Archive for: August 2016

August 31, 2016

Rolled Sept TLT Covered Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 31 Aug 2016

I have two legs of TLT September covered puts and decided I needed to roll some of them today. I meant to do this earlier, but have been focused on my work in client accounts more than my personal trading.

While …

August 19, 2016

Options Expiration – August 2016

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 19 Aug 2016

I had no options expire today, but did roll one of my legs of TLT covered puts. I also considered selling covered calls on my long (MDY, IWM, and DIS) positions finally, but couldn’t pull the trigger. The upside …

August 1, 2016

End of the Month Summary – July 2016

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 01 Aug 2016

I had another bad month in July. TLT was the main cause of my paper losses with $3,789.73 of lost value during July. DIS lost another $116.00 for me, but my IWM and MDY long positions returned more than $2,400 …