Individual Stock Performance for the Week of March 1 – 5, 2021: It Wasn’t Very Pretty…

This week saw some drops in the market in the middle of the week more than wiping out any gains made on Monday or Friday. The Dow industrial average ended basically flat with a 0.06% gain for the week whereas the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended down 0.89% and a whopping 3.73% respectively.

I primarily use Webull for individual stocks and while my portfolio there is still up overall, this past week it took a bit of a beating and ended up down over 2% for the week.

If you are interested in opening a Webull account, they do offer a couple of free stocks for signing up and making an initial deposit. I’d appreciate using my affiliate link to sign up.


Getting Started With Vanguard: Creating an Account

Vanguard is a great brokerage to get started with investing in the stock market and in fact, was the first brokerage I setup. Vanguard’s low-cost market index ETF and mutual funds revolutionized how retail investors can invest in broad-based market funds at a reasonable cost. Vanguard has been around for a long time and isn’t going to be going anywhere for the foreseeable future. So let’s go ahead and open an account so we can get investing in the markets.

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