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2022 Week 08 investing and trading report

Last week, the markets trading staged a big reversal, perfectly according to “sell the rumor, buy the news”. When Russians attacked Ukraine, markets finally rallied (no matter how cynical it is). Unfortunately, these large swings gave us hard time because, first, we had to roll our trades down, and after a strong reversal, we had to roll everything back up. Crazy week!

But these rolls made us $1,787.00 of options premiums that helped our Net-liq hold steady.

Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $101,648.56 $474.71 0.47%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: $1,787.00    
01 January 2022 Options: $8,885.00 +8.36%  
02 February 2022 Options: $9,866.00 +9.71%  
Options Premiums YTD: $18,751.00 +18.45%  
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: $0.00    
01 January 2022 Dividends: $303.38    
02 February 2022 Dividends: $547.35    
Dividends YTD: $850.73    
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.67%    
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 7.74%    
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $37,138.44 24.54%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $377,352.45 249.31%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $1,983,077.87 1310.17%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $16,961,000.59 11,205.71%  
Portfolio Alpha: 13.42%    
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.44    
CAGR: 500.58%    
AROC: 13.88%    
TROC: 9.00%    
Our 2022 Goal
2022 Dividend Goal: $4,800.00 17.72% In Progress
2022 Portfolio Value Goal: $151,638.03 67.03% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 58.08% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 10.16% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report


Last week we have not received any dividends. Our dividend income for the entire month of February is still at $547.35 beating our expectations.

Last week, we bought the following dividend growth stocks:

  • 10 shares of BAC @ $45.76
  • 20 shares of CSQ @ $16.75

Here you can see our dividend income per stock holding:

Annual Dividend Payout week 08


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week we bought the following growth stocks and funds:

  • 10 shares of TMUS @ $121.95


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 $1,787.00 bringing February total to $9,866.00.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered -$530.05 weekly loss.

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 no dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.67% at $101,648.56 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $37,138.44 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 $5,748.79 annual dividend income ($479.07 monthly income). We are 15.48% of our 10 year goal of $37,138.44 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 08

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 increased from $152,457.86 to $154,563.70 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 08

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 9.71% monthly ROI in February 2022, totaling a 18.45% ROI YTD. We hope that in 2022 we exceed our 45% annual revenue selling options against dividend stocks target!

Our entire account is down -2.86%.

Our options trading averaged $9,375.50 per month this year. If this trend continues, we are on track to make $112,506.00 trading options in 2022. As of today, we have made $18,751.00 trading options.

Old SPX trades repair


This week, we have not adjusted any of the old trades. We adjusted a trade a week ago and it appears to be playout out well. I hope, it will end in our favor and we will be able to get rid of that trade.

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 staged a strong reversal on Thursday after Russia attacked Ukraine and the Western countries imposed sanctions on the country and Putin. Then Putin announced his willingness to negotiate and markets rallied even more on Friday.

As I mentioned last week in our newsletter, we could see two potential price actions. Either break through the support and continuation down, or the support would hold and we would rally. On Thursday, the futures and later the market dropped significantly below the support and it all looked like we were doomed. Then algos and buyers stepped in and pushed the market up and it closed above the support. On Friday, we saw a continuation that could be considered a confirmation.


SPX trading 08

We now need to wait and see what would happen next. Many people say that the FED would sink the market again and even lower, but I think the interest rates are already priced in and the markets typically rally after the first interest hike. So, it is my view that when the FED raises the rates next month, the market will rally hard again.

If you want to learn more about the stock market, events that moved the market last week and will likely impact it in the near future, I recommend you to subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Knowing where the market is heading and knowing when you should expect its reversal can benefit your trading and investing. Subscribe and you get one month free.


Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 08


Account Stocks holding

TW Account holdings week 08

Last week, S&P 500 grew 51.48% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 20.01%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 fell -13.28% and our portfolio -9.76%. 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 -2.86% 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 10.16% 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 58.08% of that goal.

Our 2022 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03. and today we accomplished 67.03% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income

TW Options Trading Income week 08

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 08

Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 08

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 $5,748.79 a year.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 08


Our account cumulative return


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

TW cumulative (overall) trading return wk 08

Here is the cumulative return for the year 2022:

TW cumulative (2022) trading return wk 08

Our win ratio overall:

TW trading win ratio (overall) wk 08

Our win ratio for 2022:

TW trading win ratio (2022) wk 08

As of today, our account overall cumulative return is 19.05% (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 -19.36%.

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