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2022 SPX put credit spreads trading review – week 41

We traded only two SPX trades last week and one SPY butterfly adjustment. That trade may end busted. Maybe, next week I will try to adjust that trade again to squeeze some credit from it, but as of today, the trade might be just a bust. I wanted to adjust that trade to a credit spread, but then the market reversed and started selling hard at the end of the week. I am glad I didn’t touch that trade, as the protection I put in may still be needed.
 

Our trades delivered a $265.00 gain. Our account weekly trading is up by 0.72% while SPX lost -1.55%.
 

Our SPX account is up +927.89% since the beginning of this program, and we have $41,215 in unrealized gains.

 

Initial SPX trade set ups

 

I dedicated a $3,600 initial amount that will be used to trade SPX PCS strategy per week. Today, the account is up at $37,003.95. However, due to the recent bear market, many trades are still tight to open trades which need to expire to release the funds.
 

Our SPX strategy is designed as directional options trading. We are selling credit put spreads to collect premiums, and hopefully, these spreads expire worthlessly, or we repurchase them for a small debit.

We use a set of indicators (primarily based on moving averages and volume profiles) and market sentiment that generates bullish signals. The trading is based on a “trend-following strategy.” We open the trade if we have a bullish signal and a bullish trend. If we do not have a signal, we stay away. We also trade credit call spreads when we have bearish signals. In a choppy market, we stay away from or trade very short expirations (usually 1 or 2 days or up to 7 days), but the trading is muted as we need a trending market. Unfortunately, today, we do not have a trending market (yes, overall, it is a down-trending market, but for short-term trades, it is choppy and not trending).
 

Here you can see all our trades:

 
SPX PCS account value
Click on the picture above to see the entire list.
 

Last week trading

 

Overall, the strategy resulted in a +927.89% gain last week.
 

Initial account value (since inception: 12/07/2021): $3,600.00
Last week beginning value: $36,738.95
Last week ending value: $37,003.95 (0.72%; total: +927.89%)
The highest capital requirements to trade this strategy: $19,995
Current capital at risk: -$12,215
Unrealized Gain: $41,215 (-337.41%)
Realized Gain: -$7,655 (62.67%)
Total Gain: $33,560 (-274.74%)
Win Ratio: 56%
Average Winner: $315
Average Loser: $512

 

SPX PCS account value
SPX PCS account value
 

SPX PCS account vs SPX
SPX PCS account vs SPX index net liq
 

SPX PCS account vs SPX
SPX PCS account vs SPX index
 

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