Monthly Archives: January 2015

Precious Metals Down Big Today (29-01-2015)

Our portfolio made nice profits today from the following bought back covered calls trades.. – $702 in total.. I cant stress enought the importance to putting GTC orders in place. They totally take the fear and greed elements out of … Continue reading

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Update On Procter & Gamble & Portfolio Update

Currently we have 100 shares of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) or $8,649 which is below the average dollar amount in this asset class in our portfolio. I have spoken about rebalancing quite a lot lately as I believe it is … Continue reading

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The Psychology Of Winning & Portfolio Update

Summary You must do work on yourself before you start investing. You need to “program” yourself for success by increasing your self worth. Having good skills as an investor is only 20% of the equation. You will self-sabotage yourself if … Continue reading

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Things Heating Up In The Markets

The ECB finally announced QE yesterday and it was bigger than many expected. 60 Billion euro a month until December 2016 is a bold move by the ECB but Europe has come under pressure from the US’s response to the … Continue reading

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More Positions & Covered Calls

We had an up day today in the stock market so I used the opportunity to sell covered calls on the underlyings we bought yesterday. Also the precious metals sector is having a big up day today so we scaled … Continue reading

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Ramping Up 1% Portfolio With New Positions

As I write (market just opened 14/1/2015), the S@P500 is down 20 point and trading very near 2000. The covered calls we sold yesterday should be profitable but may not yet be at 50%. It is imperative we leave our … Continue reading

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Earnings In Wells Fargo & Profits Taken In McDonalds, Kellogg & Chevron

The market conditions we are getting at the moment are perfect for income investors. Volatility spikes (VIX now trading just below 20) when we have sharp moves in the stock market. This is what we want as income investors so … Continue reading

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Gold Miners v The Precious Metal Itself

Gold miners have really started the year well with (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) up over 12% already this year. The question remains for many precious metal investors. Is it better to invest in mining stocks or Gold bullion or an etf like (NYSEARCA:GLD) … Continue reading

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