Monday, 3 October 2016

Final Open positions & Closed Trades for both portfolios on Monday 3rd October 2016

It's been almost 7 years since I started this blog and due mainly to time constraints I'm closing these 2 portfolios, the time has come to move on to new projects.
These are the final open positions and last closed trades for both portfolios as at Market close on Monday 3rd October 2016

Runner open positions

Runner closed positions

2sl3sdc open positions

2sl3sdc closed positions

OGC Sell 3rd October 2016

Sold OGC @ $4.02 in both the Runner and 2sl3sdc portfolios as it closed under the weekly exit on Friday.

Open positions 2nd October 2016


Will update the 2sl3sdc portfolio as soon as I get time.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Buys/Sells for 26th Sept 2016

Sold APA @ 8.63 from the Runner portfolio and ORE @ 3.69 & TPM @ 9.16 from the 2sl3sdc portfolio today.
Bought into BKN @ 2.30 for the 2sl3sdc portfolio.
Bought into BSL @ 7.88 for the Runner portfolio.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Open Positions 25th Sept 2016



Have stop losses under 3 stocks, some may sell Monday.
Plan to buy next week. 

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

TPM sell 20th September 2016

I sold TPM in the Runner portfolio yesterday, but as I forgot to post the sale yesterday & as the share price has fallen since then, I'll use today's lower open as the sell price.
Still holding in the 2sl3sdc portfolio.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Open positions 18th September 2016



A couple of stocks hit their weekly exits on Friday, should be sold next week, no buys planned.

Monday, 12 September 2016

MPL and ORE Sells 12th Sept 2016

Sold MPL in the 2sl3sdc portfolio @ 2.49 today
Sold ORE in the Runner portfolio @ 3.92 today

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Open positions 11th September 2016



Will have a sell for '2sl3sdc' & possibly a buy next week.

Friday, 9 September 2016

WHC Buy 9th Sept 2016

WHC - Whitehaven coal
Bought into WHC @ $2.10 for the 2sl3sdc portfolio only.
 ASX 200, Energy, Energy, Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels, Coal & Consumable Fuels.
Last dividend Sept 2012, Growth Stock.

Monday, 5 September 2016

OML sell 5th Sept 2016

OML closed under the Runner weekly exit last Friday, sold today @ $4.62
Still holding in the 2sl3sdc portfolio
At least I got the divi!

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Closed Trades since June 2015

Last 10 closed trades

Runner dividends total $4448.47

2sl3sdc dividends total $720.50

Open Positions 4th September 2016



The 'Runner" portfolio with the tighter exit is now 50% in cash, and the 2sl3sdc portfolio with the wider exit is still mostly in the market.
There will probably be more sells next week.
I will update the closed trades for both portfolios in the next post. 

Friday, 2 September 2016

RAP buy 2nd September 2016

I have previously  restricted myself to the All Ords, but recently I have constructed my own trading universe from all ASX listed stocks, but which is still limited to around 500 
Bought RAP today for 2sl3sdc porfolio at 0.39  - this is an experimental trade.
RAP - No Index, Health Care, Health Care Equipment & Services, Health Care Technology, Health Care Technology.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

FPH Sell 31st August 2016

Sold FPH in the Runner portfolio today @ $9.33
Still holding in the 2sl3sdc portfolio

Monday, 29 August 2016

Sells 29th August 2016

Sold NST in Runner at $4.28
In 2sl3sdc sold GXY @$0.37, IFN @$0.935, and VOC @$8.00

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Open positions 28th August 2016


Due to the difference between US time & Australian time or maybe some peculiarity with Yahoo portfolios, all the trade dates have gone back by 1 day, will fix them up next week.


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

RSG Buy 23rd August 2016

Bought RSG for the 2sl3sdc portfolio today @ $1.94
Resolute Mining ASX 300 Small Ords
Materials, Materials, Metals & Mining, Gold.

Monday, 22 August 2016

MPL Sell 22nd August 2016

Sold MPL in  the Runner portfolio at this morning's open $2.80
Still holding in the 2sl3sdc portfolio (wider exit)

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Open positions 21st August 2016



The Materials Sector appears to be best for any new positions.

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Open positions & OGC Buy 14th Aug 2016



Bought into OGC on Friday at $4.80 
Oceanagold Corp, Materials, Materials, Metals % Mining, Gold.
ASX 300 Small Ords
Would like to add an Industrials stock next week if the opportunity presents itself.
Olá to the 6 people from Portugal that viewed my blog this week!

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Open positions 7th August 2016



Looking to add another stock to the Runner portfolio if not both, next week.

Friday, 5 August 2016

BLA Buy 5th August 2016

Bought into BLA at  $8.02  today for both portfolios.
Blue Sky Ltd, ASX 300, Small Ords,
 Financials, Diversified Financials, Capital Markets,  Diversified Capital Markets.
Last dividend 09-09-15 11c 100%f

Monday, 1 August 2016

IFN Buy 1st August 2015

Bought into IFN @  $1.21 today, for the 2sl3sdc portfolio only
INFIGEN ENERGY ASX 300, Utilities, Utilities, Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders,
Growth stock, hasn't paid a dividend since 2010, previous name Babcock & Brown Wind Partners Group

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Open positions 31st July 2016



Will aim to add another position next week.

Monday, 25 July 2016

TWE Buy 25th July 2016

Bought TWE at the close $9.97 today
ASX 100,  Midcap  50, Consumer  Staples,  Food Beverage & Tobacco, Beverages,  Distillers &  Vintners.
Usually goes ex dividend early March & September.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Open positions 24th July 2016



Will add another stock next week if something suitable presents itself.

Monday, 18 July 2016

MPL & RHC Buy 18th July 2016

Bought into Medibank Private Ltd at the open $3.08 today, for both portfolios.
ASX 50, Financials, Insurance, Insurance, Life & Health Insurance.
Ex dividend dates early March & early September.
Bought into RHC Ramsay Health Care today at $73.09 for the Runner portfolio only as the 2sl3sdc portfolio is already holding.

Saturday, 16 July 2016

Open positions 16th July 2016



I'll be looking to add another couple of positions next week.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

ORE buy 13th July 2016

Bought ORE Orocobre at $4.90 today for both portfolios, may be a short term holding if it doesn't break through to a new all time high within a week or so! 

Monday, 11 July 2016

SGR and VOC Sells, OML Buy 11th July 2016

Sold SGR at $5.54 in  Runner, bought at $3.92 on 29/12/14, SP gained 41.3%  plus  received 3 dividends.

VOC, sold in the Runner portfolio at $8.36 today after closing under my medium term weekly exit on Friday.
Bought at $6.80, SP gained 23% in 7 months plus received 1 dividend.
Still holding VOC in 2sl3sdc.

Bought OML at $5.11 today

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Open positions 10th July 2016



Time to add 1 or 2 more stocks to both portfolios next week.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Open positions 2nd July 2016



Materials/Gold, REITs, and Utilities are currently the strongest Sectors

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Open positions 26th June 2016



APA goes ex div on Weds 29-06-16 22.5c 0% franked.
No buys for next week mainly because of Brexit.
No sells, yet!

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Open positions 14 June 2016


Am back online again, updated 2sl3sdc at the close today.

Open positions 14th June 2016

Have had internet problems this weekend, will update positions tonight if I still have a connection!
Can update Runner only atm.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

BSL buy 9th June 2016

Bought into BSL today @ $6.44 for 2sl3sdc only
ASX 100 (Midcap 50) - Materials, Materials, Metals & Mining, Steel.
Continuation today of the swing up in the weekly & daily time frames.

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Open positions 5th June 2016



Didn't get to add any stocks last week, still looking!

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Open positions 28th May 2016



I would like to buy another stock for both portfolios next week, possibly something in the Aluminium line.

Monday, 23 May 2016

RHC Buy 23rd May 2016

Bought into RHC Ramsay Health Care today for the 2sl3sdc portfolio only.

ASX 50, Health Care, Health Care Equipment & Services, Health Care Providers & Services, Health Care Facilities.

Ex div dates approx March & Sept last dividend 51c 100% franked, history of increasing dividends. 

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Open positions 21st May 2016



I'll be looking to buy another Healthcare stock next week.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Open positions 15th May 2016



Well APA is off to a slow start, but the ASX can't defy gravity forever.
FPH & APA go ex div in June.

Monday, 9 May 2016

APA Buy 9th May 2016

Bought APA - APA Group
ASX 50, Utilities, Utilities, Gas Utilities, Gas Utilities 
Hopefully a safety stock should the Market tank.
Has a history of increasing dividends, goes ex dividend about 20c towards the end of next month, 

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Open positions 1st May 2016



Some good gains by the gold stocks NST & RRL, 
Defensive Sectors Health and Utilities generally had a good week, unlike Consumer Discretionary.