[Dec 22 Trading Review] -312.89K Loss In Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For December 2022)

December 2022 was my worst-performing month in almost 2 years of options trading as I cut a massive 333.8k of losses off my LEAPS Portfolio. I have shared the reasons in the below article on why I decided to close this portfolio despite having more than a year left on 50% of the options contracts:I … Continue reading [Dec 22 Trading Review] -312.89K Loss In Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For December 2022)

[Nov 22 Trading Review] 2.59K Increased Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For November 2022)

The stock market performed relatively well in the month of November and there were a number of rallies, especially after the release of the October CPI reading and a dovish speech from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell about not raising rates too aggressively until it crashes the economy. I was initially doing alright for the month … Continue reading [Nov 22 Trading Review] 2.59K Increased Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For November 2022)

[Oct 22 Trading Review] 44.22K Increased Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For October 2022)

October was a very volatile month with huge swings within days. The most classic case was on 13 October 22 when the market first crashed when CPI readings were higher than expected (which meant that inflation was still not coming down) and then rapidly rose to record the top 5 highest intra-day fluctuations in the … Continue reading [Oct 22 Trading Review] 44.22K Increased Earnings (Trades, Profits & Losses For October 2022)

[Sept 22 Trading Review] How I Made 15.9k Gain Despite Losing 10.3k To Meta LEAPS CALL (Expired Worthless)

September has been a really choppy month traditionally for the stock market and this year (2022), it was worsened by the chaotic macro environment. The 2 events that caused the market to drop hard in September were the higher-than-expected CPI (Consumer Price Index) and the Federal Reserve's hawkish expectations of future rate hikes. In September … Continue reading [Sept 22 Trading Review] How I Made 15.9k Gain Despite Losing 10.3k To Meta LEAPS CALL (Expired Worthless)

[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

[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

[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

[May 22 Trading Review] Trades & Realised Profits For May 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

[27 May 22 Trades] Bought Tesla Jan 24 LEAPS CALL & FB Sept 22 CALL Option Contracts

The US stock rose for the second consecutive day and the S&P 500 closed 2.47% higher at 4158. I see this as a possible rally so I bought some LEAPS CALL to average down on my previous positions. Tesla LEAPS CALL I added 1 more Tesla LEAPS CALL to my previous 4 positions of LEAPS … Continue reading [27 May 22 Trades] Bought Tesla Jan 24 LEAPS CALL & FB Sept 22 CALL Option Contracts

[20 May 22 Trades] 1.7k Profits In One Day, Holding Cash & Preparing For Future Losses

The US stock market continued to fall on 20th May 22 before staging a late comeback to close mixed. One of the stock that got hammered on Friday's session was Tesla. It was at one stage down more than USD70 before rising to close at a day loss of USD45.52. For Tesla stock, I have … Continue reading [20 May 22 Trades] 1.7k Profits In One Day, Holding Cash & Preparing For Future Losses