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Posted by Martin March 06, 2021

2021 Week 9 investing and trading report

Another week and the first week of March 2021 is gone and our investing and trading report can be closed in the books, again. This week was painful as the selling continued pushing pressure on our cash and net-liquidation value. We had to start releasing cash from our ICSH fund to avoid margin calls. Having Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 27, 2021

2021 Week 8 investing and trading report

February 2021 is gone and our investing and trading report can be closed in the books. February was a good month despite the market selling off the last few days. Our options income exceeded my expectations. We made more money than in January but due to the market weakness, our net liquidation value didn’t move. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 20, 2021

2021 Week 7 investing and trading report

Another week of February is gone and it is time to provide our investing and trading report again. This week was slow but as the market continued mostly lower, our portfolio held value and grew moderately. We adjusted a few of our positions removing some speculative stocks, adding a few growth stocks, and adjusted a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 13, 2021

2021 Week 6 results

The second week of February is over and it was a very successful week again. We collected $2,435 credits trading options this week and we kept purchasing stocks of our interest. We are currently averaging a $3,555.50 monthly income and if this trend continues we will make $42,666 this year trading options. Of course, I 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 May 07, 2020

3 Dividend Kings For Rising Income

The coronavirus crisis has dealt a severe blow to the global economy in 2020. Stocks have not surprisingly performed poorly as a result. While the S&P 500 Index is meaningfully off its 52-week low, it remains down 11% year-to-date. For income investors it is particularly challenging, as the Federal Reserve recently lowered its benchmark rate Continue reading →