Archive for: January 2017

January 30, 2017

How to Use My Naked Puts Spreadsheet

Filed under: Finance - 30 Jan 2017

I posted a new video this afternoon on how to use my naked puts spreadsheet. This spreadsheet compares naked put option choices.¬†My videos will show this spreadsheet whenever I write naked puts and figured it made sense to get this …

January 27, 2017

What is an Option?

Filed under: Beginners,Finance - 27 Jan 2017

I posted my first YouTube video this morning. You can view it below or directly on my new YouTube channel.

It’s not really catered to regular My Trader’s Journal readers since you all know these basic points, but I figured …

January 23, 2017

Options Expiration – January 2017

Filed under: Finance - 23 Jan 2017

I had no options expire on Friday, but did find the time to open my new account with Interactive Brokers on Friday so I can get back to regular trading with a full balance again.

I mailed my check for the …

January 11, 2017

Sold DIS Covered Call for February

Filed under: Finance - 11 Jan 2017

Disney ($DIS) is the only stock I have in my account right now and have been trying to decide if I should exit with a loss or hold on for a gain. I chose the latter and plan to make …

January 8, 2017

Dow Jones Chart – January 6, 2017

Filed under: Finance,Indices,Stock Charts - 08 Jan 2017

The chart below shows the daily prices for the past three months on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (aka $DJIA, $INDU, $DJI) after the index closed for the week at 19,963.80 on Friday,¬†January 6, 2017….

January 3, 2017

End of the Year Summary – 2016

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 03 Jan 2017

December was another strong month for me in a year that ended with a loss in my account. The way I traded TLT (without hedges) forced me to take losses when the market temporarily dipped even though my longer-term outlook …