Stock Market ?
Anyone invest in individual stocks?
I have a small account that I "play". Not much money but I do enjoy researching companies and attempting to predict their worth. Last two quarters of 2013 and the first to of 2014 I did fairly well at approximately 30%.
Unfortunately I had to work extreme overtime and didn't have the time to research and develop trading strategies so I've lost about 15% since August of this year. Since time was limited, I've change over all strategy from price growth to dividend yield. I hold the stocks much longer to gain the advantage of a quarterly dividend.
It's very tempting to get back into the excitement of trading on a daily basis, almost like a gambling addition. I keep reminding myself that overall dividend & income is the best strategy for me.
Would love to hear from others in the market.