In June, I came across some DGI blogs and decided that I would start investigating which stocks I would like to have in my own portfolio. My initial short lists did not take sector allocation into consideration and were heavily skewed towards US stocks. After doing more research I decided to make my own Canadian and […]
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My October Watchlist post earlier this month mentioned that I would seek to initiate a position in a CAD industrial due to the poor CAD/USD exchange rate. Following a deeper analysis of available options including statistics for 34 global industrial equities, my screens identified EMR as the top contender in terms of adding Industrial exposure to the foundation […]
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It is the start of another month and time to consider which stocks will make the short list for screening. There is a great deal of volatility going on and major indices are down compared with their levels in July (DJIA -5.0%, S&P 500 -4.26%, NASDAQ -4.84% and the S&P/TSX -6.33%). There were two sharp […]
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Every Snowball Starts Somewhere I just started my dividend growth snowball! Each month I will post my latest stock purchases for my Niche Fund – my dividend stock portfolio. My long-term plan is to buy and hold high-quality dividend paying stocks in order to enjoy the flexibility offered by the passive income stream generated by regular dividend […]
Read more "Dividend Income Update September 2015"