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I write about my investor experience by investing in dividend-paying stocks, options trading, cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, stock IPO's and more. Currently on the road to save 1 million dollars by 2045.  Check out my freemium newsletter for investing with covered calls

 

Bank Stocks and Gold are down today

My portfolio dropped by some 10% today - as I'm heavily invested in Dutch ING bank stock and Barrick Gold, I find it a bit scary, not to say more. It seems I'm going to get assigned ING 9.34 PUT tomorrow and might get assigned GOLD: NYSE…

Latest Stock Buy: 60 shares AMS:INGA (ING Groep NV) at EUR 9.04

On July 12th, 2022 I bought 60 shares of AMS: INGA (ING Groep NV) paying EUR 9.04 per share.  I'm now holding 200 shares with ING stock in my portfolio and my average buy price is EUR 9.82.  The ING Group is a Dutch multinational banking…

Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2022

In 2022 three were 27 member states in the European Union (EU), and 20 of the 27 EU member states have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency. In this article, I've listed European Union member countries by the gross monthly average…

GDP Per Capita in European Union 2022*

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The union has a total population of about 447 million.  The other morning I was talking to a friend from South Africa,…

African Union GDP Per Capita 2022*

The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 55 member states located on the continent of Africa.  The AU's future goals include a customs union, a single market, a central bank, and a common currency, thereby establishing…

Is it possible to buy a 3 bd apartment in European Union Member state for just EUR 350?

A few years ago I bought a property in rural Latvia (which is a member state of the European Union) for under EUR 4,000 - most of the time I thought this has been a bad investment.  Since my original purchase I have additionally invested…

Minimum Wages in European Union 2022

In 2022 there were 21  out of 27 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. Turns out this is already the eighth (#9) article about minimum wages in European Union featured on the blog. To keep it up…

Latest Stock Buy: 40 shares AMS:INGA (ING Groep NV) at EUR 9.45

On June 13th, 2022 I bought 40 shares of AMS: INGA (ING Groep NV) paying EUR 9.45 per share.  I'm now holding 140 shares with ING stock in my portfolio and my average buy price is EUR 10.16.  The ING Group is a Dutch multinational banking…

Is LON: RWS stock a buy in 2022

Welcome to another article in the series of stock picking. The other morning I was talking with my fiancee over the Whatsapp chat and as she works in the translation field, she suggested taking a closer look at the RWS company. She sent me…

Is TLRY stock a buy in 2022?

With this article, I'm launching a new section in the blog - stock picking. One of the first stocks I would like to talk about - is TLRY brands inc. In fact, I have already talked about this stock quite often in my newsletter and YouTube…