Monthly Archives: November 2010

Options Trading: Writing Covered Calls

One of the reasons I like investing in dividend stocks is that I feel that they are inherently less risky than non-dividend paying stocks.  Each time a dividend is received, a small gain on your invested capital is ‘locked in’.  … Continue reading

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Stock Options Overview

Options trading is regarded by many as a high-risk, high-reward investing strategy that can make or break fortunes almost overnight.  However, in my opinion, options are one of the most useful, misunderstood investment instruments for long-term buy-and-hold investors.  By adopting … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Stock Analysis – Technicals

In my previous two posts I examined various fundamental and valuation metrics for McDonald’s using historical data over a 10-year time span.  From these analyses, MCD was awarded 3 of 3 stars in the fundamentals section for having an average … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Valuation

In my previous post, I examined the fundamental business performance of McDonald’s over the last 10 year time period.  Based on this analysis, MCD was awarded 3 of 3 stars in the fundamentals category for having an average RoE of … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Stock Analysis – Fundamentals

Though I will eventually get around to analyzing Canadian dividend growth stocks, I am presently involved in screening my current U.S. stocks.  Though I performed in-depth reviews of each of my holding prior to investing, I am interested in keeping … Continue reading

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Dividend Growth Stocks

As a dividend growth investor, I am looking to invest in companies that have increased their annual dividend for a number of years.  Luckily, lists of dividend growth stocks are maintained by various organizations for both the Canadian and U.S. … Continue reading

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Why Dividend Growth Stocks?

Initially I was going to write a post about using options with JNJ, but based on its current valuation and the relatively poor options yields I’ve decided that it wouldn’t be that interesting of an article as I’m not interested … Continue reading

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