Dividend Collector


Dividend Collector helps near retirees and retirees manage risk, collect income and have some growth to boot.

This vital service is a key to a low stress and enjoyable retirement. Here we discuss asset allocation and stock picks to help you survive as the global economy rapidly shifts.

Current link to the VSLs (aka Very Short Lists, aka watchlists) with bottom fishing prices and chart links.

Stocks Of The Week: 4 New “Very Short List” Additions

In the short Thanksgiving week, I thought I’d take some time to remind you to read the Investment Philosophy. Pay special attention to this piece: 

” The only way to make single stock risk acceptable is if you are investing in companies that can significantly beat the stock market averages and be leaders in their sectors, industries or countries.” 

Quick Thoughts On Apple & 5G

Apple is one of the best companies in the world, but its stock is expensive against next year’s analyst earnings. A pullback is likely. 5G is causing a massive new buying cycle of smartphones though. What’s next for Apple? I think we know. (Members Only. Become a member to read this piece of analysis. Use code RARE50 to get RARE half price forever).

2 Dividend Stocks For An Overvalued Market

Summary The stock market is in a 3rd standard deviation of being overvalued. Low interest rates are a justification for some of the historic overvaluation. Federal Reserve produced excess liquidity is not infinite, but it is sufficient to fuel the rally for now – any pullback in excess liquidity would be met with stock selling. Here are some stocks with little long-term risk that can hold up to future volatility […]

Trade Alerts – Mainly Gold Related

The “narrative” might have changed with announcement that vaccine from Pfizer (PFE) is pretty good, but really this is just a short squeeze. The reality is that we are still between 3-5 quarters from a normalizing economy that will still take a couple years to repair. Ultimately, Fed liquidity is allowing these wild swing. When, not if, Fed liquidity becomes even a little less accommodative, stock prices reverse with equal […]

Plug & Play Stock Portfolio Models Q4 2020

Our vital Plug & Play Portfolio Model for stocks Q4 2020. Get the top stocks for growth and the top dividend stocks too. These stocks are tops in relative performance, growth and value. Members only. Access with any membership Sustainable Growth or above. Use code Rare50 for 50% off forever for our R.A.R.E. all inclusive service. This is on top of the first year 50% discount. So, your price is 75% off for only $249 your first year.

Options Ideas 9/14/2020

This article should be used in conjunction with the Stocks of the Week article for the same date. Option Opportunities Selling cash-secured puts on any of the stocks in the “Stocks You Can Buy” section is always a possibility. High volatility to the downside, presuming our thesis isn’t broken is always good for premium.  Generally speaking, I like to sell puts on growth stocks and just buy the dividend stocks […]

Option Ideas 8/25/20

Several covered calls, cash-secured puts and hedges using oil stocks are featured this week. With the market teetering and heading into volatile period, hedging might be the best move. Members only. Become a member using code “Smart50” for an additional 50% off your already 50% discounted first year membership. Try any stock strategy for 75% off your first year.

Option Selling Ideas – 7/20/20

Summary Covered call spreadsheet. Cash-secured put spreadsheet. Ask questions in comments and at MoSI Option Selling chat. Each Monday I put out lists of covered calls and cash-secured puts using screens at BarCharts. I am screening for VSL stocks, as well as, an expanded universe of stocks that used to be on the VSL. Stocks no longer on the VSL should have covered calls written near the money in hopes […]

Swinging For The Fences: From Hedging To Being Net Negative On SPY And Oil Stocks

Weekly swing trading ideas in shorthand. Mind your allocations. Manage your risk. Build your charts. Understand the indicators. SPY Puts The easiest way to hedge is to buy SPDR S&P 500 ETF $SPY puts. You don’t want to pay a lot for time value, so rarely go more than about 10 weeks out. Last Thursday I suggested buying the Aug $295 SPY puts under $10. I did and sold half […]

Quick Thoughts: Enphase

Summary Enphase operates in a duopoly with Solar Edge in the solar microinverters space. Enphase is expanding into energy management which is a natural flow. I believe this stock will reach $200 per share by the middle 2020s. It currently trades around $50. If you are a growth investor, you should look to acquire Enphase for a full position 2%-4% of net asset value. If you are a primarily focused […]