Archive for: September 2017

September 15, 2017

Options Expiration – September 2017

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 15 Sep 2017

Short and sweet today – I only had one position left to expire today, two XLF September $24 naked puts. XLF is trading around $24.73 as I write this post mid-afternoon. Too bad I didn’t sell more than two contracts. …

September 14, 2017

Rolled ADI Naked Put to December

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 14 Sep 2017

My September ADI put was nearly worthless and with option expiration Friday being tomorrow, I decided to go ahead and roll my naked put to December and start over with it. While ADI was trading at $82.91, I sold bought …

September 12, 2017

Rolled MDY Naked Put from September to December

Filed under: Finance - 12 Sep 2017

Before I get to today’s trades, let me know how many of you watched the iPhone 8 and iPhone X announcements today and if you think the sales will be as strong as expected. I’m still short an AAPL October …

September 11, 2017

Closed IWM September Naked Put

Filed under: Finance - 11 Sep 2017

The order I placed last week to close my IWM September naked put hit this morning. I placed the order to eke out a few dollars profit, but ended up doing better as IWM gapped higher at the open. While …

September 6, 2017

Sold IWM October Naked Put

Filed under: Finance,Stock Picks - 06 Sep 2017

I was focused on my other taxable account today, but was doing my research on Interactive Brokers’ platform, where keep this account. When I decided on my trade, I made it in this account I blog about instead of my …

September 1, 2017

End of the Month Summary – August 2017

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 01 Sep 2017

I pulled out a slight gain in August. The Dow only gained 0.26% and the S&P 500 only edged up 0.05%. I took some risk off as my August options expired and haven’t replaced everything yet. I missed a good …