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Posted by Martin May 14, 2022

2022 Week 19 investing and trading report

Last week the trading became even worse. Due to volatility in the markets, my margin shrunk to zero… That means I am pretty much in a full cash account unable to trade anything because I have no buying power. I have over $60,000 in cash but that is all locked by margin maintenance requirements. All Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 13, 2022

2022 SPX put credit spreads trading review – week 19

This selling is becoming frustrating. Our SPX trading strategy held relatively well, mostly because I didn’t trade much. All I did was sit tight and manage trades that needed adjustment. I only opened Friday trade and used the collected credit to help offset another trade that needed adjustment. Next week, I will be doing the Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 07, 2022

2022 Week 18 investing and trading report

The first week of May trading hasn’t started very well and I have very low expectations for this month. I am a bit skeptical that it would improve. Our buying power is extremely depressed which prevents me from trading and investing in this market. As of today, I have over $68,000 in cash that I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 07, 2022

2022 SPX put credit spreads trading review – week 18

For 18 weeks ur SPX PCS strategy performed well while the market was selling off. It was not an easy journey this year. When I started this strategy at the end of 2021 I hoped for a better start and large profits. The market had a different opinion. Despite heavy selling, we finished up by Continue reading →