Tagged: ge

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Investing in Water

The Great Lakes contain 21% of the world’s surface fresh water and 54% of the world’s liquid fresh water by volume. As I live next to Lake Michigan, part of this largest group of freshwater lakes in the world, I tend to forget that water is a commodity that much...

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July 2014 Dividends/ Option Income

Last July I only made $17.51, as CSCO was the only stock that I paid. This year I received a total $99.93, an approximately 470% increase. (CSCO alone accounted for $20.16 of that amount.) This amount brings the year total up to $1111.06. Last year I made $1132.01 in total...

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April 2014 Dividends/ Option Income

Only four of my companies paid out this April, bringing in a total of $89.10. This is a huge improvement over the zero dollars received in April of 2013 and 2012. You’d have to go back to April 2011 to see the $16.99 from when I first owned GE. I...

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January 2014 Dividends

2014 started off strong with a huge increase in year-over-year dividends for the month of January. I earned $0 in January 2013 and 2012 (and only received $16.16 from an ETF I owned in January 2011). This month BAX ($14.70), CSCO ($17.76), and GE ($28.37) all paid their dividends bringing,...

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A Reason To Be A Long-Term Investor

There are many strategies when it comes to investing or trading. (This list, of course, isn’t all inclusive but just a few different strategies.) One way is to be very actively involved and buy/sell frequently based on rumors or facts or analysts upgrades or downgrades. Another is to buy and...

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What If I Invested $1000 20-Years Ago?

On this post I’ll pretend that exactly 20 years ago I invested $1000 into each of 17 stocks that are currently in my portfolio. I did not sell and reinvested all the dividends. Data will be calculated from Longrundata.com’s Dividend Reinvestment Calculator. The start date is October 25, 1993 and...

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Purchase of GE, MCD, and O

Today I purchased three additional equities, bringing my total number of positions up to 14. My entire portfolio can be found here. My first purchase was General Electric (GE). I had originally owned GE back in 2004 and, up until 12/2011, had been contributing a little bit monthly via a...