Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/22/21

Both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rose all week until Friday when both tailed off a little bit. Despite tailing off at the end of the week it was still a positive week in the stock market. This week was a down week for dividends. I did make quite a few buys this week.Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/22/21”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/15/2021

Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were trading down mid week but were able to rally back toward the end of the week with both finishing with around a 2% gain for the week. After a slow investing week last week, this week had a little more activity. All of the accounts finished the weekContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/15/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/08/2021

Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq started the week going down but rallied toward the end of the week to finish in the green. This was a slow week of investing for me. Sometimes it is okay to just let the accounts do their own thing. Overall, the total amount invested grew this week soContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 10/08/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 10/01/2021

The stock market had a rough week. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were both down quite a bit this week before rallying a little bit on Friday. Even with the rally on Friday, it was still a down week for the market. My accounts were down as well. Despite the volatility in the market thisContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 10/01/2021”

Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for September 2021

September was a rough month in the stock market. The S&P 500 was down around 4.8% for the month. The NASDAQ index was down about 5.4% for the month also. I guess it should be no surprise that my investment accounts were down for the month. Even though my accounts were down, my projected annualContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for September 2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 9/24/2021

September has been a rocky month for the stock market. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ started the week by dropping down into the red. By the end of the week, both were able to make into the green, though the NASDAQ barely made it into the green. My accounts did not manage as well thisContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for the Week Ending 9/24/2021”

Changing My Investing Strategy

The longer I invest the more I learn and grow as an investor. Learning comes in many forms for me. Some is from reading articles and books. Some is from watching videos. Some is from making mistakes. A little bit of each went into the decision to make some changes in my investing strategy. Let’sContinue reading “Changing My Investing Strategy”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/17/2021

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were a little bit of a roller coaster ride this week, going up then down then back up before finishing the week down. Even though it was a down week in the markets there was some good news, dividend raises for several companies that I own in my portfolio, includingContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/17/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/10/2021

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were both down for the week. All of my accounts were also down this week. How did I handle this volatility in the market? Did I panic and sell out of some of my positions? Did I go on a buying spree because a lot of stocks were on sale?Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/10/2021”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/3/2021

Another up week for the S&P 500 and NASDAQ resulted in another up week for my accounts as well. This week was a little more active in the accounts. Dividends were up. Options premium was up. I made a few buys and actually sold out of a position this week. Let’s check out the detailsContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 9/3/2021”