Archive for: September 2015

September 23, 2015

Sold Calls on TLT, DIS and IWM

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 23 Sep 2015

I was able to bring in $2,069.17 in premiums today by selling calls on TLT, DIS and IWM and rolling my DIS naked put higher.  The TLT calls are naked, meaning I don’t have any shares I’m covering.  The DIS …

September 18, 2015

Options Expiration – September 2015

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Sep 2015

I had three options expire today.  Two of the three options will be assigned and one finished with a full profit.  My one SPY September $215 put finished deep in the money, as did my one MDY September $280 put.  My …

September 9, 2015

Sold TLT October Naked Calls

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 09 Sep 2015

Today looked like it was going to continue how it ended yesterday – with the bull market regaining its footing.  That’s not how it played out and it didn’t take long to see the tide was turning.  I did nothing in …

September 4, 2015

Sold IWM January Hedge

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 04 Sep 2015

When I saw the market sell-off again this morning, I saw it as an opportunity.  I was already planning to sell my IWM hedge, but realized I could raise my limit order and make a better profit than originally planned. …

September 3, 2015

Closed SPY Hedge for March 2016

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 03 Sep 2015

I entered a limit order this morning to sell my hedges on SPY and IWM if we saw another price drop over the next two weeks.  The S&P 500 was up by more than 20 points at the time and …

September 1, 2015

Sold OTM DIS Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance - 01 Sep 2015

Yesterday, I mentioned that I was planning to sell a new naked put on Disney (DIS) if the share price came down some more.  When I saw the futures were down so much this morning, I raised my asking price from …

End of the Month Summary – August 2015

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

As crazy as August was, I came out relatively OK.  I lost money on paper, but not much compared to what it looked like it would be two Monday’s ago.  I’m crushing the major indexes for the year-to-date and for …