My Ameritrade accounts were transferred to Charles Schwab on the weekend of Nov 3. And for the better part of this month, I’ve been picking up the pieces. I felt like Carl Fredricksen in a slow slog, trudging towards my..
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..
This month's Journal Entry feeds my nerdy side as I document my Cover Call Watchlist, which pulls live data from my ThinkorSwim trading platform into an Excel Spreadsheet. In addition, I will dissect my watchlist Excel spreadsheet and document how..
In this month’s journal entry’s commentary, I want to see if Microsoft's new Bing AI search engine can help me with improving my Vertical Spread strategy. Plus, new Entry Rules for Yearly Vertical Bull Put Credit Spreads. Table of Content..
This month's Trading Journal commentary will review a new chartable index - tracking the number of S&P 500 companies trading above their 200-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA). Below I charted the S&P over the past 20 years and annotated some..
This month, I want to revisit my Vertical Bull Put Credit Spreads’ Exit Strategy - particularly when to exit a winning position. I want to take my painful experience of last year and craft a new strategy a bit more..
The downturn in the 2022 markets began on cue – the first week in January. And by the end of that first month, I was already falling down the “Correction” rabbit hole. I am ending this year with a frustrating..
After 2022, Painful Experience will have to be approbation enough. But with a little prestidigitation, this month's journal entry intends to define my Budget, Goals, Mission Statement, and new Entry/Exit rules for 2023 - Zimzalabim! Table of Content Commentary -..
Know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em – and never count your money before the trade is done. The Kenny Roger's Strategy for selling Vertical Spreads gives me some cues to reading the room and avoid being..