Trading dividends for profits now and not having to wait all year to collect a dividend check can be very important to some people. People living on a fixed income, counting on their investments to give them a better return than current CD rates or bond rates. Dividend Capturing has been around for centuries, 1602 is the oldest dividend stock I could find that was available to the general public. Before that collecting profits from business ventures was limited to aristocracy and governmental officials. The old shares that I found were limited and not available to the public date back to the 1200th century. However it was in 1607 that the current model of the stock market we have today first took shape.
How do you invest for monthly dividend checks and ultimately monthly cash flow, Cash flow that is better than any banker can offer! As you can see there are over 6400 stocks to choose from. Which ones are the best for monthly cash flow? Which ones offer the least amount of risk? What is the best trading strategy for your situation? All of these are valid questions and all do need to be examined before deciding to invest in any stock or investment strategy.
Dividend Capturing is a simple strategy where you buy the stock before the ex-date and sell for small profit after the date of record. This way you collect the dividend and some small profit to boot.
I must warn you not to jump in without a game plan and a
Just out of high school I decided to be self employed, after running a successful manufacturing business I had a problem of making more money than I knew what to do with. I started investing, after 23 years of investing I now want to share my strategy with a select few that want an extra edge in their own investing.