[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

10 Ways To Save Money To Help You Fight Inflation & Rising Costs Of Living

Inflation is making many essential items expensive and resulting in a higher cost of living. Other than trying to earn more money to cope with the rising costs, it is also important that we watch our expenses and find ways to spend less, and save more so that we will always have more each month. … Continue reading 10 Ways To Save Money To Help You Fight Inflation & Rising Costs Of Living

I Did These 10 Side Hustles While Working Full Time | 10 Side Hustle Ideas To Help You Earn An Extra Income

Many full-time working folks would not even consider doing a side hustle and they have good reasons not to. After a long and tiring day at work, you would want to spend some time with your family or simply relax by doing something you love, before the day ends and you have to report to … Continue reading I Did These 10 Side Hustles While Working Full Time | 10 Side Hustle Ideas To Help You Earn An Extra Income

[1, 2 Aug Trades] What I Am Buying In The Recent Rally?

The market has continued its rally going into August 2022. I am hoping that the rally lasts as long as possible so I can minimize my losses on my LEAPS CALL portfolio. At the same time, I added some positions in order to reach that target earlier. When I looked at my top 6 biggest … Continue reading [1, 2 Aug Trades] What I Am Buying In The Recent Rally?

Stock Yield Enhancement Program – Earning Passive Income Through Loaning Out Your Shares To Your Brokerage

I was pretty excited to receive the confirmation email from my brokerage, Interactive Brokers (IBKR), to inform me that my request to join the Stock Yield Enhancement Program (SYEP) has been approved because it means that I now can earn some passive income off my shares in a relatively low-risk manner. What Is The Stock … Continue reading Stock Yield Enhancement Program – Earning Passive Income Through Loaning Out Your Shares To Your Brokerage

[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

How A Poor Kid Got To A 1M Investment Portfolio | Tips & Principles Of Building Wealth

This is not a rags-to-riches story but I hope to share my journey of getting to a million dollars investment portfolio and may you find some of the tips useful or inspiring to start working towards this target. I have a confession to make first. At this time of writing, my portfolio value is down … Continue reading How A Poor Kid Got To A 1M Investment Portfolio | Tips & Principles Of Building Wealth

[18 July Trades] I Bought More LEAPS CALL (Apple, Nvidia, Adobe, Microsoft, Tesla)

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 … Continue reading [18 July Trades] I Bought More LEAPS CALL (Apple, Nvidia, Adobe, Microsoft, Tesla)

[14 & 15 July Trades] Why I Bought More LEAPS CALL (Apple, Nvidia, Adobe, AMD, Meta)

I bought more LEAPS CALL (expiring Sept 2023 and Jan 2024) to average down on my previous positions as I believe that inflation will be under control in the latter half of 2022 and the stock market will rebound when that happens. The worse-than-expected CPI data released on 13 July 22 did not crash the … Continue reading [14 & 15 July Trades] Why I Bought More LEAPS CALL (Apple, Nvidia, Adobe, AMD, Meta)

4 Reasons Why I Think Inflation Will Be Under Control

Inflation is the hot topic of 2022 as it is the main culprit behind the US stock market going into bearish territory. With inflation comes rising interest rates implemented by the Federal Reserves to try to curb inflation. The interest rate hikes resulted in companies incurring more debt when taking loans, which hurt their profit … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why I Think Inflation Will Be Under Control