The month of September brought a small drop of around 11% on the stock markets. In the course of this small downturn, volatility rose again, which in total also pushed our account down slightly.

September performance in real money account

We started September with an account balance of $154,552.95 and stood at $149,512.31 on September 30th, a percentage loss of 3.26%.

Overview September

A relatively severe drawdown that we had to deal with. We recently had an interesting article on the subject.

Winning trades

  • none

Losing trades

  • Short Coffee (KC) with – $1,661.88

Thus the realized losses in our real money account amount to – $1,661.88. This is very sparse and certainly disappointing for some premium members, but patience and discipline are part of trading and often enables better performance by leaving out bad spots.

Performance since the start of the real money account

Since the start of the real money account, we have achieved an overall performance of 49.5%.

Inception September 2020

The following chart shows the performance of the known benchmarks over the same period:

Benchmarks Inception September

At the request of a premium member and because it is certainly more interesting for the general public, we have replaced the Russell 2000 as a benchmark with the MSCI World Index (EUNL).

Current positions in our real money account

We currently have these positions open:

Positions September

Screenshot 01.10.2020 10:00 a.m.

Our equity holdings still look good, even if Gazprom has not been able to recover. Our VIX spreads suffer from the continued high volatility.

Overview of past 3 monthly reports

Here you can find the individual reports of our real money account for the last 3 months:

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