Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 05/20/22

The stock market continues to decline. The S&P 500 briefly fell to over 20% down for the year during intraday trading but rallied to finish just out of bear market territory. For the year, the S&P 500 is down over 18% while the NASDAQ is down over 28%. As a result, my accounts are downContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 05/20/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 05/13/22

The stock markets rallied on Friday but still finished down for the week. This continues the downward trend in the markets for the year. As a result, my accounts were down this week as well. Let’s check out the details of my week. Dividends This week I received the following dividends in the Traditional IRA:Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 05/13/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 5/6/22

Despite taking the week off work, I had a very busy week this week. This update is late due in part to spending a couple days in Northern Michigan on vacation. This vacation was much needed I enjoyed the time to relax and unwind. I also made some changes in my accounts this week. IContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 5/6/22”

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

April was a really tough month. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down for the month of April. Records were not broken this month like last month. Well, maybe I broke record in how far my account balances dropped…. Expenses were up, account values down and income was down for the month when comparedContinue reading “Financial Update: Savings, Dividends, Options and Investing for April 2022”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/29/22

This week was another down week in the stock market. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ rallied up a little bit on Thursday but then fell back down on Friday. Because of the drop on Friday, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were down for the week. As a result, the S&P 500 isContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/29/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/22/22

This was looking like a promising week in the stock market. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were going up in the beginning of the week but then tanked at the end of the week. As a result, the S&P 500 finished the week down 2.75% while the NASDAQ was down 3.83%. Because the marketsContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/22/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/15/22

This week was another down week for the stock market. This seems to be a trend. The S&P 500 was down -2.39% for the week while the NASDAQ was down -3.93% for the week. All of my accounts were down this week as well. I really wish I had more money to invest right nowContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/15/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 04/08/22

This week was another down week in the stock market. The S&P 500 was down 1.61% this week and is down 6.43% for the year. The NASDAQ was down 4.93% this week and is down 13.40% for the year. My accounts were down this week as well. Somewhat surprisingly, the down markets do not botherContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 04/08/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/1/22

Well, this update is a little late. Those who follow me on Twitter (@collar_bill) may know that I have been dealing with power outages and internet outages from a recent storm that downed some trees in my yard. Fortunately, no one was hurt, the damage was minimal and the power and internet is back on.Continue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading for Week Ending 4/1/22”