Posted by Martin July 06, 2021

June 2021 $100 Challenge account review

We have completed our first month growing our $100 account to $75,000. At first, the net-liq value was a bit bumpy but it quickly recovered. We also deposited another $100 to our account (we will keep adding $100 every month). As of today, our account is worth $302.67. That makes our account behind the monthly Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 15, 2021

$100 Challenge account review

Our first week of growing a $100 dollar account to $75,000 is over and here is the weekly Challenge account review. We opened the account last week and deposited $100 initial investments plus the first month’s $100 deposit. We started with a $200 dollar account. As of today, our account is worth $200.36   Accumulation Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 01, 2021

Turn $100 in $75,000 in ten years challenge

If you have a small account and wish to grow your account faster than just buying stocks and holding them I started a paid service (in fact a challenge) where I will show you how I did it myself. Investing and trading is a process and it can be done even though the system is Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 18, 2021

The stock market flashes sell signal

The new all-time highs of the stock market seem to be out of the question for a while. With today’s price action, the stock market flashes sell signal more and more. This could morph into a deeper correction (5% only, or in the worst-case scenario 10%) and we may see this market slide back to Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 11, 2021

Will tomorrow’s CPI report save the market?

In my weekly reviews, I post my market expectations for the week. My expectation was that the market broke up from a small consolidation pattern and would most likely continue higher. A few days later, everything changed. At first, the markets took the bad news about jobs as good news. Analysts expected 1 million new Continue reading →

Posted by Martin April 19, 2021

Why I think there will be no stock market crash anytime soon

Last few weeks and months, many people thought and predicted that there will be a stock market crash. Many predicted another crash in 2020. That didn’t happen. Now they are predicting a crash in 2021. Here is why I think there will be no market crash in 2021 either.   Pundits join the stock market Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 04, 2021

5% to 10% correction

Today, the stock market went down again marking a drop below the 5% threshold and beginning a 5% to 10% correction. It now counts for 16 days of selling and choppy movement up and down. As of today, we closed 5.9% off of the peak. And it may not be over yet as fear is Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 28, 2021

Why there is no bubble except fear bubble

The only bubble out there is the fear bubble. The best way to look at the psychology of the markets and how Wall Street works. And the best way to look at market psychology is to look at VIX. The long-term mean value of VIX is between 10 and 20, see the blue box. Recently Continue reading →

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 January 04, 2021

Is investing and trading in the stock market a passive income?

The simple answer is NO, it is not. Investing in the stock market could be considered a passive income, trading is not passive at all. So, why investing is not a passive income? Although you may reach the fruits of investing and create a passive income in investing, it is only a small portion of Continue reading →