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Posted by Martin May 17, 2016

Rolling in the money puts to repair a trade

You know it. You sell a put option and the trade goes busted next day. If you have never experienced this, then you are still going to. That I can guarantee. In the past, I tried to predict the market/stock direction so I could be on the right side of the trade. Today, I laugh Continue reading →

April 2016 trading, investing, and dividends results

April 2016 was a positive month to me. Both account – trading account and my ROTH IRA dividend account grew well and nice. Surprisingly nice! There are a few patterns I start seeing which makes me happy. I hope, that it will stay like this in the coming month although last day of trading in Continue reading →

Why I am not a passive investor.

When I was browsing the internet looking for investors trading actively options and blogging about it I didn’t find many. But I found a lot who claimed to be passive investors investing into dividend stocks, buy stocks and hold them. The only time when they sell is when they find that the stock they hold Continue reading →

March 2016 trading, investing, and dividends results

It is difficult to admit that you were wrong when you are the king of the world. But at some point the reality will catch up with you and you will be forced to admit you were wrong. If your trading pattern looks like a roller coaster or constant losing it is time to stop Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 02, 2016

My Strategy update

Time to update my strategy. Again. I know it sounds weird but yes, I need to update my strategy, because the one I wanted to use showed up to be a dead end. I was trading naked puts at some point against dividend stocks but later I turned into spreads. When analyzing why I found Continue reading →

February 2016 trading, investing, and dividends results

February 2016 is over. To me it marks a new milestone in my trading career. In my past posts I mentioned that if I will not be able to make profit trading options against SPX, I stop trading this strategy. This time has arrived. I tried hard. I tried everything I could to make my Continue reading →

January 2016 trading, investing, and dividends results

January 2016 is over and it is time to report my trading and investing results. We are in a bear market and it may offer a great investing and trading opportunity although it may look scary at first. Many will make the bear market look and speak of it as if it was the end Continue reading →

December 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

December is over and it is time to review how my trading and dividend investing performed during this month and throughout the year 2015. I will be posting a few posts about my trading and investing these days. Today, I am posting about the December’s trading and investing results. In my next posts I will Continue reading →

November 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

November passed by even faster than October. I feel like it was just yesterday when October finished and cannot believe that it was already November which ended a few days ago. It is time to review my November result and see how my investing and trading performed. Those of you, new to my blog, here Continue reading →

October 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

I cannot believe October is gone already. I was so busy lately that I even haven’t noticed that we are approaching mid-November already and I haven’t posted my monthly review of my trading and investing effort. Although October was spectacular as far as the market moves I wasn’t able to adjust my positions successfully. Let’s Continue reading →