The stock market rallied on 18 July before retreating after Apple announced that it is planning to slow down hiring and spending growth in some divisions, which sparked the fears of recession.
I see the rally as a bullish sign as investors feel confident ahead of the earnings release by some of the biggest companies in the world. Thus, I bought more LEAPS CALL to capitalize on the rally, and hopefully, this can help me reach the breakeven point faster.
The trade details are as follows:
My LEAPS CALL portfolio looks like this now:
After this round of buying, my LEAPS CALL portfolio total invested capital has grown to 472k, up from 453k just a few months ago. I will probably slow down on the buying as I have almost used up the money that I have generated from selling covered CALL on my existing stocks.
I do not intend to use any money/ savings from my salary as I am building up my emergency funds. I also have other use for the monthly savings from my salary (after deducting all the expenses).
Buying LEAPS CALL in a bear market is a very high-risk move and I hope you understand the risk that you are taking before using this strategy.
I have shared the risks in this article:
The Risks Of LEAPS Options Trading & How I Mitigate Them
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Looking for ideas on what stocks to invest in or which stocks to trade? You can take reference from what I have been buying or selling. I try to update them as soon as I can in this section, as well as share my thoughts on executing these trades:
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