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2022 Week 22-23 investing and trading report

Any positive expectations from the last few weeks just vanished, yet our trading and investing performed well last two weeks. The market was up and in a consolidation pattern, but on Thursday, investors started selling equities in expectation of bad inflation data. On Friday, we got bad data, and the market puked even more. Our options trading was outstanding. We erased all May losses and ended the month in green. Yet our net-liq lost value due to the market’s losses. I expect these losses to be temporary. Even if we go into recession, this market will not stay down forever. It may be down for a year or two (or even more), but I do not care. My stocks will keep paying me dividends, and I will keep selling options around those positions generating more income and buying more shares.

I am still frustrated with my buying power fluctuation. I have enough cash, and I have tons of equities, yet my BP is negative:

Cash - Net-Liq - BP 22-23

The chart above starts showing a bigger picture of the relation between my net-liquidating value and cash. As the two lines get closer together, it indicates that my margin is narrowing and my account is becoming a cash account. To keep my account floating above the water, I keep adjusting my open options trades to keep my buying power positive. This time, I could manage to roll my trades for credit.

These credit trades delivered $15,430.00 premiums last week ending May 2022. Our net-liq value went up by +11.32% last week and overall account is down -27.36% YTD. I hope, that when the market reverses and starts trading up again, this will change.

Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $76,011.53 -$7,684.54 -10.11%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: +$15,430.00    
01 January 2022 Options: $8,885.00 +8.36%  
02 February 2022 Options: $10,009.00 +10.34%  
03 March 2022 Options: -$1,662.00 -1.47%  
04 April 2022 Options: $1,047.00 +1.19%  
05 May 2022 Options: +$8,604.00 +11.32%  
06 June 2022 Options: -$1,711.00 -2.25%  
Options Premiums YTD: $25,172.00 +33.12%  
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: $320.44    
01 January 2022 Dividends: $303.38    
02 February 2022 Dividends: $732.81    
03 March 2022 Dividends: $393.74    
04 April 2022 Dividends: $337.31    
05 May 2022 Dividends: $343.99    
06 June 2022 Dividends: $196.65    
Dividends YTD: $2,307.88    
Portfolio Equity
Portfolio Equity: $130,821.93 -$8,958.07 -6.41%
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.77%    
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 11.97%    
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $67,917.98 43.81%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $3,119,704.74 2,012.20%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $77,884,725.86 50,235.42%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $7,548,283,058.87 4,868,620.24%  
Portfolio Alpha: 26.76%    
Sharpe Ratio: 5.76 EXCELLENT  
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.59    
CAGR: 366.40%    
AROC: 23.40%    
TROC: 13.23%    
Our 2022 Goal
2022 Dividend Goal: $4,800.00 48.08% In Progress
2022 Portfolio Value Goal: $151,638.03 50.13% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 43.44% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 7.60% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report

Last week we have received $320.44 in dividends bringing our May’s dividend income at $343.99. That is slightly below my expectations.

Last week, we bought these dividend growth stocks:

– 5 shares of IEP @ $51.23

I wish I could buy more stocks, but my buying power is so depressed that I have to wait for my broker to start releasing the margin and my cash. It should start happening shortly.

Here is a chart of our account equity showing our accumulation goal and the value of all stocks in our account. It shows a nice upward-sloping chart as our equities grow. This is a result of our options trading and using premiums to buy dividend stocks:

Account Equity week 23

And here you can see the dividend income those equities pay us every year:

Annual Dividend Payout week 22-23


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week, we purchased no growth stocks.



Options Investing and Trading Report

Last week we rolled our strangle trades to keep our account safe. Some of those rolls could have been avoided if I had enough cash reserves.

However, these adjustments delivered a gain of $15,430.00 making our May options income +$8,604.00. The beginning of June sits at a loss of -$1,711.00 premiums so far.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered $6,950.00 gain.

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 $320.44 in dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.77% at $76,011.53 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $67,917.98 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 $5,898.78 annual dividend income ($491.57 monthly income). We are 8.69% of our 10 year goal of $67,917.98 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 22-23

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 add 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 $139,780.89 to $130,821.93 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 22-23

We aim to accumulate 100 shares of dividend growth stocks we like and then start selling covered calls or strangles around those positions. We also planned on reinvesting all dividends back into those holdings.

Investing and trading ROI


Our options trading delivered a +11.32% monthly ROI in May 2022, totaling a 33.12% ROI YTD. We hope that in 2022 we exceed our 45% annual revenue selling options against dividend stocks target, although as of today, we are getting way behind this goal and it seems we will not achieve it at all.

Our entire account is down -27.36%.

Our options trading averaged $4,195.33 per month this year. If this trend continues, we are on track to make $50,344.00 trading options in 2022. As of today, we have made $25,172.00 trading options.

Old SPX trades repair


Last week we did not adjust any of our old trades. The market is playing with me. When all the ods looked good, and I had a chance to get rid of one bad trade, the market tanked, ruining my chance to improve the position. Now I am back at the beginning of my attempt to fix the old 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 aggressive trades.


Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 23


Account Stocks holding

TW Account holdings week 23

Last week, S&P 500 grew 34.85% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 4.80%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 fell -29.91% and our portfolio -24.98%. We are outperforming the market.

The numbers above apply to our stock holdings only. Our overall account net-liq is down by -27.36% this year.

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 7.60% 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 43.44% of that goal.

Our 2022 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03 and today we accomplished 50.13% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income

TW Options Trading Income week 23

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 21

Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 23

We plan to make $4,800.00 in dividend income in 2022. As of today, we received $2,307.88. This is in line with our projected dividend 2022 goal. We also accumulated enough shares to start making $5,898.78 a year.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 23


Our account cumulative return


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

TW cumulative (overall) trading return wk 23

Here is the cumulative return for the year 2022:

TW cumulative (2022) trading return wk 23

Our win ratio overall:

TW trading win ratio (overall) wk 23

Our win ratio for 2022:

TW trading win ratio (2022) wk 23

As of today, our account overall cumulative return is -31.78% (note, data in this section are since March 13, 2021, only as that is the date we started tracking these metrics). Our 2022 cumulative return is -53.79%. That means we erased the entire 2021 revenue. That is a horrible result. But I am optimistic. As I mentioned above, the results are temporary as we are rolling our trades, and these rolls cause realized losses while we have open unrealized gains. Once the open trades end (when this horrible market finally calms down), the gains will offset the losses.

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