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Trade adjustment – Taser Int. (TASR) roll baby, roll

Time to roll this stock lower and farther away in time. TASR started its consolidation in these couple of days when it bounced from 10s back up to $11 level. It also reports earnings on July 30th before market opens. How will investors react to it? Will they like earnings or not? Will they send Continue reading →

Trade exits – TASR (+3.11%), AMZN (+9.54%), AAPL (+3.54%), FCX (+3.07%) Happy Friday Expiration

Trade exits - TASR (+3.11%), AMZN (+9.54%), AAPL (+3.54%), FCX (+3.07%) Happy Friday Expiration

This week trading was definitely something. It was erratic and crazy. I had some trades which were good, turned bad, ugly, and great again. All in one week! So what happened and what trades I had or could take off the table? Let’s take a review. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) – This was a great trade Continue reading →

New Trade – BUY SEP14 PUTS on TASR

New Trade - BUY SEP14 PUTS on TASR

Yesterday, I was thinking that if the weakness in TASR stock continues, I might be further taking advantage of it and offset losses on my put contracts. I decided to buy a put contract against TASR. When looking at the charts it is apparent that the selling took place and will be gaining more strength Continue reading →

New Trade & Rollover – SELL DEC14 CALLS & ROLL SEP14 PUTS on TASR

New Trade & Rollover - SELL DEC14 CALLS & ROLL SEP14 PUTS on TASR

Taser Int. (TASR) started trading day with a renewed sell off. It opened at $12.88, briefly raised to $13.02 a share and then continued sharply lower. Within an hour the stock dropped all the way down to $11.97 a share. Weakness I could see on my indicators along with the price action convinced me that Continue reading →

New Trade – SELL DEC14 CALLS on TASR

New Trade - SELL DEC14 CALLS on TASR

I have a few naked puts against Taser Inc. (TASR) which fell from $20 a share all the way down to $13. I had a few puts at 18 strike and was forced to roll the puts down all the way to 13 strike. Recently, the stock seemed to stop at $13 a share, but Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 02, 2014

TASER (TASR) sell off put the stock to oversold territory

TASER (TASR) sell off put the stock to oversold territory

The maker of electronic control devices (ECD) Taser Int. (TASR) has been punished by investors these last two days. If you are invested in this company, should you be worried, dump your stocks and run away or is this a great opportunity to add more shares? Taser existed as a company even when I was Continue reading →

New Trades, rollovers and adjustments (TASR, GG, CG,), speeding to early retirement

New Trades, rollovers and adjustments (TASR, GG, CG,), speeding to early retirement

As April is heading towards the end I decided to report the trades I made recently which I have failed to report due to my busy schedule at work. If you follow my blog, you may remember my desire to change the purpose of my accounts to different strategies. Thus my TD account is now Continue reading →

New Trade – Taser Int. (TASR) put selling

As soon as I closed my GME trade I opened a new trade against TASR. I wanted to open a trade still with April expiration, but I wasn’t able to find one which would bring me enough in premiums and be within my margin maintenance requirements. Well, my account is still small to trade freely Continue reading →

New Trades (GME, GLW, O, TASR) put selling – closing trades and opening new for average 8% profit

New Trades (GME, GLW, O, TASR) put selling - closing trades and opening new for average 8% profit

During March I made a few more trades which I haven’t reported due to lack of time. I decided to close a trade against Realty Income (O) where the option was traded at 0.05 per contract, so I bought the put option back. The return on investment for this trade was 8.58% ($316.00). This trade Continue reading →

Trade exit – Taser Int. (TASR) put option buy-back (14.94% profit)

Trade exit - Taser Int. (TASR) put option buy-back (14.94% profit)

This is a trade I forgot to report, so, I am doing so now. I had another put selling contract against TASR, which reached $5 or 0.05 per contract on March 4, 2014. Therefore it didn’t make sense waiting for expiration to get this option removed from my account as worthless. By buying back this Continue reading →