Current Positions Updates

Portfolio Update June 2021

Quick recap of the current portfolio as June 2021

Current Positions Options Trading Options Trading Strategies Updates

Strategy update: 21DTE to May21, 2021

This week we’ve reached the optimal 21DTE inflexion point for theta strategies, and is a good moment to revisit all our open positions.

Options Trading Strategies Trading Resources

Understanding Implied Volatility: IV, IV rank, and IV percentile

Knowing the Implied Volatility of an option contract is not enough to understand its volatility, we also need to check the option’s IV rank and IV percentile.

AMCR Backtest Cash Secured PUT Updates

Backtested: AMCR CSP – Too much time to expiration

AMCR moved too fast in the direction of the trade, too much time left also meant little profit remaining for an extra risk.

Cash Secured PUT Options Trading Options Trading Strategies Trading Resources

How to sell a PUT in Interactive Brokers

Option strategies are just another investment vehicle, while they can be used to cover or leverage our portfolio many times fold.

Backtest Cash Secured PUT Options Trading PLTR Updates

Backtested: PLTR Cash Secured PUT – March 2021

Holding until expiration vs closing at 50% on various DTE shows we profit when closing earlier.

Backtest Covered CALL NAT Options Trading Updates

Backtested: NAT Covered Call – April 2021

Or how to recover from stock devaluation by selling monthly covered calls.

Monthly Summary Options Trading Updates

Options Trading Update: March 2021

10 new trades were open in March 2021, at 30DTE, 45DTE, and 60DTE


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Welcome! And thanks for joining me in this endeavor to reach financial independence and early retirement through options trading and long term stock market investment.