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ESMac's Portfolio

Discussion in 'Trade Journals' started by ESMac_Magnaye, Oct 10, 2019.

  1. ESMac_Magnaye

    ESMac_Magnaye New Member

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    Hello All,
    I am ESMac and here to share with you my portfolio adventures starting September 2019 onwards. I am your typical hard-working employee that had saved a lot of money which is then allocated to two portfolios - retirement type and the capital gains/aggressive type. My goal is to create my holdings funded by my own compounded gains over time. It is a silly dream but I love the idea of how can one make a small amount of money to an insane amount though the virtue of temperance.​

    Facts about this portfolio & this post
    1. The portfolio that I will post here is my capital gains/aggressive portfolio which is about 20% of my net worth. I will not post here my other portfolio - retirement type.
    2. My capital gains portfolio will be US Stocks, Options, ETFs (very short term bonds/treasuries, sector weighted, or leveraged). I might get into other countries through ADR only if the US Dollar Index is on the direction of weakness from a big run-up.
    3. No further deposits will be made on this portfolio.
    4. The start date of the portfolio will be September 2019.
    5. I will not be posting the value amount of the portfolio but I will post percentage-wise.
    6. After a certain transaction (buy, sell, short, close) I will post it on this thread accordingly live.
    7. I will post here a value overtime assuming a $10,000 value was invested as per track record.
    8. I will post quarterly net liquidation value starting Sep 2019 - Dec 2019 - Mar 2020 and onwards.
    9. I will not edit the post. If my post is gibberish then thy will be done.
    10. My strategy is long-term position holding to short position
    Certain Rules That I Follow For This Portfolio:
    1. With the current size of my money - I am only allowed to own one position in my portfolio. If I reach $80million - $100million in size then further evaluation is needed if a concentrated position is viable. I am not allowed to own more than 5% of the outstanding stock of a public company to avoid paperwork.
    2. I am only allowed 3 transactions (opening + closing of a position) within 2 years (2019-2021, 2021-2023 ... etc).
    3. I am not allowed to use my margin privilege. This means all my purchases are treated as cash purchase: leverage of portfolio = 1x.
    4. My basis for opening a position is both on technical and fundamental factors. For technical factors, it will mostly be the relationship of the stock with the index; as much as possible we want the underlying stock to follow the trend of the general index. For fundamental factors, we focus more on the scoring of a possibility of accounting manipulation, the possibility of bankruptcy, the qualitative factor of the business, and the cash flow of the business.
    5. I am not allowed to do social media investing/trading. I am not here to promote my firm nor have any plans to handle other people's money. My focus is to make my small capital to multi-millions through my wits and prove that patience and temperance weigh more than intelligence.
     
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  2. ESMac_Magnaye

    ESMac_Magnaye New Member

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    Portfolio as of Oct 10, 2019
    TQQQ (Proshares UltraProQQQ) = 95.20% ; cost basis = $66.47 / share
    CASH-(USD) = 4.80%

    Current Performance (MOM)
    09/01 - 10/10 = -8.45%

    Rationale: Betting that the general market will turn into uptrend motion just like 2016-2017 between years 2019-2022
     

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    ESMac_Magnaye New Member

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    Side Note: Thinking between XLK vs TQQQ ; TQQQ much rewarding if the scenario is uptrend
    Again please note this portfolio is an aggressive portfolio (please see post# 1)
     
  4. T0rm3nted

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    Good luck on your goals, looking forward to following along!
     
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    ESMac_Magnaye New Member

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    Monthly Portfolio Update - October 31, 2019
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