SHARPE INCOME … Where Investing for Income “Takes Place”

Posted on Aug 15 2016 - 4:26pm by Sharpe Trade

The original Sharpe Income post that explains this project can be found here.

The Sharpe Income category be found by clicking on that red ‘Sharpe Income’ tag next to this post title, or by clicking here.

We continue the discussion from the last entry.

We began this project with $500. All in an effort to help out the small retail investor understand the importance of growing an income account, as opposed to a trading account. The following numbers are taken from our PDF that is attached below.  Remember that the numbers are computed off of Friday’s close …

Total Sharpe Income Balance: $2,680.29
Total Sharpe Income YTD Return: + 4.63 %
Sharpe Income YTD Paid Yield on Cost: + 2.17 %
Total Sharpe Income YTD Maximum Draw-down: – 6.84 %
iShares Barclay’s IEF Return: + 7.50 %
S&P 500 Index YTD Return: + 6.85 %

House-Keeping / Maintenance
The dividend for American Express (AXP) was paid last week, and this has been accounted for on the PDF, and the spreadsheet.  Beyond that, this week the entire capital deposit is placed in our “dry powder” category.  Simply put, capital we keep on hand that we can use in any aspect of the project in the future.   So our cash on hand is reserved thusly

cash allocations


Moving Forward
As I looked over the PDF this week I thought I could insert the following concept …

(Video Included. If you’re seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the video?  Click this link to go to the exact video entry …)

The link to the Google Drive Spreadsheet that you can view, that we will edit, build upon and refer to over time can be found at this link.

We continue the Sharpe Income project with this next entry.

The Sharpe Income PDF breakdown for Week 90 can be found here (numbers computed off of Friday’s close) …

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