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Invest. Manage risk. Communicate. Educate yourself. Make profits. It's DividendLab. Visit for details. Hello, My name is Todd Johnson. Iā€™m a family man, sports fiend, health nut, technology buff, long-time stock investor, and a very lucky mountain climber, all of which has... More
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  • Dividend Lab: The #1 Site On The Web For Investing. Incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Dividend Lab: The #1 Best Site for Investing. Period.

    By Todd Johnson on 11-Sep-2014 5:43 am (today)Alert {EDIT} {SEND} {SENDNOW}



    I'm sending this after working 8-hours of working closely on adjustments. For the newsletter, welll keep a position of 500-shares . For divided lab - we'll use a1.12% allocation for tracking purposes. I'm very proud to work with the best group of sincere investments colleagues on the internet.: Jerome and his Chineses expertise;Francine and her tracking insider ownership; Dave and a person I consider "class beyond class".

    Dividend Lab has the best group of investors I hever ever met. I have a sincere Thankfulness for what you do. It's been pure incredible.

    Todd, Mike, Alex, Mike C., Mike M: Kandice.

    A. Trades: Kandice: 1-Trade

    B. The trade is a name Mike knows very well and is highly speculatvie.

    C. Happy Memories to all those who lost their lives in the U.S. I'll never forget and & I hop nobody forgets.


    Hi Folks,

    Wow! What a night!!!!


    A. Mike Ray - and what he represents.

    B. My Best friend.

    C. The man is working his ass off for you. He has two

    small daughters - and he won't get a wink of sleep tonight.


    Mike Ray and I have one trade for you.

    Trade: Advanced Cell Technology Inc. (ACTCD)

    Highly Speculative

    Mike Ray knows the company better than most.


    Net $11,120-Debit.

    This is a 1.12% position for a $1-million portfolio.

    This is a high risk, high return trade.

    I'll let Mike write up a full write-up on the name. For now, the information is clear.

    Many investors want info handed to them for free. I can tell you that Mike Ray - best friend - spent the entire night working with me on our Private BAKKEN Group.

    I want to share a Mike Ray idea that the chance to really hit paydirt.


    The Fast Paced World Of Advanced Cell Technology: An Interview With Chairman And CEO Gary Rabin

    un. 3, 2013 10:26 AM ET


    Investing With The Alpha Bulldog - An Interview With Hedge Fund Activist Phillip Goldstein Of Bulldog Investors

    Jun. 12, 2013 8:53 AM ET | 8 comments | Includes: ETJ, SVVC, ZTR


    Mike Ray & I: 8-hours of Opiton Rolling Tonight

    Mike Ray and I spent 8-hours putting together the option rolls. He will be sending those out. We had a good week with som terrific profits. Congratulations to everyone.

    Transaction Register

    Kandice keeps track of the profits on the Transaction Register.

    Where does the money go?

    The fees that the small group pays, pays for the hours of rolls. Everybody who pays helps support the cause of what we are trying to do. There is a major amount of time and expense incurred to do this right. I'll let Mike write up an article on $ACTCD and one can decidie if it is your worthwhile. I would prefer we at least share the ideas

    If you are paying, let me give you a big "thank you".

    Private Group:

    Mike and I - and a team of about 10-other folks - work on putting together the best investment package money can buy.

    I don't know of a better investing package focused upon the regular investor making money. We bring everything together in one format: CEF's; MLP's; IPO's; hedging; peer contacts and a professional way at approaching how to invest.

    I can't imagine a better best friend. I can't imagine a better hard working investor. Our focus is aimed at helping out the regular investor. As we strive to improve the improduct, I can say we care more about putting the best product together for the financial well-beeing of investors everywhere.

    I've been blessed to have Tom Mays; Alex; Wes; Michael C. Mike Morton, Kandice, and the entire team. We put forth an incredible amount of time, energy, and focus to bring you ideas.

    Todd & Mike

    Tags: OCAT
    Sep 11 5:52 AM | Link | 1 Comment
  • 401k Or Retirement Plan: Hedging Against The Downside

    401k Or Retirement Plan: Hedging Against the Downside

    Please register for the free Dividend Lab Webinar: Hedging 401k/Retirement Plan Against Financial Loss on Sep 26, 2013 3:00 PM MDT. Ask Alex @ for info. TJ


    Hi folks,

    How to Subscribe

    If you are interested in learning more about the option group, please email Alex at or post on the You can subscribe for a 1-year subscription at I encourage folks to listen to a free webinar and learn a bit more before subscribing. Anything in life requires effort - and this does require effort. Sorry Bogleheads.

    Learning the below blue text can result in a "congratulations" to your retirement versus a "sorry, you don't have enough money in your retirement account".

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    ***One key way options can benefit working folks is by learning how to hedge your 401k portfolios; how to hedge your retirement accounts: the equity portion and not the cash.

    These basic hedging tools provide you the piece of contributing to your retirement plan but hedging in another account. This will prevent anyone from losing 38% in 2008 (SP500 or losing more than 15-25% in a market downturn.

    This prevents you from avoiding the stock market due to market downturns of years past. - but invoice in equities with a known hedging strategy. This is similar to our $ETJ portfolio but I believe most investors can stand a 20% market downturn in their retirement plans. This prevents the hedging from being cost-prohibitive. I try to make the cost neutral. This will allow you to be more "aggressive" in your 401k/retirement plan.****

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    Common Questions for 401k/Retirement Owners who Want to Avoid Financial Losses

    1. Is it easy to hedge your 401k or retirement plan? Yes.

    2. Do I have to learn something new or "work" to ensure my 401k/retirement doesn't lose money? Yes.

    If you prefer to own a 401k/retirement account and accept a down 38% in 2008 - or whatever the future holds for us - then you can continue to do what you have done through this point in life.

    You are responsible for your 401k/retirement plan. The plan operator is a long only program - and aimed at Joe Sixpack type investors. There are other ways to avoid stock market losses other than going to "cash" in your retirement plan.

    3. Why doesn't my 401k/retirement administer do this for me? I don't know - it takes effort. You can ask them why they run a "long" only 401k/retirement plan for you -- and does nothing to protect you from downside events.

    4. Who is this not for? For anyone not willing to take the time to learn something new; for those who don't care if their stock holdings go down in value; for those too busy to not learn how to protect your 401k/retirement account.


    Future Dividend Lab Option Webinars

    This will be an option group member only meeting, but everyone is invited to listen in. We will discuss our option positions, hedges, and income strategies.

    In the future the option webinars will be open to option group subscribers only.


    Please register for Dividend Lab Webinar: Hedging 401k/Retirement Plan Against Financial Loss on Sep 26, 2013 3:00 PM MDT>

    How to Register for the Free Webinar: email Alex at, or go to and subscribe to the Big Deal.

    Sep 24 9:11 PM | Link | 1 Comment
  • "Dividend Lab Webinar: Aug 28th 3:00 PM MST - 4:30 PM MST"

    This is a reminder that "Dividend Lab Webinar: Aug 28th 3:00 PM MST - 4:30 PM MST" will begin in 1 day on:

    Wed, Aug 28, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MDT

    Add to Calendar

    Please send your questions, comments and feedback to:

    How to Join the Webinar

    1. Click the link to join the webinar at the specified time and date:

    https://global.gotowebinar. com/ojoin/6641659713864562176/ 747627569982424581

    Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you.

    2. Choose one of the following audio options:

    When the webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.


    If you prefer to use your phone, you must select "Use Telephone" after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below.
    United States
    Toll: +1 (516) 453-0031
    Access Code: 338-897-587
    Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar

    Webinar ID: 154-411-843

    Aug 28 4:59 PM | Link | Comment!
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