Archive for: January 2015

January 26, 2015

Sold April UWM Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 26 Jan 2015

I mentioned in my last post that I had a limit order in play for new UWM naked puts.  It took all of two and a half minutes of trading today for that order to hit.  While UWM was trading …

January 23, 2015

Sold DIS March Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 23 Jan 2015

I’ve been a steady fan of Disney (DIS) for a while and would have done better over the past year by buying shares rather than selling naked puts.  However, I know that the stock will stumble along its way higher again, …

January 16, 2015

Options Expiration – January 2015

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 16 Jan 2015

I had more option contracts make it all of the way to today’s expiration than I’ve had in a very long time.  Coming into the day, I had one DIS January $90 naked put ($285.51 profit), two UWM January $73 naked …

January 11, 2015

S&P 500 Chart – 3-Year View – January 9, 2015

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 11 Jan 2015

The chart below shows the monthly prices for the past three years on the S&P 500 Index ($SPX) after the index closed the week at 2,044.81 on January 9, 2015….

January 2, 2015

End of the Year Summary – 2014

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 02 Jan 2015

2014 was yet another great year to be an investor.  In a year that never saw a full 10% correction (but came very close once), investors didn’t have to try hard to have a good return for the year.  At …