Archive for: November 2015

November 30, 2015

Sold TLT February Naked Calls

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 30 Nov 2015

I’ve been trying to sell more TLT naked calls for more than a week, but my limit orders wouldn’t hit before they expired.  I decided to make another run at it today while TLT was up a little for the …

November 24, 2015

Sold DIS January Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 24 Nov 2015

One of the advantages of following just a few stocks closely is that you get to know their behavior.  While I don’t claim to be able to forecast every move that DIS makes, certain set-ups do create fairly predictable price …

November 20, 2015

Options Expiration – November 2015

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 20 Nov 2015

It’s weird to think January options expiration is only eight weeks away.  Before that, we had November’s expiration today.  I came into today with four different options expiring, two on DIS, one on IWM and one on FEZ.

I said I …

November 6, 2015

Sold TLT January Naked Calls

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 06 Nov 2015

I’ve been waiting to sell January naked calls on TLT until after I closed out my November calls.  Finally, at the opening bell, while TLT was trading at $119.48, my long-standing limit order hit and I bought to close 10 …

November 2, 2015

End of the Month Summary – October 2015

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

Like every bull invested in the stock market, I had a fantastic month in October.  It was hard not to have a good month when stocks had their best month out of the past four years with the S&P 500 adding …