Archive for: June 2013

June 30, 2013

MidCap 400 Chart – Not Out of The Woods Yet

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 30 Jun 2013

I charted the daily prices for the past three months on the MidCap 400 index ($MID.X, S&P 400) after the index closed at 1,160.82 on Friday, June 28, 2013, the last trading day of the week, month and quarter.

The 20-dma acted …

June 23, 2013

Dow Jones Chart – Now What

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 23 Jun 2013

I charted the daily prices for the past six months on the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJIA, $INDU, $DJI, the Dow) after the index closed for the week at 14,799.40 on Friday, June 21, 2013….

June 21, 2013

Options Expiration – June 2013

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 21 Jun 2013

The only options I had left going into today were on QCOM and it was just two of the same contract.  My two QCOM June $65 covered calls expired worthless and left me with a full profit on the $381.82 …

June 11, 2013

Exited EEM

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 11 Jun 2013

Short and simple – I had to cut my losses on the emerging market ETF (EEM).  EEM has been dropping steadily for a few weeks.  I should’ve closed my position earlier, but didn’t.  Finally, I bit the bullet and dumped …

June 9, 2013

$SPX Chart – June 7, 2013

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 09 Jun 2013

I charted the daily prices for the past six months on the S&P 500 index ($SPX) after the index closed at 1,643.38 on Friday, June 7, 2013.

After the Williams %R indicator raised red flags two weeks ago, the selling pushed the …

June 7, 2013

Jumped in with SSO Again

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 07 Jun 2013

I got caught wishing and wanting this morning.  Once the S&P 500 (SPX) started moving south a couple of weeks ago, I was counting on a little better correction than we saw.  I was wishing for a better dip because …

June 5, 2013

Deeper in with QCOM

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 05 Jun 2013

I like days like today.  The market is down more than 1.3% and my account is down less than half a percent.  I’m running like this because oil is up (although it’s off its highs) and my short options aren’t …

June 3, 2013

End of Month Summary – May 2013

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 03 Jun 2013

May looked like it was going to be a great month for me as equities of all shapes and sizes rose nicely.  However, I hit a snag with my growing oil position as prices dropped again late in the month. …

June 2, 2013

Dow Jones Chart – Has the Correction Started?

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 02 Jun 2013

I charted the daily prices for the past six months on the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJIA, $INDU, $DJI, the Dow) after the index closed for the week at 15,115.57 on Friday, May 31, 2013….