CHRISTMAS PROMOTION
LTOptions at a 33% discount during the Year End Holidays.
Tell me More

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Enhanced Investing - 2018 Results

This article appeared first on enhanced-investing.com

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Happy New Year!

$20,000 was the starting capital at the beginning of 2018 for the “Enhanced Investing” portfolio. At the end of the year a net gain after commissions of +$3867.81 had been realized, for a +19.3% performance. No equity exposure existed at the end of the year. In other words, no stock positions.
Breaking down the activity into the three main groups (Short Puts, Covered Calls and Dividends):


Short Puts were definitely the most profitable component. Then we have the Covered Call positions, this includes both stock gains/losses and short Calls gain/losses. Six stock positions existed throughout the year and several Calls were sold on them. Finally, 18 dividend payments were received for a total of $573. For trade by trade details you can check the “2018” tab of the Excel spreadsheet on the Results page.
An interesting point: only $204.19 spent in commissions. Taking the gross gains of $4,072 down to the aforementioned $3,867.81. Commissions therefore represented only 5% of the gross profits.
Definitely a good year, taking into account that the American markets were negative in 2018. We’ll see what 2019 brings.


Go to the bottom of this page in order to see the Legal Stuff

No comments:

Post a Comment