Archive for: March 2014

March 23, 2014

DJIA Chart – What Now?

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 23 Mar 2014

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 16,302.77 on Friday, March 21, 2014.

The DJIA is still slightly below its …

March 21, 2014

Sold XLF Naked Puts ITM

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 21 Mar 2014

Almost two and a half months ago, I mentioned that I was considering a bullish spread on XLF, the Financial Select Sector Spider.  It was trading around $22.00 that day.  Before I placed an order over the next week, it …

March 18, 2014

Rolled Ford Puts from March to May

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Mar 2014

Ford (F) hasn’t quite behaved like I expected it to yet, but I still see some potential left in it or at least a good way to make money if it doesn’t sink much more.  F fell as low as …

March 3, 2014

End of Month Summary – February 2014

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 03 Mar 2014

The bull market showed it isn’t dead yet during February as the markets recovered (at least the main indexes did, except for the Dow) from recent lows and moved into positive territory.  I maintained my lead over the indexes for the year-to-date, but …