Investment Memo March 2020 – “It’s better to keep your mouth closed and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt”

Investment Memo March 2020 – “It’s better to keep your mouth closed and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt”

As I’m writing this investment memo, the world is fighting against yet another crisis. This time, it’s a virus named COVID-19, which is spreading supposedly faster than any before, causing global fear and panic. Words such as pandemic and recessions keep popping up frequently in my feed.  “I will admit this: I have been in …

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How I Use Crowdlending to Grow My Passive Income 

How I Use Crowdlending to Grow My Passive Income 

For more than a year been investing in the new fixed income class called “crowdlending”, and it has boosted my income by $1100 per year. Read this article to learn about crowdlending as an asset class, and if it fits your investment strategy.

How to do Portfolio Management as a Dividend Growth Investor

How to do Portfolio Management as a Dividend Growth Investor

It’s in times like this you notice if you’ve spent enough time reflecting on portfolio management. How did you feel when the DOW index fell ~780 points? Nervous? Did you feel the urge to swap one stock with another on “sale”? Did you extrapolate a negative scenario were all stocks plummet? News surely did. Investing …

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Former Morningstar Director & CFA: “We Are All Market Timers”

Former Morningstar Director & CFA: “We Are All Market Timers”

Tips and tricks from savvy investors are always appreciated here at Stockles. Today, we are going to learn from Brian Nelson, a former Morningstar director, a chartered financial analyst and president of Equity and ETF analysis at Valuentum. With that said, let’s hear what Brian has to say about stock valuation, Berkshire Hathaway and so …

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The Market Took A Dive – Here’s What Happened To My Portfolio And My Head (II)

The Market Took A Dive – Here’s What Happened To My Portfolio And My Head (II)

October turned out to be a volatile month. The news tried to trick investors to panicking and selling their shares. The bear market was finally here, they said, and now was the time to accumulate cash and wait for the asset prices to come down: Market sell-off shares parallels with 1987 crash, strategist says. Volatility …

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Interview with Brian Bollinger of Simply Safe Dividends

Interview with Brian Bollinger of Simply Safe Dividends

 Simply Safe Dividends is one on the best, if not the best, investment site I know. What I like about them is the rational and objective approach Brian Bollinger, the CEO, takes when he talks about stocks. It’s not about maximizing the short-term results, but rather play the long-term gain, and let the market do its thing. …

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What’s High Quality?

What’s High Quality?

One of the most common questions I get is what do I mean by high-quality? When I held the presentation about Dividend Growth Investment at The Norwegian School of Economics, I outlined a few factors which I focus on. Still, there is so much more to the term quality. In the book, Zen and the Art …

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10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About – Part 2

10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About – Part 2

My second Seeking Alpha article is up, and again it’s about the Nordic markets. In total, the following companies have been analyzed:Vestas, Castellum, Kopparbergs, Novo Nordisk,  ABB, Atlas Copco, Yara, Kongsberg Gruppen, Gjensidige, Norsk Hydro, Marine Harvest, Atea, Pandora, Kinnevik, Kone, Huhtamaki, Nordea, Tomra, Wärtsilä, and Statoil.   You will find the link to the …

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10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About – Part 1

10 Nordic Companies Worth Knowing About – Part 1

My first Seeking Alpha article is up, super excited about this,  and its about the Nordic markets. I know that many of you have missed information about Nordic stocks and the Nordic market, so this is an attempt to fix that. Excerpt From The Article: “As the S&P 500 continues to go upwards without any …

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Price Return and Total Return

Price Return and Total Return

Many investors care about price return when they compare how they are performing against others or against a selected index. For dividend investors like us, we shouldn’t care that much about price return.

What Are REITs?

What Are REITs?

My Strategy For most investors REITs are unknown, but it’s such a simple investment case that every dividend investor should feel comfortable joining the table when REITs are the discussion topic. In this blog post, I want to tell you about REITs, what it is and how it works. Remember to subscribe to my page …

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