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Mon. Feb. 21, 2011

January 2011 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance Update *

The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the “pocket change” earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio’s progress and update its holdings.

Dividends Received

Total dividends received during the month were $182.64, consisting of:

The following securities were purchased during the month:

Annualized Dividend Income

Including the above purchases, my annual PCP dividend income is now $3,346.59 at the current dividend rates. This is up $299.96 from last month’s $3,046.63 amount. The PCP has never experienced a monthly decline in annualized dividend income.

Portfolio Returns

  • Month: (0.76%)
  • Year-to-date: (0.76%)
  • Life-to-date: 14.08% (annualized)

My PCP holdings are always available by selecting the Holdings option from the menu in the header. The next PCP update will be mid-March.

Full Disclosure: Long all the aforementioned securities. See a list of all my income holdings here.

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