My Biggest Mistake And Victory Of 2016 (Double Dividend Stocks)

| About: North State (NORSB)

Summary

Double Dividend Stocks was too conservative in February when oil stocks were bottoming out.

Began looking for obscure stocks traded on the pink sheets.

Also began looking into monthly dividend stocks to help smooth out his income.

Detailed tips on Dividend's core investment strategies.

Specific ways Dividend is positioning for 2017.

Double Dividend Stocks is one of the 25 Seeking Alpha Contributors participating in the 2017 DIY Investing Summit. In the summit, one of the questions I asked Double Dividend Stocks was what he considered to be his biggest mistake and victory from 2016, and what he learned from them. Below is an excerpt from the interview and a summary of his response.

Double Dividend Stocks' biggest mistake and victory from 2016 (plus lessons learned)...

  • Was too conservative in February when oil stocks were bottoming out.
  • Should have stayed focused on fundamentals and not let fear and sentiment influence too much.
  • Began looking for obscure stocks traded on the pink sheets (OTC). He found some great opportunities there.
  • Also began looking into monthly dividend stocks to help smooth out his income.
  • More...

Interview excerpt:

This is just a small excerpt of what's covered in the interview.

The interview is full of detailed tips on Double Dividend Stocks' core investment strategies, top advice for DIY investors and specific ways he's positioning for 2017.

Enjoy the full interview with Double Dividend Stocks and other top investors on Seeking Alpha. Registration for the summit is now open and free for a limited time.

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Full list of summit contributors:

Chris DeMuth, Bret Jensen, Brad Thomas, Eric Parnell, Rida Morwa, Ian Bezek, Richard Lejeune, Richard Berger, Aurelien Windenberger, Doug Eberhardt, Dividend Sensei, Ralph Baker, Lawrence Fuller, Double Dividend Stocks, Mark Bern, Mark Hibben, Dividend House, J Mintzmyer, William Koldus, Damon Verial, Avi Gilburt, Shailesh Kumar, Chuck Carnevale, Adam Aloisi and Colorado Wealth Management.

Join Double Dividend Stocks at the DIY Investor Summit (free for a limited time) where he shares detailed tips on his core investment strategies, top advice for DIY investors and specific ways he's positioning for 2017.

Companies mentioned in Double Dividend Stocks' interview: North State Telecom (OTCPK:NORSB), OTC Markets (OTCQX:OTCM), Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GMLP), GasLog (NYSE:GLOP), S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY)

Additional Disclosure: This article is for information purposes only. There are risks involved with investing, including loss of principal. Brian and Investor in the Family make no explicit or implicit guarantee with respect to performance or the outcome of any investment or projections made. There is no guarantee that the goals of the strategies discussed by Brian and Investor in the Family will be met.

Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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