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 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
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
Another trading month has ended and I thought it would be useful to options trades that I have opened or closed and the earnings that I have made from options trading for the month of May 2022. S&P 500 continued to decline before a rally happened towards the end of the month. A falling market … Continue reading [May 22 Trading Review] Trades & Realised Profits For May 2022
The market continued to sell off in January 2022 as the Santa Claus rally that happened in Dec 2021 was short-lived. I cut loss on some of my LEAPS positions to free up capital for new options trading contracts. This is the profit/ loss table for closing my LEAPS positions in January 2022: I suffered … Continue reading How Much Did I Make (Or Lose) In My Worst Trading Month (Jan 2022)?