Archive for: June 2008

June 30, 2008

What I Own Right Now

Filed under: Account Summary - 30 Jun 2008

I updated my current stock and option portfolio page with my current positions and will update my month end results at the end of business today.  If all of my July naked puts are assigned I’d …

June 29, 2008

S&P 500 Chart – June 27, 2008

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 29 Jun 2008

Last week I charted the Dow Jones and said the break of the trend line was a bearish indicator.  The only hope would be that …

June 27, 2008

Sold MON Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 27 Jun 2008

This is turning into a recurring theme for me.  Instead of finding new stocks to trade on, I’m going back to previous winners and trading again.  This time I came back to Monsanto (MON) to try to squeeze out another …

Sold New VIP Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 27 Jun 2008

Just after 3:00 pm yesterday my order to sell VIP naked puts hit.  While VIP was trading at $29.32 I sold two VIP August naked puts (VIQTF) and received $438.50 after commissions.  I raised my limit order during the day …

June 26, 2008

Sold New NVDA Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 26 Jun 2008

It’s been more than 30 days since I took my loss on NVDA.  That allows me to avoid the wash rule and get back in to trying to pull out a profit on it.  If I had gotten right back …

June 25, 2008

Sold new CELG Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 25 Jun 2008

I bought back the CELG naked put I had for last week’s June option expiration.  I would have done better to let it get assigned and then either sold the stock for a profit (trading at 61.30 now at 1:41 …

June 24, 2008

Staying Cautious

Filed under: Finance,Stock Charts - 24 Jun 2008

I’ve only made one trade for August options expiration and that was a covered call.  I just can’t find the stocks I want to sell naked puts on.  I have one limit order in to sell naked puts on NVDA again.  …

June 23, 2008

Sold Covered Calls on VIP Shares

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 23 Jun 2008

Since I bought my covered calls back on VIP on Friday, I wanted to cover them with new calls today as soon as I saw VIP wasn’t heading up again yet.  I bought my calls back with the hopes that VIP would …

June 22, 2008

Dow Jones ($DJI) Chart – June 20, 2008

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 22 Jun 2008

When I first charted the Dow Jones Industrial Average, aka DJIA (ticker: $DJI) this morning I looked at the three month daily chart to see how bad the short term looked.  I missed charting last week, but would have pointed out …

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