Aug 2015 – Portfolio Review (+ 14.46%)

Dividends earned in August 2015 = $382.18 * (Total dividends YTD = $2,208.64) * Total dividends were a combination of: Dividend Fund $255 regular distribution + $5.10 interest Seadrill Partners (SDLP) $74.12 dividend Transocean Partners (RIGP) $47.96 dividend YTD Performance Dividend Project Investment Portfolio = + 14.46 % S&P 500 Index = – 4.21 % I use … Read more

You vs. The Market

I can’t help but feel the urge to write after the recent drop in the markets. I will admit that I haven’t felt great about the recent drop at all, but I also haven’t had much stress about it which I think is the ultimate test of whether my investing strategy is working. My mind … Read more

Earnings Week – Xmas came early

Mr. Market delivered xmas early this year A couple of weeks ago I published an earnings week preview to get my readers prepared on the results of: Apple Starbucks Under Armour Buffalo Wild Wings I want to shift my focus on what happened with those 4 stocks after earnings and what is important: Stay the … Read more

Earnings Week For My Investment Portfolio

It’s time for earnings!! Apple (AAPL)… Jul 21st Starbucks (SBUX)… Jul 23rd UA (Under Armour)… Jul 23rd BWLD (Buffalo Wild Wings)… Jul 28th Some of the articles I read on earnings expectations mention companies will feel the pressure of forex during this quarter. Something for investors to be prepared for… regardless of how the market … Read more

BWLD… How’d you get in my investment portfolio?

  Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD)… welcome to the Dividend Project investment portfolio! After I sold my Starbucks call options for a 204% profit, I mentioned that I would buy some Starbucks out-of-the-money call options and invest the remaining cash into my dividend fund. Plans kind of changed… I did buy some Starbucks call options with a … Read more