are heavily influenced by the expected long term return of the market, which ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 3:00 AM
In a previous post I wrote about what I could expect as the long term return of the market, which I found to be 7.5% per annum. In this post I will discuss what this implies for my portfolio return, and highlight some of the other variables that may alter the terminal value of ...
Posted: Sep 13 2017 @ 3:00 AM
As I'm building this portfolio I do need to have some expectations for the future. Something to keep me motivated throughout the years of this journey. To some extent my portfolio will follow the market, and I've therefore established some estimates for the long term return in the market. And to do so I've ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 3:00 AM
My portfolio is subject to two tax models with quite a different effective tax rate. My stock screening is therefore heavily influenced by which tax model is in effect, and in this article I will explain the difference between them. ...
Posted: Aug 27 2017 @ 3:00 AM
I used to be an active investor, always chasing the hot stock and unreal returns. I was simply dreaming of getting rich fast. My focus has since changed, and The Beta Post will be my journal for my new strategy: building a long term portfolio. ...
Posted: Aug 26 2017 @ 3:00 AM


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