News Trading

For this weekends installment of The Part Time Investor I wanted to talk about news trading. If there in one app I check more than Yahoo Finance it is my Flipboard news feed, it consumes a bunch of my screentime on my iPhone. When reading articles about companies I am invested or interested in I have... Continue Reading →

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Managing Multiple Trading Platforms

I was recently asked how I validate investing on multiple platforms. I currently use Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance as my online brokerages of choice. To answer that I need to provide a quick breakdown of the three: Acorns has a brokerage fee of $1 a month that allows unlimited transactions. It takes the spare... Continue Reading →

General Electric Spooktacular

Is it safe to invest in General Electric (GE)? Unfortunately at the Part Time Investor GE no longer meets my Value Investing strategy or Dogs of the Dow strategy. It was recently announced that GE is slashing their dividend to $0.01 per share and are restructuring their Power Division into two units. This is after... Continue Reading →

Sellers Remorse

Starting off trading on Robinhood a while back I bought some stocks in a few companies I thought were undervalued and were due to rebound. This was before I started educating myself and way before I understood that I needed a strategy. Full disclosure; I bought shares of General Electric (GE), JC Penny (JCP), and... Continue Reading →

Free Tools For Screening Stocks

As a part time investor I try to keep my expenses low. I currently trade on three platforms; Acorns, Robinhood, and M1 Finance. My total cost? $1 a month. Free screening tools: Yahoo Finance TradingView sinkorswim Yahoo Finance is my go to screener. It has free charts, news, fundamentals, financials, and analysis. As a value... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Intelligent Investor

"[I]nvesting isn't about beating others at their own game. It's about controlling yourself at your own game."  -Zweig The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham and commentary by Jason Zweig is a must read for anyone who wants to get into or is interested in value investing. Graham literally wrote the... Continue Reading →

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