December 2021 was the seventh month I traded options in the US market. I thought November 2021 was my worst month, well, it turned out that December 2021 was worse.

There were quite a number of unfavorable outcomes, such as: getting assigned early, clicking the wrong button (buy instead of sell), panic closing.

Part of me wanted to blame the change of daylight saving time as the cause of my misfortunes (trading hours start at 10.30pm Singapore time from Nov to March instead of 9.30pm, thus my brain was too tired to function), but another part of me knew the only one to blame is myself.

Without further ado, here’s my trading recap for December 2021.

Btw, you can read all of my previous options trading recaps here.

Summary of Trades Done in December 2021

I opened 17 positions and closed 16 positions. At the end of the month, there are 4 positions that I carried over to next month. My return is slightly 0.41% a