Posted by Martin June 21, 2018

Posted by Martin June 08, 2018

May 2018 trading, investing, results

S&P 500  2,779.03 +8.66 (+0.31%)  Dow 30  25,316.53 +75.12 (+0.30%)  Nasdaq  7,645.51 +10.44 (+0.14%)   May finished so fast! I had a very little time to post and update my trading results and dividend investment progress. May 2018 finished well as we made nice cash trading options and purchased a new dividend stock positions increasing Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 28, 2018

Entering a trade

A reader of mine recently sent me a question: “…is it possible to show me step by step a trade you have recently made with puts?” I decided that it may be a good idea to write a post depicting the entire process step by step with pictures and show how I decide and place Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 15, 2018

Is the market going to fall or rise next?

When we broke the resistance level last week and rallied up to 2742 level on Monday, we basically reached my previous rally target.     There fore I added a “buy” signal to my chart. Of course, it is not a buy signal meaning I would be rushing to be buying everything and anything at Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 09, 2018

What’s next?

The market created a reversal hammer candle last Friday and retesting the 2600 support. Since then the markets rallied higher. Today, we broke a triangle resistance and we also broke above the previous lower highs resistance which I deem as a very good sign for this market. Now we still have a few resistances to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 29, 2018

April 2018 trading, investing, results

S&P 500  2,669.91 +2.97 (+0.11%)  Dow 30  24,311.19 -11.15 (-0.05%)  Nasdaq  7,119.80 +1.12 (+0.02%)   April is over and it is once again a time to review our investing and trading through the month. It was a volatile month when our accounts were tosses around like a small boat in a stormy ocean. But it Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 07, 2018

Worst Tariffs Ever. Smoot-Hawley Tariff History And Why Tariffs Will Not Work.

Trump proposes tariffs… Trump’s supporters support it… all without thinking and both ignoring consequences. Trump and his supporters think that trade wars are easy, long overdue and that they can be easily won. They cannot. All involved will lose. And all will lose big.     Learn how the Smoot-Hawley tariff act of 1930 helped Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 31, 2018

March 2018 trading, investing, results

February was bad. Unfortunately, March on Wall Street wasn’t any better. The slump in stocks continued and S&P 500 continue sliding down. The first week of March looked promising. The markets went up and it all looked that we are finally on the path of recovery. Then Trump announced his tariffs shame aimed against China Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 15, 2018

Too many predicting bear market

Everybody is going bearish these days and our economy and politicians are not helping much. Retails saw three consecutive months of slowing sales and tomorrows data will probably help sinking this market lower. Trump fired another of his advisers (as I read on Investing.com: making this Presidency a joke) and futures sold off. However, among Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 14, 2018

Market weak but still on path higher

The market was weak today again. Spooked investors afraid of Trump’s trade war, slowing economy, technicals lagging, retails lagging, inventory too high, supplies too low, dollar too weak, yen too strong, infrastructure this, cash flow that, debt too high, oil higher today but lower tomorrow, and who knows what else which will be totally unimportant Continue reading →