Archive for: April 2018

April 20, 2018

Options Expiration – April 2018

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Stock Picks - 20 Apr 2018

I came into today’s options expiration with only two naked puts in place, one AAPL April $165 naked put and one NFLX April $235 naked put. APPL was nearly $14 out of the money earlier this week, but got hit …

April 6, 2018

SPY Chart – 3 Years Weekly Prices

Filed under: Finance - 06 Apr 2018

The chart below shows the weekly prices for the past three years on SPY, the SPDR ETF that tracks the S&P 500 Index, after closing the week at $259.72 on April 6, 2018….

April 2, 2018

Month End Summary – March 2018

Filed under: Account Summary,Finance,Indices - 02 Apr 2018

My account value dropped again in March, but less than the major indexes. The gains I took on a few of my options, ADI, IWM, TLT, and GS helped cut my losses as did my far out of the money …