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Archive for February, 2018

Posted by Martin February 20, 2018

So Walmart (WMT) slowed down… OMG, end of the world!

Today, the markets paused their recovery streak and dropped approx. 16 points (-0.58%). I have seen a few panicking about it already predicting the end of recovery and another crash. There are many predicting that S&P 500 will now reverse down and re-test the previous lows. When too many expect one thing, it for sure Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 19, 2018

Important Differences for Traders. SPX vs. SPY

Traders keep asking me what is better to trade – SPX or SPY. I do not see much difference between the two. To trade SPY and achieve the same amount of credit at the same strikes as with SPX just sell 10 contracts of SPY and you get the same results. I personally prefer SPX Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 19, 2018

The amount of ignorance is saddening

Today, the stock market was closed for observance of the President Day. Boy, I wish I could have those holidays and be at home doing nothing the same as bankers, government, and schools. But I still have to work as my trading account is not yet providing enough income to live off of it. Besides Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 18, 2018

A Good Food for Thinking – Personal Finance

I always keep looking for way how to make more money – create a passive income stream. I am lazy and passive income is good because you do not have to move a finger and still get paid. The video below is interesting in one way – it made me thinking on how to help Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 17, 2018

Trading options process

In order to trade successfully and stay in your comfort zone, I believe you need to know exactly what to do in any situation of your trade outcome. No analysis, no oscillator, no market prediction will tell you what the market would do next. It is impossible and if anyone tries to sell you a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 16, 2018

5 Best Investing Tips from Warren Buffett

   

Weekly Results – Feb 16, 2018

  The market saw a nice recovery during last week. Many are still predicting and forecasting that this market will crash again. They are all idiots. Do not put your money on their bets. Study the market’s history and you will see that in the last 16 occurrences of 10% corrections since 1950 the market Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 14, 2018

What’s the next S&P 500 move?

If you study the markets and browse a bit into history and seasonality of the markets you can get some nice numbers about the market behavior. That can provide with some foresight and clues of what the market may do next. However, let me stress out again that in the markets “EVERYTHING CAN HAPPEN” no Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 14, 2018

Mind Over the Market – Trading Psychology

   

Weekly Results – Feb 10, 2018

  The last week was brutal to say it nicely. The market lost over 5% in that week and our portfolios followed. The selloff however, provided a great opportunity to buy new shares of now once again cheap stocks. Last week we purchased the following shares:   Realty Income (NYSE: O) 11 shares at $47.84 Continue reading →