As you people know, I prefer to announce my buys and sells in advance. I want people to know what I'm going to do before I do it and why I'm doing it. I hate when people give me after the fact information, when they've had a chance to enjoy some success first.
We can't learn from that! This blog is about me explaining what I do and why I do it and then we all can see what works and what doesn't. That's how we learn, by helping each other.
Anyway, a check was sent off to TD Ameritrade today and should hit the account by next Tuesday. It might be Wednesday before the purchase is made. I'm going with IBM unless some market moving news comes out between now and then.
Here is the thought process: