Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/26/22

This past week was another down week in the stock market. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ were trading down a little bit during the week but really dropped on Friday after the Fed Chairman Jerome Powell spoke. As for me, it was a very busy week at work with a lot of overtime. A lotContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/26/22”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/20/22

After some up weeks in the stock market, the stock market was down this week. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down this week. As usual, I continue to follow my plan regardless what the market is doing. Let’s check out my weekly update on dividends, investing and options trading. Dividends This week IContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/20/22”

Total Stock Market Funds Are Now My Largest Position

Recently, the total stock market funds in my portfolio have become my largest position in my portfolio overtaking my Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD) position. This is the combined value of the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index ETF (VTI) positions in my Traditional IRA and taxable brokerage account as well as the Vanguard TotalContinue reading “Total Stock Market Funds Are Now My Largest Position”

Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/12/22

This week was another green week for the stock market with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ both up around 3%. While it is nice to see my account values go up, it can be a little tougher to find stocks that are undervalued as the stock market continues to rise. Let’s check out my weeklyContinue reading “Dividends, Investing and Options Trading Weekly Update 8/12/22”

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”