Archive for: May 2015

May 15, 2015

Options Expiration – May 2015

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 15 May 2015

I’ve been looking forward to today’s expiration for a while.  Today is the day I finally get to close my TLT shorts and realize the gain that’s been building up.  I’ve taken some of the gains along the way through …

May 8, 2015

Sold TLT Naked Calls Again

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 08 May 2015

When TLT started its steep decline last week I started to get comfortable with the idea that my short position would finally be closed at next week’s May option expiration.  I’m short 700 shares of TLT and have covered puts at the …

May 1, 2015

End of the Month Summary – April 2015

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 01 May 2015

April was a good month for me.  I came out much better than the broad indexes and owe most of that to TLT moving in my favor finally and a small amount to my couple of hedges that moved to …