[Aug 22 Trading Review] Cutting Massive Losses For LEAPS Portfolio In Aug 2022

The stock market rally came to an end mid way through August and started to trend down again, especially after Federal Reserves Chairman Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson Hole. He emphasized that more pain would be coming ahead in the Fed's fight against inflation. I tracked my LEAPS Portfolio more closely during this month and … Continue reading [Aug 22 Trading Review] Cutting Massive Losses For LEAPS Portfolio In Aug 2022

The Truth About Options Trading That The Gurus Never Told You | What Newbie Options Trader Must Know Before Getting Started

I started my options trading journey back in late Feb 2021. After more than 1.5 years of doing options trading and experiencing both the spectacular rise of the bull market in 2021 and the catastrophic fall of the bear market in 2022, I want to share some useful pointers to newbies who are tempted to … Continue reading The Truth About Options Trading That The Gurus Never Told You | What Newbie Options Trader Must Know Before Getting Started

[July 22 Trading Review] Trades, Profits & Losses For July 2022

The stock market rallied strongly in the month of July, S&P 500 was up 8.10% while the tech-heavy Nasdaq was up almost 12%. My portfolio unrealized loss also dropped from the record 648k to 573k. Despite the negative news of record high 9.1% CPI data, Federal Reserves increasing the interest rate by 75 basis points … Continue reading [July 22 Trading Review] Trades, Profits & Losses For July 2022

Q&A On Buying LEAPS CALL Options Contract

I have a blog reader who asked some questions about the LEAPS CALL Strategy that I am using. So, I thought it would be useful to share my replies for the benefit of everyone. Question 1: May I ask for your LEAP call strategy, do you cut-loss if it reaches a certain value?  Jason: I … Continue reading Q&A On Buying LEAPS CALL Options Contract

[5 ~ 8 July 22 Trades] Deactivate Plan B, Activate Plan A & C

It was a good week for the US stock market as the major indexes rallied at the start of the second half of this trading year. Nasdaq was the best performer as it rose above 5% in the last 5 days. As the market turned bullish in this week, I changed my strategy to adjust … Continue reading [5 ~ 8 July 22 Trades] Deactivate Plan B, Activate Plan A & C

[June 22 Trading Review] Trades & Realised Profits For June 2022

The S&P 500 dropped a further 7% as higher-than-expected CPI (Consumer Price Index) again stroke fears of aggressive interest rate hikes by Federal Reserves, to bring inflation down. The market fell again as it absorbed the 75 basis point interest rate hike in June 2022, which would increase the likelihood of a recession. Due to … Continue reading [June 22 Trading Review] Trades & Realised Profits For June 2022

[21 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta, Alphabet & Tesla LEAPS PUT

The stock market rallied on 21 June 22 with Tesla leading the way. At one stage, its share price increased more than 12% but it eventually closed with a 9.35% increase. The tech stocks and tech stocks were among the best performers. Why I Bought More PUT Contracts (Alphabet, Meta & Tesla) I bought the … Continue reading [21 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta, Alphabet & Tesla LEAPS PUT

[16 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta, Alphabet & Tesla LEAPS PUT

After the relief rally which happened on 15th June 22 when Federal Reserves announced a 75 basis point interest hike, the stock market plunged again on 16th June 22 as fears of a deeper recession engulfed investors. The S&P 500 fell by 3.25% to 3,666.77, its lowest level since Dec. 2020. It also erased gains … Continue reading [16 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta, Alphabet & Tesla LEAPS PUT

[13 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta & Baba LEAPS PUT, Rolled Tesla Covered CALL Contracts

The US stock market continued to fall on 13 June 22 and S&P 500 officially entered a bear market, down 20% off its Jan 22 peak prices. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is now down over 31% since the start of the year, as even the most reliable tech companies have seen dramatic cuts to their share … Continue reading [13 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta & Baba LEAPS PUT, Rolled Tesla Covered CALL Contracts

[10 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta & Alphabet LEAPS PUT, Rolled Tesla Covered CALL Contracts

The US stock market got totally decimated when worse-than-expected CPI result was released on 10th June 2022 (Friday), as investors fear that the Federal Reserves will be aggressive in raising interest rates to curb inflation, which would hurt companies' profits. The May consumer price index rose 8.6% year-over-year, its highest level since 1981. Economists had … Continue reading [10 June 22 Trades] Bought Meta & Alphabet LEAPS PUT, Rolled Tesla Covered CALL Contracts