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Coinbase IPO

As some of you may know, I buy crypto on Coinbase (at least some of it.) In case you have not noticed, Coinbase had its initial public offering about two weeks ago. So instead of investing directly into crypto, you can now invest in a company that has most of its assets in crypto. Let’s…
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The Best Investing Strategy?

Do you prefer stocks like Apple Inc. with a very low dividend yield of less than 1% but a seemingly continuous dividend increase or stocks like Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) with a high dividend yield. The latter had to drastically reduce their dividends (to US$ 0.01) probably because they had not planned for a crisis…
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The new European Aristocrat: Novartis

Congratulations to Novartis that just became dividend aristocrat this month. With a payout of CHF 3 per share they increased their annual dividends every year for the past 25 years. That is increasing dividends since its foundation. The company with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, was founded in the 90’s from a merger of Ciba-Geigy and…
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Dividend Payouts by Region & Country

If you want to invest in dividend paying stocks and if you want to do so while having a global/regional diversified portfolio, then it is interesting to break down global dividend payouts by region or even by countries. Before Covid19 global dividends rose by 3.5% to a total amount of US$ 1.43 trillion in the…
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My Best Investment in 2020

This is just a short blog post but I really wanted to share this with you. Guess what my best investment in 2020 was? Most of you are probably thinking of a Tesla share or Bitcoins. But I have to disappoint you. The big price gains have not happened (yet). And I’m still at the…
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How to Invest in Crypto

Being a tech guy, it is also important for me to invest in crypto currencies. This might be the future, but this might also not be the case… First of all you should know that crypto currencies are very volatile at the moment. For this reasons I only invest about 1% into crypto currencies. Here…
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The new kid on the blog/market

Background Today I would like to present two new stock market indices, i.e. a measurement of a set/group of stock prices, that have been up since about a year. These are the DivdendenAdel Germany Index and the DividendenAdel Switzerland Index. They monitor the stock market of some equities that satisfy some preconceived rules, which we…
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