Archive for: November 2013

November 27, 2013

Sold February SPY Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 27 Nov 2013

In my update yesterday, I said I was considering buying shares of SPY and placing a trailing stop limit to exit on a dip.  After thinking of that plan a little longer, I decided that didn’t make a lot of …

November 26, 2013

Taking Profits: SSO & QCOM

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 26 Nov 2013

It’s getting harder and harder for me to find trades I want to make.  The best trades I saw today were to close a couple of my aging options that had little value left in them.  I’ll try to add …

November 17, 2013

Options Expiration – November 2013

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance - 17 Nov 2013

I forgot to get a post up on Friday for options expiration.  Thanks to the rising prices in equities, I had already rolled all of my November options for a profit before Friday.  I would’ve made more money by leaving …

November 7, 2013

Sold FEZ February Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 07 Nov 2013

I entered a limit order on FEZ naked puts two days ago in the hopes FEZ would take one more step lower before recovering.  FEZ started to climb soon after I entered the order and I thought my chances weren’t …

November 5, 2013

Rolled DIS Puts – Out and Up

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 05 Nov 2013

I think I’m going to have to change the way I blog.  This thought process has been building for a couple of months and today I figured I’d mention it.  Since I started this blog, I’ve blogged my trades on …

November 1, 2013

End of Month Summary – October 2013

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 01 Nov 2013

October was another good month for me.  It wasn’t great, but I did well and reached my second goal of hitting $120,000 before the end of the year.  As recently as mid-day yesterday, my account balance was still over $120,000. …