Damocles Weekly Trade Journal
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Learn how to make money trading Options – Options Trading for Beginners – Best Vertical Spread Strategies – Selling Vertical Spreads as a home business

Is income from Options Trading Vertical Spreads fact or fantasy? My sense and research suggest the answer should be – “Fact.” But there is a LOT OF PAIN one must go through to get there. This blog is my trek to find that answer. And this blog will be my weekly journal in trading Vertical Spreads Options to get beyond the fantasy. I invite you to walk it with me…

Options Trading Explained
Learn to Trade Options Vertical Spreads

Below are my weekly/monthly (as of 02/01/2022) Journal Posts as I teach myself how to make money selling (trading) Vertical Spread options weekly…

How to Connect Excel with Thinkorswim

Walking through steps of installing thinkorswim on a new laptop and how to get Excel to pull live data from TOS using RTD. See list of tos.rtd commands. #thinkorswim #TOS #Excel #RTD #tos.rtd #WatchList #TradingJournal #OptionsTrading #Investing

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Why Bother Selling Vertical Bull Put Credit Spreads?

With the US deficit approaching $2 trillion this year, inflation at a gut-buster 17.5% above 2020’s consumer prices, interest rates at a stifling 5.25%, expanding military involvement in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, a dangerously polarized population, a politically dysfunctional Congress, and the uncertainty of another scorching election-year rematch between Biden and Trump. Why…

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Ameritrade To Charles Schwab Merger – What Should I Expect?

In this month’s Trade Journal post, I want to explore what to expect when my TdAmeritrade accounts are transferred to the Charles Schwab platform. There’s going to be a little sphincter tightening for me until the transfers are completed. Td Ameritrade to Charles Schwab In this month’s Trade Journal post, I want to explore what…

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Out Perform the S&P 500 – Woo-Hoo!

My CND compels me to measure my Options income to gauge whether I’m making money or wasting my time. After a year of ill-reporting my P&L, I made one minor D’oh correction. I’m now relieved to see that my Vertical Bull Put Credit Spreads ARE outperforming the S&P 500.

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