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Posted by Martin August 23, 2014

Back alive and Liebster Award nomination

I am finally back home from a hospital. Still in pain and on drugs but getting alive again. Although, sometimes I am thinking I would like to stay back in the hospital doing nothing and enjoying it. A week ago I broke my ankle so bad that I needed a surgery and now I have Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 10, 2014

To Catch A Trader

Running a business in the Wall Street is a great adventure. It can also attract people who will play dirty games. It will happen. Manipulation and cheating will be part of the business environment. Greed will push those people and they will go for it. You as a participant must adapt to it and be Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 07, 2014

S&P 500 futures dropped below 1900 for the fist time in 3 months

S&P 500 futures dropped below 1900 for the fist time in 3 months

Politically incorrect post. It seemed today, in the morning, that the stock market finally found some ground and started consolidating. To cool down bulls’ enthusiasm, afternoon trading renewed selling due to the renewed worries about Russian aggression against Ukraine. I do not understand much how Russian tension can affect global markets so much that investors Continue reading →

Transforming my personal trading to a business

Transforming my personal trading to a business

You probably have heard many times that we should treat our investing / trading as a business, right? Hobbies cost money – businesses make money. I always wanted to treat my trading as a business but never knew how exactly to do that, so I always referred to my investing as a hobby. Whenever anybody Continue reading →

July 2014 results brought the highest income ever, but net-liq got hammered hard

July 2014 results brought the highest income ever, but net-liq got hammered hard

This month was one of my best months so far. My options trading delivered the highest income in my relatively short options trading history. But I cannot have it yet. The entire month was going well, all my accounts were growing nicely and my trading account was growing bigger every day. Until two days ago. Continue reading →