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Weekly Results – Feb 03, 2018

  With one of the largest selloff in recent few years our Net liquidation values (Net-Liq) got obviously a hit. Great gains (on paper) turned down in a day. But it happened only due to a spike in volatility. As of now many of our trades are still in good shape thanks to trading our Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 27, 2018

Weekly Results – Jan 27, 2018

We decided to eliminate some old and bad trades this week. Trades which were hurting our trading account, with no end on horizon, blocking our cash for trading. We rolled the trades since 2016 and rolled them all the way until 2020. Then, when those trades continued devastating the account we decided to give up Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 19, 2018

Weekly Results – Jan 19, 2018

Posted by Martin January 14, 2018

Weekly Results – Jan 12, 2018

Posted by Martin January 06, 2018

December 2017 and Year End Investing / Trading Results

December 2017 ended and the whole year with it. It is time once again to review our goals and determine what we accomplished and what we have left untouched. Our 2017 year was a prosperous but challenging year. On personal note my family and I experienced a lot of changes and also difficulties but I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 26, 2017

Our strategy for 2018 and probably beyond

It is time to review our trading strategy and update it if it no longer fits all our rules and comfort zone of our trading. Although this strategy will still be based on the basic frame posted earlier on this blog, it is time to tweak it a bit and – update it. Another reason Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 26, 2017

How to share our trades for our followers to follow?

We would like to post our trades for all to see and eventually follow. We believe that it can be helpful mainly to novice traders to see the trades, follow them, and mirror them. The best way to learn trading options is by doing it. Before you start mirroring our trades, please make sure you Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 12, 2017

Trade with no emotions

People keep asking me how I trade, how do I set up trades what do I look for to create a trade. So here is my view reposted:   I try to keep it very simple and with no studies behind it. I have a certain set of rules or steps and I execute them Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 11, 2017

November 2017 results

November 2017 is over and it is time once again to review my accounts and performance.   As of today, I manage four accounts (my own) and one client account. Here is a list of accounts I manage and review in my monthly reviews her on this blog:   TD Ameritrade – trading account, taxable Continue reading →

Dividend CCCs Link

Over time my trading strategy evolved. I went from chasing high yield to chasing high options premiums and now I realized that it is all futile. And dangerous. So, I am now in a position that I am OK collecting a few dollars every month or week as these small payouts will compound and grow Continue reading →