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2022 Week 07 investing and trading report

Last week, the markets were weak on fear of inflation, interest rates, and Russian aggression, and our trading was all about adjusting our existing strangles. But on Thursday and Friday, it all went downhill again. We adjusted more to the downside so we prepare for more selling. These adjustments delivered nice cash we used to buy a few of the depressed shares of companies I believe will do well in the long run.

We made $2,550.00 of options premiums that helped our Net-liq hold steady.

Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $101,173.85 -$242.66 -0.24%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: $2,550.00    
01 January 2022 Options: $8,885.00 +8.36%  
02 February 2022 Options: $8,079.00 +7.99%  
Options Premiums YTD: $16,964.00 +16.77%  
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: $473.78    
01 January 2022 Dividends: $303.38    
02 February 2022 Dividends: $547.35    
Dividends YTD: $850.73    
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.69%    
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 7.74%    
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $36,803.35 24.64%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $375,332.47 251.31%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $1,978,173.68 1324.54%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $16,983,550.44 11,371.77%  
Portfolio Alpha: 11.77%    
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.44    
CAGR: 506.80%    
AROC: 12.71%    
TROC: 7.36%    
Our 2022 Goal
2022 Dividend Goal: $4,800.00 17.72% In Progress
2022 Portfolio Value Goal: $151,638.03 66.72% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 57.81% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 10.12% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report

Last week we have received $473.78 in dividends bringing February’s dividend income to $547.35.

We didn’t buy any dividend growth stocks last week.


Here you can see our dividend income per stock holding:

Annual Dividend Payout week 06


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week we bought the following growth stocks and funds:

  • 3 shares of AAPL @ $172.91
  • 5 shares of PYPL @ $110.00


Options Investing and Trading Report

Last week we rolled our strangle trades to keep our account safe. That raised cash and buying power.

These adjustments delivered an income of $2,550.00 bringing February total to $8,079.00.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered $955.00 weekly income.

You can watch all our trades in this spreadsheet. You can watch the spreadsheet and look for a “NEW” indication next to the trading date. When the indicator shows up, it is typically good for up to 3 days to follow that trade.

Expected Future Dividend Income

We have received $473.78 in dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.69% at $101,173.85 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $36,803.35 but that projection is if we do absolutely nothing and let our positions grow on their own without adding new positions or reinvesting the dividends.

We are also set to receive a $5,732.19 annual dividend income ($477.68 monthly income). We are 15.58% of our 10 year goal of $36,803.35 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 07

The chart above shows how our future dividend income is based on the future yield on cost and what dividend income we may expect in the future. The expected dividend growth depends on what stocks we are adding to our portfolio and the stocks’ 3 years average dividend growth rate. It is interesting to see what passive income we may enjoy 10, 20, 25, or 30 years from now.


Market value of our holdings

Our non-adjusted stock holdings market value decreased from $156,648.84 to $152,457.86 last week.

In 2022 we plan on accumulating dividend stocks, monetizing these positions, HFEA strategy, and SPX trading. We plan on raising more of our holdings to 100 shares so we can start selling covered calls. We continued rebalancing our options trades that released buying power significantly. That allowed us to start buying shares of our interest again.

Stock holdings trading week 07

Our goal is to accumulate 100 shares of dividend growth stocks we liked and then start selling covered calls or strangles around those positions. We also planed on reinvesting all dividends back to those holdings.

Investing and trading ROI


Our options trading delivered a 7.99% monthly ROI in February 2022, totaling a 16.77% ROI YTD. We hope that in 2022 we exceed our 45% annual revenue selling options against dividend stocks target!

Our entire account is down -3.32%.

Our options trading averaged $8,482.00 per month this year. If this trend continues, we are on track to make $101,784.00 trading options in 2022. As of today, we have made $16,964.00 trading options.

Old SPX trades repair


This week, we adjusted our old SPX trade. Since the markets tanked, one of our old Iron Condors had the calls out of the money and put spread in the money (for a year or two it was the other way around). With this, we could roll our put spread away and same strikes. That resulted in a debit trade. But we could also roll our calls higher, way higher than we had before. If the market starts moving up again, I hope, the SPX price will land in between the spreads (as we now have a way wider window than before) and the entire Condor expires worthless. If not, we will roll it again, but as of today, we have a way better position than before.

We still have a second Iron Condor (actually a box) and we didn’t adjust it, as it is in bad shape. We will wait for a better opportunity or wait for eligibility for a portfolio margin.

With RegT margin, the capital requirements would be approx. $66,586.06 and that is beyond our means. With PM the requirement for margin would drop to around $10k. That is doable in our account. Once we reach this level, we will start adjusting our SPX trades accordingly. Until then, we will just roll these trades around.

We however traded our SPX put credit spread strategy which you will be able to review in my next report. The SPX strategy held well so far, and our signals kept us away from opening new trades.


Market Outlook


The stock market crashed on Thursday and Friday last week again and it is now pretty much at or near the previous lows. The SPX is now re-testing the previous lows. But if we break below those lows, all hell will be loose and we may see a very aggressive downtrend.

Next week will show us what to expect. If we bounce, we will see a nice rally. If not… From looking at charts and reading about the market, I am getting an opinion that the market will go lower and that FED will not step in to bail the market out. There is a high possibility of an upcoming 20%+ correction.


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Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 07


Account Stocks holding

TW Account holdings week 07

Last week, S&P 500 grew 50.34% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 19.58%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 fell -14.43% and our portfolio -10.19%. This clearly indicates that our stock holdings performed better than the market.

The numbers above apply to our stock holdings only. Our overall account net-liq is up by -3.32% this year thanks to our options strategies that generated enough income to stay up a bit.

Stock holdings Growth YTD

TW Account holdings Growth YTD

Our stock holdings are starting to outperform the market. Hopefully, this trend will stay and we will be doing better than S&P 500 constantly.

Our 10-year goal is to grow this account to $1,000,000.00 value in ten years. We are in year two and we accomplished 10.12% of that goal.

Our 6-year goal is to reach $175,000 account value to be eligible for portfolio margin (PM) and today we accomplished 57.81% of that goal.

Our 2022 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03. and today we accomplished 66.72% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income

TW Options Trading Income week 06

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 06

Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 07

We planned to make $4,800.00 in dividend income in 2022. As of today, we received $850.73. This is in line with our projected dividend 2022 goal. We also accumulated enough shares to start making $5,732.19 a year.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 07


Our account cumulative return


The chart below indicates our cumulative adjusted return since we started tracking this metric.

TW cumulative (overall) trading return wk 07

Here is the cumulative return for the year 2022:

TW cumulative (2022) trading return wk 06

Our win ratio overall:

TW trading win ratio (overall) wk 07

Our win ratio for 2022:

TW trading win ratio (2022) wk 07

As of today, our account overall cumulative return is 25.84% (note, data in this section are since March 13, 2021, only as that is the date we started tracking these metrics. Thus the results are skewed a bit and will show full picture next year.) and our 2022 cumulative return is -14.76%.

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