Archive for: November 2007

November 29, 2007

Time to Play With Gamestop (GME)?

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 29 Nov 2007

A friend of mine shot me an email yesterday to tell me he was getting in on Gamestop Corp. (GME).  I asked why and he surprised me by having an actual answer. (This is my friend who says “You have …

November 28, 2007

Big Day

Filed under: Finance - 28 Nov 2007

Today has certainly been a nice one across the markets, but I’m not jumping back in full throttle yet.  In fact, I don’t plan to open any new positions until we can see if this is anything other than a dead cat …

November 26, 2007

The Boeing (BA) Flight Continues

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 26 Nov 2007

Within five minutes of me selling a naked call on BA it rose. I managed to sell at the absolute bottom.  I haven’t had such bad luck on a series of transactions in years, …

November 25, 2007

Dow Jones ($INDU) Chart – November 23, 2007

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 25 Nov 2007

Just a few trading days ago I wrote about the upcoming 10% correction for the DJIA.  We got that this week and then a few extra points past it to solidify the point and rebounded as …

November 21, 2007

Baring it all on BA

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 21 Nov 2007

I’m getting naked on my BA calls.  I own 100 shares of Boeing (BA) already and have sold one covered call on it.  A couple of minutes ago, when BA was trading at 86.96 I sold another call, this one …

Saving Money on Car Service

Filed under: Life's Expenses - 21 Nov 2007

Since my wife starts her new job within two weeks we are both trying to get all the little things done in our lives that take away from the focus and attention she’ll have to devote to that for a …

November 20, 2007

Answering Reader’s Questions

Filed under: Beginners,Finance,Readers' Posts - 20 Nov 2007

I exchange emails with readers on a fairly regular basis and occasionally try to move the conversation to a blog post.  One of the newer readers and commenters, Josh, sent me a few good questions that made me think.  So, I figured I’d …

November 19, 2007

All Stocks Sold or Covered with Calls: DOX, GM, MRO, CAT, MOT

Filed under: Beginners,Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Nov 2007

I am caught up once again.  I dealt with all of my problem children within the first hour of trading this morning. 

I sold all of my DOX shares at 32.47.  I won’t …

To Cover or Not to Cover with Call Options

Filed under: Beginners,Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Nov 2007

Have you ever been to a fun funeral?  I went to one in college that was fun.  The mother of an ex-girlfriend of mine died and I drove from Athens, GA to Charlotte, NC with three of her girl friends.  …

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