Trading

How to Setup Charts with Interactive Brokers

This is a quick tutorial on how to setup / enable charts in Interactive Brokers to trade stocks, ETFs, indexes e.t.c. For the last couple of months I've been trading 0 DTE SPX, for charting using either Google Finance or Trading view -…

Trading Results Week 51/2019 (+$22.00)

Trading week 51/2019 was from December 16 until December 20, 2019 (Monday - Friday). The original plan was to sell only 0 DTE SPX trades on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, which I did, but last week there was one more trading day on Thursday…

Tesla Stock Project

It was on early November 5th, 2019 morning, I was reading an interesting story about a guy buying a Tesla car for his sons 9th birthday, here is the story in brief: What is #TSLA4Tesla project? I am not into cars. My son, Arian, 8 years…

Trading Results Week 50/2019 (+$93.40)

Trading week 50/2019 was from December 9 until December 13, 2019 (Monday - Friday). This week I was on travel but managed to make a slim profit. Last week I made 3 short term trades - one for GC futures and two 0DTE SPX. All three were…

Selling Covered Calls: ITM vs OTM

Selling covered calls has been one of my favorite options trading strategies. A covered call refers to a transaction in the financial market in which the investor selling call options owns the equivalent amount of the underlying security.…

Trading Results Week 49/2019 ($0.00)

Welcome traders to the eleventh week's (#11) trading result income report. If you are new here - with the help of these reports I'm documenting my path trading options on indexes and futures in the previous week. I started my trading…

Selling Iron Condors on AEX Index

On October 10, 2019 I made my first Iron Condors trade on AEX index. The AEX index, derived from Amsterdam Exchange index, is a stock market index composed of Dutch companies that trade on Euronext Amsterdam, formerly known as the …

My First Iron Condor Trade - Lessons Learned

This article has been in the blog's draft section for a couple of months and as it still bears some useful information I decided to publish as it is with little comments at the end. On August 13, 2019 I made my first Iron Condor trade - I…

Trading Results Week 48/2019 (-$54.70)

Welcome traders to the ninth week's (#10) trading result income report. If you are new here - with the help of these reports I'm documenting my path trading options on indexes and futures in the previous week. I started my trading journal…

Recovery Plan Using Naked Puts on Dividend Stocks

In the month of November 2019, I kept suffering from my trades on indexes. I took a loss of about EUR 3,000. If there was a lesson learned, then liquidity, stop loss and too many open positions are 3 simple things to follow in the future.…