There was uneven trading during the past week with the major market indices closing mixed on Friday ahead of the long weekend.  The $VIX closed higher at 19.19, up from 18.76 the prior week.  The two economic sectors with the greatest gains were Energy and Communication Services.  The Real Estate sector closed slightly down for the week.

At the close of trading this week, the RiverTree portfolio was valued at $63,399.52.  The portfolio value is up to $712.10 a year to date or 1.1 percent.  The portfolio currently includes a cash balance of $26.477.97.  Once again, there were no new trades during the past week.