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”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/17/22

The stock market continued to go down again this week. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ are both in bear market territory with Dow Jones closing in on entering a bear market. There is a lot of uncertainty in the stock market. One thing I know for certain is that I will continue to buy regardlessContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/17/22”

Stock Market Crashing! Hello Bear Market

The stock market is crashing! As a result, it is time to say “Hello” to a bear market. The S&P 500 closed down on Monday June 13, 2022. This down turn puts the S&P 500 down more than 20% year to date which puts it in a bear market. The S&P 500 joins the NASDAQContinue reading “Stock Market Crashing! Hello Bear Market”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/10/22

The stock market finished down again this week. The drop in the stock market was largely because the CPI report on inflation came in higher than expected. Because of the higher than expected inflation, it is likely that the Fed will raise interest rates even higher than anticipated which seemed to scare investors on Friday.Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 6/10/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 6/3/22

After an up week the previous week, this week was a down week for my accounts. This week saw a decent amount of dividends received. Also, I made buys in each my brokerage accounts including adding a couple of new positions. The options trading was not very active this week. Let’s check out the detailsContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 6/3/22”

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

The S&P 500, NASDAQ 100 and Dow 30 all finished the month May in the red. While the stock market was down in May, my accounts posted gains. Unfortunately, spending was up again in May for the second straight month. Let’s check out the details for the month of May 2022. Spending/Savings This month spendingContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for May 2022”