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Posted by Martin May 23, 2020

How to boost your investing income and portfolio size

The ideas presented here are not new but they are just less known. There is a great paradox when investing in the stock market for the purpose of creating a personal wealth and financial independence. Advisors and gurus tell us that we must invest a lot of money and rather very early in your lifes Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 23, 2020

Trades as of May 23rd 2020

OPEN OPTIONS POSITIONS   June 2020 expiration PPL – June 19 (monthly) pmcc 29.00 call for +0.26 GILD – June 19 (monthly) bull put spread 67.50/65.00 puts for +0.40 AMLP – June 12 (weekly) 5.50 puts for +0.70 BAC – June 19 (monthly) 19.00 puts for +0.41 HP – June 19 (monthly) 22.5 covered call Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 17, 2020

Poor Man’s Covered Call (KBE)

BTO 1 KBE Jan21 2022 20 strike call (LEAPS) for -10.26 debit STO 1 KBE Jun19 30 strike call for +1.07 credit Total cost -9.18 debit   The trade has been adjusted as the prices jumped up overnight significantly. We opened the LEAPS call for 10.26 debit and short call for 1.07 credit. Even adjusted Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 16, 2020

Trades as of May 15th 2020

OPEN OPTIONS POSITIONS   May 2020 expiration SPY – May 26 (weekly) poor man’s covered call 295.00 call for +3.83   June 2020 expiration PPL – June 19 (monthly) poor man’s covered call 29.00 call for +0.26 GILD – June 19 (monthly) bull put spread 67.50/65.00 puts for +0.40 AMLP – June 12 (weekly) 5.50 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 08, 2020

Leverage investing, mainly in these times of selloffs!

I keep struggling with enough cash to invest. I want to invest a lot be buying equities, hold them, collect dividends, and monetize those holdings to generate even more cash. But family life, bills, kids in college, and situations like “something always happens int he worst time ever” is preventing me from investing more. So Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 01, 2020

How much can you make trading options?

That’s a question people ask often. I did ask that question too. Many times. I still do ask that question. I want to know whether my trading is aligned with others, expectations, and goals of mine. The answer is not simple and results really vary based on your account size, trading strategies, and risk you Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 25, 2020

Creating passive and semi-passive income

This week, I continued building my passive income (accumulating dividend stocks) and a semi-passive income (trading options). But, when reviewing my portfolios I realized one thing – I had my positions all over the place dispersed among many shares. There was nothing wrong with it, those are all stocks I want to hold. But, in Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 24, 2020

How much should I invest in the stock market as a teenager?

As much as you can. Every penny you get and can call “yours” should be invested in the stock market – 100% or more in stocks. Forget any defensive safe investing. You are young, you have time on your side so you can go aggressive as you will be able to fix any mistake. Leverage Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 21, 2020

How to protect myself when trading on margin

This is my sin I commit in trading and investing all the time – over trading. I trade and invest using margin. You may argue, that it may be dangerous and you should trade and invest cash. I disagree. This is how I see it: If I want to buy 100 shares of a stock, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 10, 2020

What do you think of trading weekly stock options?

There is nothing wrong with weeklys. Of course, it all depends how you trade them. Before, when weeklys were new, there was a problem with liquidity. Not anymore. Then, if you trade weeklys as monthlys, meaning you pick a weekly option but still with 30 or more days to expiration. For example, you pick BA Continue reading →