I Sold My Disney (DIS) Stock

Disney (DIS) was one of the first stocks that I bought when I started investing in March/April 2020 so this was not an easy decision to sell out of my position. At the time I originally bought Disney I did not have a defined plan. As I developed my plan over time, it became apparentContinue reading “I Sold My Disney (DIS) Stock”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/5/22

This week the the Dow Jones and S&P 500 were relatively flat while the NASDAQ was up a couple of percentage points. My accounts finished the week mixed with some up and some down. After a couple of down weeks for dividends it was good to see a great week for dividends received. Options premiumContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/5/22”

Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing: Financial Update July 2022

The stock market rebounded this month with July marking the best month for the S&P 500 since November 2020, and the NASDAQ having its best month since April 2020. This rebound follows on the heels of the stock market having its worst six month start to the year in over 50 years. It is tooContinue reading “Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing: Financial Update July 2022”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/29/22

The stock market stumbled a little bit at the start of the week going down slightly the first couple of days. Then, on Wednesday, the stock market took off and both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished the week up over 4%. I am still not sure if this is a bear market rally orContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/29/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/22/22

The stock market rallied this week with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finishing up a fair amount. Is this a bear market rally or the start of the stock market recovering? I honestly have no clue and only time will tell. This week was a pretty slow week of investing for me. Let’s check outContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/22/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/15/22

After an up week last week the stock market finished the week down. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finished down this week. Despite the down week in the stock market my accounts were up this week. The main reason my accounts finished up was because of the contributions I made. Let’s check out theContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/15/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/8/22

The stock market rebounded a little bit this week with both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ finishing the week in the green. Despite the uptick in the stock market there still remains many good deals with quality companies trading at attractive valuations. I took advantage of a few of the good deals this week. Let’sContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/8/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/1/22

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite finished the week down…again. The downward trend in the stock market continues. As a result, this is the worst 6 month start for the stock market in over 50 years. Despite the market being down, the dividends continued to come in. I was a bit more active in theContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 7/1/22”

Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for June 2022

June was not a good month for the stock market as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down significantly this month. In fact, this year has not been a good year for the stock market. Apparently, this is the worst first half of the year for the stock market in over 50 years. Despite theContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for June 2022”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/24/22

The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite rallied this week to finish in the green. Whether this rally in the stock market continues or the stock market drops back down remains to be seen. While the stock market rallied I did little in my accounts this week. My lack of activity was not really byContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/24/22”