Dividend Builder – May 2020

My Dividend Brother Joe and I put a pause on our posts as our neighborhood and world erupted after the killing of George Floyd. Joe and I live in a duplex in the 3rd Precinct of Minneapolis. We are blocks from the site of the killing and even closer to the overrun 3rd Precinct police station. This is a blog devoted to trading, investing, and building dividends in life. I won’t stray too far from that lane; however, my thoughts and prayers go out to all those who have been denied the opportunity to build the life of their dreams. My hope is for our Minneapolis community to heal, to right wrongs, and to treat all life as precious.

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Dividend Builder – April 2020

The initial shock of the market crash is over. Life is settling into a routine of political and economic volatility. I am trying to stay aware of these moods, but mostly staying apart from them. A luxury not everyone has available to them.

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Fear and Greed in a Pandemic

Warren Buffett is likely the most quoted investor of all time. One of his most popular quotes has never been more relevant or bandied about then it is right now.

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

Warren Buffet

The fear in the market has created deep discounts and bargains in every sector. It is overwhelming and tantalizing. Companies with strong balance sheets, decades of dividend reliability, and bulwark business models, even in a recession, are now trading at levels investors could only dream of a few months ago.

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