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Baku Old City

Baku Old City

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Old City or Inner City is the historic core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls which were easily defended. The Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We visited Baku in early August 2019 to discover Baku Old city and many other goodies of Azerbaijan. Maiden Tower in Baku The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace,…

Child Dividend Income Report September 2019 - $103.59

Child Dividend Income Report September 2019 - $103.59

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I've been documenting my own path to financial freedom through the dividend income since January 2017. When in July 2018, the little Fischer baby girl was born - without any thinking I started to invest for her future by investing in high yielding dividend stocks. I come up with a plan to build a high-yield $10,000 child investment portfolio by the time she will turn 2. (July 2020). Right now we are looking at $80-$100 monthly dividends by the time baby will turn 2.  Fast forward to September 2019, and we have already invested $8,227.85 in 10 great dividend stock paying companies. Our child's…

#1 Selling Iron Condors on HD Stock

#1 Selling Iron Condors on HD Stock

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On September 13, 2019 I made my first "successful" Iron Condors trade on Home Depot (HD) stock. The idea for this trade is taken from Options Trading IQ article: TWO IRON CONDOR TRADE EXAMPLES – HD AND TLT I did a little adjustment (shortened the wing size from 10 to 5) and sold just one contract (my margin has been close to 100%) Date: September 13th, 2019 Stock Price: $233.98 Trade Set-Up: Sell 1 HD Nov 15th, 215 puts @ $1.71 Buy 1 HD Nov 15th, 210 puts @ $1.25 Sell 1 HD Nov 15th, 255 calls @ $0.86 Buy 1 HD Nov 15th, 260 calls @ $0.49 Premium: $83 Net Credit Maximum Risk: $500 ($417)…

Trading Results Week 43/2019 (+$740.94)

Trading Results Week 43/2019 (+$740.94)

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Welcome traders to the weekly trading results, where I'm documenting my path trading options on indexes and futures in the previous week. I started my trading journal on September 23, 2019, and it's planned that there will be at least 52 such articles for the next 52 weeks. Today I'm sharing results for the fifth (#5) week from this journey Make sure to check out previous reports. 52 weeks covers a span for a one year. One year is a great time to learn and master trading. With these reports, I hope to improve my trading skills and premiums over time.  Trading week 43 was from October 21 until…

Picnic Area - Vashlovani National Park 32 km

Picnic Area - Vashlovani National Park 32 km

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This picnic area is located on the crossroads before Chalaubani  - the Tsnori - Dedoplitskaro-Kvemi Kedi​ road. We made here a stop after our car malfunctioned while offroad driving trying to reach Patara Tba near Dedoplis Tskaro and it happened so, that at this crossroad car just stopped - now we let it cool for a couple of hours and tried to enjoy our time here (wish we had some barbecue with us back then) As we have been in constant searches for good picnic areas in Georgia, I'm listing it here Picnic area near the road The place is well maintained, benches, chairs and tables are…

#71 Covered Call Sell: SFL SEP 20'19 12.5 @2.25 (Dividend Capture)

#71 Covered Call Sell: SFL SEP 20'19 12.5 @2.25 (Dividend Capture)

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On September 10, 2019, I sold the following covered call -  SFL SEP 20'19 12.5 @2.25. I entered this trade for a speculative reason and to learn a new technique - capturing a dividend. If things will work as planned I will boost September dividend income by additional $36 (before taxes) On NASDAQ website, I was looking for shares with Ex-dividend date for September 11, 2019 to buy them just before going ex-div. September 11 ex-div dates gave me some four interesting companies to investigate further (SFL, MPW,ECC and DEA). All companies had announced dividend in the range of 0.2-0.36$ per…

Maiden Tower in Baku

Maiden Tower in Baku

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The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to the 15th century, it forms a group of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property, Category III. It is one of Azerbaijan's most distinctive national emblems, and is thus featured on Azeri currency notes and official letterheads. We visited Baku in early August 2019 to discover Maidan tower at the start of the Old Town near the Boulevard.  Maidan tower in Baku The Maiden Tower houses a museum, which…

September 2019 Crypto Options Income

September 2019 Crypto Options Income

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Welcome to the fourth (#4) crypto options income report - covering monthly earnings I've made from crypto options trading (puts and calls) in September 2019. Last August I sold both Ethereum and Bitcoin on Deribit trading platform. N.B. I learn as I go, anything written here should be taken with a grain of salt, I'm no expert or certified financial advisor. Investments in stocks, options, funds, bonds or crypto are risk investments and you could lose some or all of your money. Do your due diligence before investing in any kind of asset.  Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to …

#59 Selling Naked Put: WPG APR 17'20 5 @2.37 (Roll Forward)

#59 Selling Naked Put: WPG APR 17'20 5 @2.37 (Roll Forward)

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On Aug 20, 2019, I sold the following naked put -  WPG APR 17'20 5 @2.37 or I roll forwarded a put sell I made earlier this year (Roll Forward Put Sell: WPG OCT 18'19 5 Put @0.93) To make this roll forward happen first I had to sell my previous position (Loss here - $159.4) and open the new in which I collected a premium of $237 WPG is a stock we already hold and wouldn't mind adding more to our child's portfolio. As we already own this stock and would love to increase our share here, I love the idea that I could get it on discounted price + I can collect premium upfront.  Got for this trade…

Top 20 Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB Graphics card

Top 20 Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB Graphics card

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RTX 2070 graphics card is from the GeForce 20 series, a  family of graphics processing units developed by Nvidia. Serving as the successor to the GeForce 10 series, the 20 series marked the introduction of Nvidia's Turing microarchitecture, and the first generation of RTX cards, the first in the industry to implement realtime hardware ray tracing in a consumer product. On July 2, 2019, the GeForce RTX Super line of cards was announced, which comprises higher-spec versions of the 2060, 2070 and 2080. In a departure from Nvidia's usual strategy, the 20 series doesn't have an entry level range,…