Archive for: December 2015

December 21, 2015

Taking Profits on IWM and SPY

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 21 Dec 2015

As expected, stocks rose this morning and then faded.  I expected the fade to come later in the day or maybe even tomorrow.  When I saw sellers coming in to take over the bulls’ fun, I decided it was time …

December 18, 2015

Options Expiration – December 2015

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

Today’s option expiration was easy.  It wasn’t fun, but was certainly easy since I didn’t have to do anything outside of see my balance drop again.  I thought my SPY covered call might get assigned by the end of the …

December 3, 2015

Closed TLT December Naked Calls

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 03 Dec 2015

What’s cool is that the S&P 500 is down 32 points (1.55%) as I write this and my account is up over $1,000 for the day.

The limit order I had on my TLT December naked calls hit today.  While TLT …

December 1, 2015

End of the Month Summary – November 2015

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

Even with the S&P 500 finishing November almost dead flat, I had another great month.  General time decay on my options, especially on TLT, helped my account do so well in addition to small and mid-cap stocks outperforming larger stocks. …