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I bought my first shares of Statoil back in January, and now it's time to collect my first dividend payment. But Statoil offer a dividend reinvestment plan, which I now need to decide if I should sign up ...
Posted: Mar 04 2018 @ 3:00 AM
I was looking forward to writing this month dividend report, as I'm finally able to compare year-on-year growth. But it turns out that the stock that paid me last February has changed its payout month to March this ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 3:00 AM
As the number of stocks in my portfolio is increasing I'm spending more and more time on tracking the expected dividends. So I thought why not write a web crawler that does this job for me? ...
Posted: Feb 04 2018 @ 3:00 AM
2018 is flying by during the busy season, and the dividends keep on coming. January is a slow month for my European stocks, but the Americans did not let me down. Resulting in January actually beating the 2017 ...
Posted: Jan 30 2018 @ 8:00 AM
2017 was the year I changed my investment strategy and started blogging about it. In earlier years I experienced great volatility due to an extreme apatite for risk, but this was not the case for 2017. I now ...
Posted: Jan 11 2018 @ 8:00 AM
As anticipated December was a somewhat slow month for my portfolio. Beside my 4 holdings which pays a monthly dividend I only received dividends from two other companies. But in total December came out in three digits, which ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 8:00 AM
Yahoo has a great technology called Yahoo! Query Language (abbr. YQL) which enables you to structure dynamic data from websites and perform queries on that data just as you would within a database. In this post I will ...
Posted: Dec 17 2017 @ 8:00 AM
I currently have a total of 19 stocks in my portfolio, and during November a stunning 12 of them paid out dividends. No wonder November is by far my best month this year, beating ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 1:00 PM
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 ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 1:00 PM
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 ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 12:00 PM


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