Archive for: June 2015

June 19, 2015

Options Expiration – June 2015

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Jun 2015

I had another profitable options expiration in June.  After making trades in each of the past three days, I added one more trade today to replace the only option contract I had not already dealt with earlier in the week. …

June 18, 2015

Sold Calendar Spread to Roll IWM Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Jun 2015

I timed my DIS trade well yesterday since DIS jumped $1.73 today, after I raised my strike $5.00.  I wish I had timed my IWM trade that well too.  I made the trade today, but would’ve done better yesterday, before …

June 17, 2015

Rolled DIS June Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 17 Jun 2015

I missed opportunities through most of last week to roll my DIS naked put while DIS was below my strike, but I figured I’d gain more on the underlying stock’s growth through the intrinsic value than I’d lose in extrinsic …

June 16, 2015

Sold TLT July Call Spread

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 16 Jun 2015

After peaking at the end of May, TLT had been on a steady slide until last week when it finally found some footing and reversed course.  I watched during the nearly two-week slide and wished I had sold more naked …

June 11, 2015

Rolled June IWM Naked Put to August

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 11 Jun 2015

My account is getting to the point where I start to get nervous.  I’ve already hit my goal for the year.  My balance broke above $110,000 this morning and I’m worried a correction is due.  On the other hand, we …

June 1, 2015

End of the Month Summary – May 2015

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

I turned in another good month in May and improved on my lead over all the major indexes for the year-to-date again.  NASDAQ is the only major index I’m trailing for the past 12 months.  While the S&P 500 gained …