Archive for: June 2009

June 30, 2009

2009 Stock Picks – Q2 Review

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 30 Jun 2009

We’re half way through our small group of bloggers’ contest for the four best stock picks of 2009.  I’m still pulling in a solid last place, but have begun my comeback from a distant last at the …

June 27, 2009

NASDAQ 100 Index (NDX) Chart – June 26, 2009

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 27 Jun 2009

I charted the NASDAQ 100 Index ($NDX.X) on Friday, June 26, 2009 when it closed at $1,480.20 for the week.  While I’m still not able to get on the bull band wagon for most of the indices, the NASDAQ 100 has …

June 26, 2009

Account Clean-Up

Filed under: Finance - 26 Jun 2009

After making only one option trade to start the week off I finally got around to some account house cleaning this week which was overdue.  I’ve been sitting on a large portion of my account in …

June 23, 2009

Looking for More Profit from NASDAQ (NDAQ)

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 23 Jun 2009

I’ve been coming back to the NDAQ well for more profits ever since I picked them as one of my 2009 stock picks at the beginning of the year.  They are actually down from when I …

Recent Mortgage Rate Changes – Video

Filed under: Finance - 23 Jun 2009

Here’s a four minute video from my mortgage broker Greg Spencer from SCMG on Friday June 19, 2009.  It’s worth watching to hear his opinion of what’s moving rates right now.  I’ve used Greg three times with …

June 21, 2009

S&P 500 Chart – June 19, 2009

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 21 Jun 2009

I drew this year to date (YTD) of the S&P 500 (SPX.X) chart after Friday’s close when it was finished the week at $921.23.  I might have gotten a little line crazy on it and hope you can still see where …

June 19, 2009

Moved MON and SLB Options to July Expiration

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Jun 2009

I only had three options finish in the money today (one on MON and two on SLB) and made changes to both positions to give me more downside cushion and increase my chances for a bigger profit by the end of the …

June 18, 2009

Sold IWM July 52 Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Jun 2009

As I’ve sat on the sidelines with most of my cash idle for the past few months I’ve missed out on a lot of the rally.  I decided I should make an attempt at putting a little more money at …

Stock Picks – June 2009

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Jun 2009

In a comment of a post last week Ronan from Invest Using Options gave us a few of his recent stock picks.  This gave me the idea of starting a recurring …

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