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Posted by Martin February 28, 2021

Why there is no bubble except fear bubble

The only bubble out there is the fear bubble. The best way to look at the psychology of the markets and how Wall Street works. And the best way to look at market psychology is to look at VIX. The long-term mean value of VIX is between 10 and 20, see the blue box. Recently Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 27, 2021

2021 Week 8 investing and trading report

February 2021 is gone and our investing and trading report can be closed in the books. February was a good month despite the market selling off the last few days. Our options income exceeded my expectations. We made more money than in January but due to the market weakness, our net liquidation value didn’t move. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 20, 2021

2021 Week 7 investing and trading report

Another week of February is gone and it is time to provide our investing and trading report again. This week was slow but as the market continued mostly lower, our portfolio held value and grew moderately. We adjusted a few of our positions removing some speculative stocks, adding a few growth stocks, and adjusted a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 15, 2021

Thoughts on investing, options, and yields

I read a few posts on social media about dividend investing and criticism from investors. I decided to write my thoughts about investing, options, and yields and how they can help you to significantly boost your path to financial freedom. In the past, I was not trading stocks, I was trading options only, and I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 13, 2021

2021 Week 6 results

The second week of February is over and it was a very successful week again. We collected $2,435 credits trading options this week and we kept purchasing stocks of our interest. We are currently averaging a $3,555.50 monthly income and if this trend continues we will make $42,666 this year trading options. Of course, I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 10, 2021

How to buy great companies that are expensive: Valuation still matter

Many investors these days forgot valuations and started chasing companies that have no revenue, no income, and that are burning cash every quarter. Yet they are hot and their prices are skyrocketing. There are plenty of companies that are great and valuable but they trade at a premium to their intrinsic value. For many years Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 06, 2021

2021 Week 5 results

The first week of February was slow in trading. I didn’t have much time to trade and thus it was mostly maintaining the existing trades. However, some of our holdings (those speculative ones) jumped up significantly and boosted our net liquidating value beyond my expectations. I think I sorted out better, what I want to Continue reading →