[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

Review Of My 485k LEAPS CALL Portfolio On 9 Aug 22 (75% Down)

In my previous update on my LEAPS CALL portfolio, I share about the total capital allocation for each company as well as the total capital allocated for the respective contract expiry dates. My spreadsheet also contains the details of all the 958 options contracts that I have bought, e.g. date of purchase, premium paid, share … Continue reading Review Of My 485k LEAPS CALL Portfolio On 9 Aug 22 (75% Down)

[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

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

[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)

Happy 10 Years Of Investing | 348k (Realised) Profit, 635k (Unrealized) Loss & 10 Lessons Learnt

This post is about a recap of the first 10 years of my investing journey, the profits I made, the losses I have incurred, and the lessons I have learned during this decade-long journey. I hope that the mistakes that I have made and the lessons that I have learned can help fellow investors, especially … Continue reading Happy 10 Years Of Investing | 348k (Realised) Profit, 635k (Unrealized) Loss & 10 Lessons Learnt