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Posted by Martin February 10, 2021

How to buy great companies that are expensive: Valuation still matter

Many investors these days forgot valuations and started chasing companies that have no revenue, no income, and that are burning cash every quarter. Yet they are hot and their prices are skyrocketing. There are plenty of companies that are great and valuable but they trade at a premium to their intrinsic value. For many years Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 06, 2021

2021 Week 5 results

The first week of February was slow in trading. I didn’t have much time to trade and thus it was mostly maintaining the existing trades. However, some of our holdings (those speculative ones) jumped up significantly and boosted our net liquidating value beyond my expectations. I think I sorted out better, what I want to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 30, 2021

2021 Week 4 results

The last week of January 2021 is over and it was a hectic week. It was a week that woke up many investors from the lethargy of easy gains. As Danny DeVito says in Other Peoples money: “Easy come, easy go”. The previous three weeks were the “easy come”, the last week was “easy go”. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 23, 2021

2021 Week 3 results

Another week of 2021 is over and it is time to post the results of our trading. But before I proceed to list my achievements of this past week, I want to share an idea of creating a weekly dividend income. A fellow investor on social media, where I posted my weekly dividend calendar asked Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 22, 2021

Why am I rolling options and not letting them assign?

A primary goal in my wheel strategy is to generate income, not to get assigned. So, simply, if I can roll the option trade away and adjust my strikes for credit, I roll. Of course, I still have to account for the eventuality that I get assigned. A stock may drop suddenly, I get an Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 16, 2021

2021 Week 2 results

The second week of 2021 is over and below are the results of our trading.   Account Value: $22,646.49 +$187.81 +0.84% Options Premiums Received: $678.00 January 2021 Options: $1,910.00 Options Premiums YTD: $1,910.00 Dividends Received: $0.08 January 2021 Dividends: $41.58 Dividends YTD: $41.58 Portfolio Yield: 3.46% Portfolio Dividend Growth: 6.11%   In the second week Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 09, 2021

2021 Week 1 results

I used to post weekly results about my trading. It is a time-consuming effort but my goal is to show other investors and traders who are learning that it can be done. I will strive to keep posting throughout the entire year every week no matter what the results will be. My goal is to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 03, 2021

2020 in charts

The 2020 year was an interesting year. It looked like it would be a complete disaster at first, yet it turned around very fast and it became my best year investing so far. Here are some of the achievements in the charts:    · Net-Liquidation Value   It was in August 2019 when my $20,000 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 02, 2021

Starting small

It is hard to start investing and trading when you have a small account and only a few dollars in your account. Unfortunately, a small investor is doomed to take a larger risk than if you have thousands of dollars at your disposal. Taking a $500 risk on one trade feels different in a $1,000 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 01, 2021

Cost basis and income in various accounts over time

As I keep closing the books (so to speak) and analyzing my trades and accounts for the year, here are additional metrics I like to watch in my accounts. I like to see what would happen to my dividend holdings if I keep holding them for the next 20, 25, and 30 years. As you Continue reading →