The beginning of November flashed a very bullish breakout in equities. Fundamentally, the trade war is not resolved and impeachment is heating up. However, the economy is strong because the numbers are good. The stock market is up 22% this year so far, but political risk is always lurking. The 2020 election is becoming more of a factor each day as the Democrats edge towards their nominee.
October of 2019 has been a good month for retail traders and investors. Nearly every major retail brokerage dramatically announced $0 commissions on stocks and the lowest commissions on options contracts. This race to the bottom allows us retail investors more freedom to use more underlyings, scale into positions, test strategies, and ultimately save hundreds to thousands on commissions.
In an effort to document my daily financial micro-actions, I have decided to input my market orders each day in a weekly blog post.
These trades and investments are not recommendations, but you can use this info to research and generate your own investing ideas.