Markets begins 2022 by pushing towards a correction. So, I need to wisely use ThinkorSwim's Regression Line to choose this week's Vertical Credit Spreads' Short-Strike. I need to look for the "cup of a carpenter." Table of Content Commentary -..
Trade Trudging is what I do when I don’t have any pithy commentary on Vertical Spreads - BUT, I still need to record this week's Vertical Spread transaction in my Trading Journal. Table of Content Commentary - Trade Trudging WeekThis..
Options Puts, Strikes, and expiration dates aren't just Bazinga! But when asked to explain Stock Options trading, I come across as pedantic, pretentious, and indecipherably nerdy. I feel like a real-life Big Bang Theory character. Table of Content Commentary -..
My 2021's end-of-year trading account cash value from selling Vertical Credit Spreads = $24,343.58. This is 52.1% ROI over my start of year $16,000 investment. This beats the 30.8% ROI from an equal investment in ETF/SPY. Table of Content Commentary..
Concocting the Short Strike for a Vertical Credit Spread using Implied Volatility (IV) is not so nutty. Table of Content Commentary - Implied VolatilityThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness Level (DEFCON) Profit and Loss Statement Schedule for this Week This..
A trading budget for my 2022 Vertical Put Credit Spreads project is a great tool to help me keep focused on the prize. It will help me pace myself with a systematic approach to managing risk and (most importantly) allow..
A Vertical Spread Mission Statement for 2022 needs to be my recited verse! And it needs to be in front of me every trading day. Table of Content Commentary - Mission StatementThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness Level (DEFCON) Profit..
This year, I made over 48% profit (income) by selling Vertical Put Credit Spreads as a home business - which is nearly double my buy/hold investment strategy. This week's Journal Entry will list several of my most important posts detailing..
This week is a time for personal reflection and giving thanks to all who help make this year successful. Table of Content Commentary - Give ThanksThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness Level (DEFCON) Profit and Loss Statement Schedule for this..
November continues to be a sphincter-clencher as I believe that any new Vertical Spreads I enter this month will be pummeled during the end-of-year budget debates in the Senate. Table of Content Commentary - Fixer-UpperThis Week's Market Sentiment Trading Readiness..