Archive for: September 2014

September 29, 2014

Sold BABA Naked Put

Filed under: Finance - 29 Sep 2014

Options on Alibaba (BABA) started trading today and I decided to jump in while the volatility was still high and the option premiums are rich.  While BABA was trading at $89.04, I sold one BABA November $80 naked put for $1.76 …

September 16, 2014

Rolled September MDY Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 16 Sep 2014

Only about 22 minutes of open trading time passed between when I wrote that I had an order in place to roll my MDY put from September to December to when my order hit.  The time span happened to carry …

September 15, 2014

Closed Some September Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 15 Sep 2014

While FEZ was trading at $40.92, I bought to close my two FEZ September $40 naked puts for $0.10 each and paid $21.58 including $1.58 in commission.  I entered this order late last week and it hit in the first …

September 8, 2014

Sold BA November Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 08 Sep 2014

Sometimes, I make good trades and sometimes I make bad trades.  I rarely know which it’ll be within the first week after the trade.  I made a new trade today that I’ll be wondering about for weeks to come, but I …

September 2, 2014

End of the Month Summary – August 2014

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 02 Sep 2014

August was a good month for me.  I started to write that it was “fantastic” since I hit a new monthly closing high for 2014 in this account, but then I just noticed how much better the broader indexes did.  It …