Archive for: August 2017

August 18, 2017

Options Expiration – August 2018

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 18 Aug 2017

My four QQQ August $133 naked puts were the only August option contracts I had remaining by today’s expiration. They’ll expire worthless and I’ll have a realized gain of $805.54, but that doesn’t include the loss I took on the …

August 16, 2017

Sold QQQ and AAPL Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 16 Aug 2017

I’ve regretted not being invested in AAPL with every dollar it pushed higher for the past few months, but I stayed out with the expectation that it’d have a pull back offering a better opportunity. After missing the June and …

August 14, 2017

Closed DIS and WMT Naked Puts

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 14 Aug 2017

I closed two short puts today to free up some cash for what I hope to find in a better opportunity. I began with my DIS put that I reference in my YouTube video at the end …

August 1, 2017

End of the Month Summary – July 2017

Filed under: Finance - 01 Aug 2017

I had a decent month in July, but continue to trail the major indexes. The Dow gained 2.54% and the S&P 500 gained 1.93%. Technically, I’m over-invested now, but a few of my positions are far enough out of the …