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2022 Week 30 investing and trading report

The market kept improving last week. Investors started feeling left behind and started chasing the market. A classic FOMO. However, on Friday, the market retreated. In the morning, it lost over 1% but recovered most of the losses. And the reason? Better than expected job data. Whether the job data were cooked or not, analysts expected around 285k new jobs, and the economy provided over 500k jobs. And investors freaked out because the FED might continue raising the rates.

As the market improved, my buying power increased, and I could invest more money in dividend-paying stocks. This was something I expected to happen. I also started aggressively increasing my cash reserves.

Cash - Net-Liq - BP 30

The chart above shows our buying power decreasing, but it was because I am increasing cash reserves in the ICSH fund. I invest cash proceeds from trading and available buying power to this fund. It pays dividends and holds value. I use it as a cash equivalent.

However, my options trading last week was muted. I only adjusted a few trades and bought stocks. Nothing much.

Our trading delivered +$290.00 premiums last week ending August 2022 at +$290.00 (+0.37%) options income. Our net-liq value increased by +1.16% last week to $77,447.97 value, and our overall account is down -25.99% YTD.

Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $77,447.97 +$896.12 +1.16%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: +$290.00    
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: +$9,691.00 +13.73%  
07 July 2022 Options: +$8,717.00 +11.39%  
08 August 2022 Options: +$290.00 +0.37%  
Options Premiums YTD: $45,581.00 +58.85%  
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: $23.90    
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: $445.80    
07 July 2022 Dividends: $367.66    
08 August 2022 Dividends: $23.90    
Dividends YTD: $2,948.59    
Portfolio Equity
Portfolio Equity: $181,350.10 +$2,777.70 +1.56%
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.19%    
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 11.42%    
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $63,957.98 33.65%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $1,876,971.50 987.47%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $30,132,318.16 15,852.48%  
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $1,521,157,049.51 800,273.98%  
Portfolio Alpha: 53.68%    
Sharpe Ratio: 3.82 EXCELLENT  
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.46    
CAGR: 337.01%    
AROC: 40.61%    
TROC: 13.90%    
Our 2022 Goal
2022 Dividend Goal: $4,800.00 61.43% In Progress
2022 Portfolio Value Goal: $151,638.03 51.07% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 44.26% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 7.74% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report

Last week we have received $23.90 in dividends bringing our August’s dividend income at $23.90. That is slightly below my expectations.

Last week, we did not purchase any dividend stock.


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 31

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

Annual Dividend Payout week 31


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week, we bought the following growth stocks and funds:

  • 5 shares of CROX @ $72.87
    I plan on accumulating 100 shares of this stock. Currently, I am at 20 shares.


  • 2 shares of ICSH @ $50.03
    I keep accumulating ICSH as my cash reserves.


  • 5 shares of AMZN @ $135.63
    I am also accumulating AMZN to reach 100 shares.

Overall, last week was great accumulating stocks I like to own and reaching my goal. I now have many of my strangles covered to the upside. I will continue building cash reserves to cover my put sides (I still have many naked).


Options Investing and Trading Report

Last week I resumed trading some positions, but I was still adjusting the existing trades.

However, these adjustments delivered a gain of +$290.00 making our August options income +$290.00.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered +$40.00 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 received $23.90 in dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.19% at $77,447.97 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $63,957.98, but that projection is if we do absolutely nothing and let our positions grow without adding new positions or reinvesting the dividends.

We are also set to receive a $7,104.18 annual dividend income ($592.01 monthly income). We are 11.11% of our 10 year goal of $63,957.98 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 31

The chart above shows how our future dividend income is based on the future yield on cost and what dividend income we may expect. 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 increased from $178,572.40 to $181,350.10 last week.

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

Stock holdings trading week 31

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 +0.37% monthly ROI in August 2022, totaling a 58.85% ROI YTD. If our options income stays at this level by the end of the year, we will exceed our 45% annual revenue goal in selling options against dividend stocks.

Our entire account is still down -25.99%.

Our options trading averaged $5,697.63 per month this year. If this trend continues, we will make $68,371.50 trading options in 2022. As of today, we have made $45,581.00 trading options.

Old SPX trades repair


We 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 from opening new aggressive trades.


Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 31

Account Stocks holding

TW Account holdings week 31

Last week, S&P 500 grew 43.30% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 17.25%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 fell -21.47% and our portfolio -12.52%. This is an excellent result! We are significantly outperforming the market.

The numbers above apply to our stock holdings only. Our overall account net-liq is down by -25.99% 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 constantly do better than S&P 500.

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 7.74% 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 44.26% of that goal.

Our 2022 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03 and today we accomplished 51.07% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income

TW Options Trading Income week 31

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 31

Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 31

We plan to make $4,800.00 in dividend income in 2022. As of today, we received $2,948.59. This is in line with our projected dividend 2022 goal. We also accumulated enough shares to start making $7,104.18 a year. Our monthly projected dividend income is $592.01, and our current monthly dividend income is $245.72.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 31


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