Archive for: February 2010

February 27, 2010

S&P 500 Chart – February 26, 2010

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 27 Feb 2010

I charted the S&P 500 ($SPX) after the markets closed on Friday, February 26, 2010 when the index closed at 1104.49.
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February 24, 2010

Opened Small UCO Position

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 24 Feb 2010

I thought UCO would dip a little more than it has, but the lower US dollar opened the door for higher oil prices and I decided to take a nibble.  I mentioned in my post yesterday that I would probably …

February 23, 2010

Sold NDAQ Option Strangle for April Expiration

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 23 Feb 2010

When my February options were expiring I wrote that I planned to jump right back in on a few of my positions, but by the time Monday rolled around I started having second thoughts.  I entered a limit order to sell new …

February 20, 2010

Dow Jones Chart – Stopped at 2 Lines of Resistance

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 20 Feb 2010

I charted the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU, DJIA, $DJI) after the markets closed on Friday, February 19, 2010 when it finished the week at 10,402.35

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February 19, 2010

Rolling Options on INTC Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Feb 2010

I sold February INTC Puts last month and took a realized gain on the options this afternoon.  I considered buying my February puts back and leaving it at that, but decided I could take a …

February 18, 2010

Options Expiration – February 2010

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Feb 2010

I let this week slide by without making any real attempt to open any new positions.  The only order I entered was for ORCL March options, but left my limit price too high and ORCL only went up which left it …

February 13, 2010

S&P 500 Chart – Resistance at 1080

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 13 Feb 2010

I charted the S&P 500 ($SPX) after the markets closed on Friday, February 12, 2010 when it finished the week at 1,075.21.//

February 10, 2010

Added to SSO Position

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 10 Feb 2010

A few weeks ago I opened a small SSO position with the idea that if it went up I’d just pocket the profit and move on and if it went against me (which it did) I wouldn’t …

February 7, 2010

S&P 500 Chart – February 5, 2010

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 07 Feb 2010

I charted the S&P 500 (SPX) after the markets closed on Friday, February 5, 2010 with the SPX at 1,066.19.//

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