Archive for: November 2009

November 29, 2009

Dow Jones Chart – Support at the 20 DMA

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 29 Nov 2009

I charted the Dow Jones Industrial Average (aka $DJI, DJIA, INDU, the Dow) after the markets closed on Friday, November 27, 2009 when the Dow finished the week at 10,309.92.
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November 27, 2009

NDAQ Naked Puts Redux

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 27 Nov 2009

The day after I closed my NDAQ position before my November options expired, NDAQ had a huge day gaining almost 5% intraday.  I regretted my timing of having to exit my position to move the cash to my new account, …

November 25, 2009

Sold UCO December 12 Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 25 Nov 2009

After closing my UCO position last week to move my account to IB, UCO dropped more than a dollar.  Call it skill or luck, but I’m happy I timed that right.  Now …

November 22, 2009

S&P 500 Chart – Getting Tired?

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 22 Nov 2009

I charted the S&P 500 ($SPX.X) after the markets closed on Friday, November 20, 2009 when the SPX finished the week at 1,091.38.
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November 20, 2009

Options Expiration – November 2009

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 20 Nov 2009

One of the biggest decisions to make when selling options is picking the right strike price. What’s considered the right strike price isn’t a one size fits all.  Some investors (I’m saying “investors”, not “traders” because I don’t look at my …

November 19, 2009

Closed NDAQ and UCO Naked Puts

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

To speed up the clean up of my TD Ameritrade account before I close it I decided to close a couple of my positions early.  Depending if today’s broad market drop continues through tomorrow I might have to buy back …

November 16, 2009

I’m Ditching TD Ameritrade

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 16 Nov 2009

I’ve been a customer of TD Ameritrade (AMTD) since 1999 and have liked their services and interface enough to stick around all this time and pay higher commissions than I could’ve gotten elsewhere. I tried Interactive Brokers (IBKR) a few …

November 15, 2009

6 Month DJIA Chart – November 13, 2009

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 15 Nov 2009

I charted the daily price action of the past six months for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA or ticker: $DJI) after the markets closed on Friday the 13th, 2009 when it closed at 10,270.47.
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November 13, 2009

Carnival of Financial Planning

This week has the honor of hosting the Carnival of Financial Planning, The Best Personal Financial Planning and Personal Investment Articles this Week from Personal Finance Blogs.

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Welcome to the November 13, 2009 Edition #115 of the Carnival …

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