Jan 2019 Update Image P2P

January 2019 has been the best month so far for my new P2P Lending Portfolio! £966.43 in monthly income. That doesn’t include cashback bonus

Paper Money

QUESTION 1 – “Why do you prefer to work with USD and not GBP or even EUR? Is it because of the Bonds, Stocks and Reits you choose?”

ANSWER – There are a few reasons:

1. The first is that I lived in the USA for many years so most of my assets are in US Dollars as that’s how I was paid. I haven’t seen any reason to change that as of yet.

TLT Wolfe Wave Jan 2019

Towards the end of the last post on Wolfe Waves back in December, we identified a weekly bullish Wolfe Wave in the TLT (Long Term US Treasury Bond ETF). The wave completed just last week, then interestingly enough, turned back down. If you would have gone by the WW rules and got out at the target line, that would have been around a 10 point profit.

Bully Up

As expected, December was a very volatile month in the US markets. We saw the biggest point loss in the Dow on a Christmas Eve ever, then we saw the biggest point gain ever on the day after Christmas.

December 2018 P2P Update

December was an interesting month. I decided to exit Zopa and distribute the capital to other lenders. You can read in more detail why I decided to do this further down in the Zopa section of the update. I also added some more information to the table and charts section giving more information on income and XIRR calculations, as well as adding income graphs for each lender.

VTI_Wolfe Wave 17-12-18 Target Hit! Image

On the 9th of December I posted about a potential bearish wave in the S&P 500 & VTI ETF. Yesterday (17-12-18) it hit the target line exactly in Both!

Bulls & Bears Image

The US market has bounced back a bit due to a rumor that the US and China were about to agree a trade deal. We’ll see what happens there.

Bullish Wolfe Wave from Bill Wolfe.jpg

I noticed a bearish Wolfe Wave that looked like it was about to reach point 5. I continued to watch, and sure enough it looks like it may hit the target line!

P2P Portfolio Update Image

Peer to Peer Lending Portfolio Update for November 2018 The update for November 2018 is a little late this month. I was away traveling in Spain with some friends for a week so I didn’t get the time to provide the full update. I did however update the portfolio returns so they are still accurate

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  Wolfe Waves Many years ago when I was still finding my feet with investments and looking to “get rich quick”, I took an interesting trading course by a gentleman called Bill Wolfe on an investment strategy called “Wolfe Waves” (named after himself obviously).  It is similar to the Elliott Wave Theory, however much easier

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