IWM rose by 1.4% this week, while my account rose 0.3%. The loss-floor has fallen to -11.3%.
Thursday political news: NATO says Russian invasion of Ukraine is imminent. Canada announces that it will send “helmets and vests” to Ukraine to help them repel the Russians. The US announces air-strikes in Iraq. Multiple nations in West Africa declare states of emergency due to the ongoing Ebola epidemic.
Sunday financial news: For the first time ever, the ISDA has ruled that Argentina has actually defaulted and the sellers of CDS must pay up. Meanwhilem, Portugal says it will nationalize Banco Espirito Santo for €3 billion. Equity shareholders and subordinated-debt holders will be wiped out, but it is unclear whether CDS on the bank will actually pay off or will transfer to the successor Novo Banco entity. Depositors are being told they’ll get all their money back.
|End of week allocations:
58% equities, 59% cash USD
YHOO: Went nowhere this week. Price oscillated around SMA(s), causing the max-loss to bounce back and forth between +0.0 and -0.4.
|Buy date||Buy price||Sell date||Sell price||Acct Profit|
|FRED||JL 11 09:30||(Skipped)||$14.96||(Not yet)|
|YHOO||JL 22 09:30||$33.48||$33.56||(Not yet)|
|URTY||AU 05 12:00||$78.28||$78.18||(Not yet)|
FRED: The last 16 days have all been inside the range of prices seen on JL 17. Looks like I should have bought it.