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Posted by Martin November 26, 2022

2022 Week 47 investing and trading report

The year is coming to an end. I expected it to be a bad year for our investing and trading. But looking back, our portfolio didn’t do badly. Yes, we are down overall, as many positions are underwater, but we increased our positions. We generated enough options income, which we reinvested into stocks, and increased Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 19, 2022

2022 Week 46 investing and trading report

I feel like the markets are easing their bearish stance. They are still extremely volatile and choppy intraday, but we are poised for a rally that may last until the end of this miserable year. Our investing and trading last week reflected this stance. We opened a few small credit spreads against our holdings to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 13, 2022

2022 Week 45 investing and trading report

I could not report my investing and trading from a week ago because of my travels. I didn’t make many new trades that week, but the last week I started opening new ones and adjusting existing ones. These adjustments were mostly for debit but improved the trades significantly.   Our NetLiq-cash-buying power ratio is improving, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 30, 2022

2022 Week 43 investing and trading report

Last week was a successful trading and investing week. We traded many new options trades and opened new stock positions, trying to take advantage of the selloff in those stocks. I think, long term, these will pay off well.   Our NetLiq-cash-buying power ratio is improving, allowing us to accumulate more shares:     Our Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 30, 2022

October 2022 $100 Challenge account review

The markets were improving in October, and so was our challenge account. It was growing again. We keep investing and building a base to monetize our positions. Our goal is to buy good quality stocks and use them to generate more cash that can be reinvested or used for spending. Ultimately, we plan on reaching Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 23, 2022

2022 Week 42 investing and trading report

I traded very little last week. Instead, I was accumulating shares of stocks I want to own, such as Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN, right now, when we are seeing CFAs and other people predicting Amazon to go bankrupt, again, it is time to accumulate this stock), Main (MAIN), and others.   Our NetLiq-cash-buying power ratio Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 15, 2022

2022 Week 41 investing and trading report

Another volatile bearish market week is behind us, and we did well trading and investing our funds. It is not an easy market, though. I struggle to maintain buying power, which sometimes forces me to sell my stocks and then buy them back on a later day. Even in this market, I keep accumulating stocks Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 09, 2022

2022 Week 40 investing and trading report

Last week when the market rallied my account recovered and it went from $52k to over $65k in a day. Then it crashed and I am pretty much back where I started. Because of this extreme volatility and bearishness out there, I didn’t do too much trading last week. But I was buying the SPXL Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 02, 2022

2022 Week 38-39 investing and trading report

I feel like Cathy Woods now. Her ARKK fund lost over 60% this year. My portfolio is down 50%… That is bad for my trading and investing, isn’t it? My stocks are down 18.9% for the year. The rest are losses in options. Am I worried? No. The losses are just on paper as the Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 01, 2022

September 2022 $100 Challenge account review

The stock market is still in crash mode. For the entire of September, the market lost significantly, and our strategy was losing too. But I am not concerned. We are sitting tight and investing in stocks that will deliver nice dividends while waiting for recovery. This strategy is designed for a small account and today’s Continue reading →