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2023 Week 01 investing and trading report

The first week of 2023 is over, and the markets started looking promising again. The same could be said about my trading and investing, except that Tasty Works broker sucks at calculating and displaying a correct buying power, so I have no idea whether I had money or not to trade. They have a problem calculating the BP when multiple SPX spreads open and keep them overnight. Then your account BP goes out of wack, and they show negative BP. But by negative, I mean huge negative. Currently, they show my BP as -30,000!!! That’s almost all my cash value! How come I have $40,000 cash but minus $30,000 negative BP!? I do not get it. So, I decided to transfer my account to another broker that doesn’t have that problem. Thus my account is locked as it is in the middle of a transfer, and all I had to do was to close some trades that were expiring next week to prevent the failure of the transfer.

Our NetLiq-cash-buying power ratio is still a shit show, and I hate it:

Cash - Net-Liq - BP 01

Our trading delivered -$1,487.00 loss last week, ending January 2023, at -$1,487.00 (-2.28%) of options income. Our net-liq value increased by +4.58% to $65,241.95 value. Our overall account is up 4.80% YTD and -37.65% from when the bear market started.

Here is our investing and trading report:


Account Value: $65,241.95 +$2,986.17 +4.58%
Options trading results
Options Premiums Received: -$1,487.00
01 January 2023 Options: -$1,487.00 -2.28%
Options Premiums YTD: -$1,487.00 -2.28%
Dividend income results
Dividends Received: +$81.52
01 January 2023 Dividends: +$81.52
Dividends YTD: +$81.52
Portfolio Equity
Portfolio Equity: $175,044.91 +$395.12 +0.23%
Portfolio metrics
Portfolio Yield: 5.62%
Portfolio Dividend Growth: 15.73%
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 10 yrs: $135,989.21 68.87%
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 20 yrs: $32,800,034.46 16,611.62%
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 25 yrs: $5,544,253,292.86 2,807,894.91%
Ann. Div Income & YOC in 30 yrs: $10,639,559,613,450.50 5,388,419,984.99%
Portfolio Alpha: -7.56%
Sharpe Ratio: 7.70 EXCELLENT
Portfolio Weighted Beta: 0.47
CAGR: 253.61%
AROC: -1.56%
TROC: 7.06%
Our 2023 Goal
2023 Dividend Goal: $8,000.00 1.02% In Progress
2023 Options Income Goal: $70,000 -2.12% In Progress
2023 Portfolio Value Goal: $96,532.51 67.59% In Progress
6-year Portfolio Value Goal: $175,000.00 37.28% In Progress
10-year Portfolio Value Goal: $1,000,000.00 6.52% In Progress


Dividend Investing and Trading Report


Last week we have received $81.52 in dividends bringing our January’s dividend income at $81.52.

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 01

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

Annual Dividend Payout week 01


Growth stocks Investing and Trading Report


Last week, we purchased no growth stocks.


Options Investing and Trading Report


Last week options trading delivered a loss of -$1,487.00 making our January options income -$1,487.00. As mentioned above, I am transferring my account to another broker, and I had to close some trades last week that would otherwise interfere with the transfer. I will re-establish those trades once the account is transferred.


We were actively trading our SPX strategy that delivered $0.00 gain. Again, I didn’t trade last week because of the transfer of the accounts.


Expected Future Dividend Income


We received $81.52 in dividends last week. Our portfolio currently yields 5.62% at $65,241.95 market value.

Our projected annual dividend income in 10 years is $135,989.21, 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 $7,024.65 annual dividend income ($585.39 monthly income). We are 5.17% of our 10 year goal of $135,989.21 dividend income.

Future Divi on YOC week 01

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 $174,649.79 to $175,044.91 last week.

In 2023 we planned 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 01

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 -2.28% monthly ROI in January 2023, totaling a -2.28% ROI YTD. We plan to exceed our 45% annual revenue goal in selling options against dividend stocks.

Our entire account is still down -37.65% from when the bear market started. However, in 2023 our account is up 4.80% YTD.

Our trading averaged -$1,487.00 per month this year. If this trend continues, we will make -$17,844.00 in trading options in 2023 (I hope not). As of today, we have made -$1,487.00 trading options.


Old SPX trades repair


Last week I did not trade SPX due to an account transfer.


Investing and trading report in charts


Account Net-Liq


TW Account trading Net-Liq week 01

This drawdown of our account is highly discouraging. It’s like all previous gains were all wiped out. But this is just a temporary drawdown. Despite the losses, I am not selling any stock positions (except strategically sold Amazon and Netflix, which I will buy back). I will keep buying more shares if possible. I also have realized losses in my options trades. I am rolling those trades to keep them alive and adjusting them slowly, one by one, until they expire as winners. Then, this terribly-looking chart improves. It will be a long process to get back up, but I am determined.


Account Stocks holding


TW Account holdings week 01

Last week, S&P 500 grew 34.65% since we opened our portfolio while our portfolio grew 9.84%. On YTD basis, the S&P 500 grew +1.92% and our portfolio +0.36%. We are underperforming the market.

The numbers above apply to our stock holdings only.


Stock holdings Growth YTD


TW Account holdings Growth YTD

Our stock holdings are underperforming 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 6.52% 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 37.28% of that goal.

Our 2023 year goal is to grow this account to a $151,638.03, and today we accomplished 67.59% of this goal.


Investing and Trading Report – Options Monthly Income


TW Options Trading Income week 01

Investing and Trading Report – Options Annual Income


TW Options Annual Trading Income week 01


Our dividend goal and future dividends


TW Received vs Projected Dividends week 01

We planned to make $8,000.00 in dividend income in 2023. As of today, we received $81.52. This week, we completed our 2023 dividend goal. We also accumulated enough shares to start making $7,024.65 a year. Our monthly projected dividend income is $585.39, and our current monthly dividend income is $6.79.

TW Received vs Future Dividends week 01


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