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Trade adjustment – Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (KOG) new covered call

Trade adjustment - Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (KOG) new covered call

The previous February covered call for Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp expired worthless leaving me with maximum profit of $52 per contract (5.47%; 3% annualized profit). Since the option expired worthless I am allowed to sell another contract against the same stock. I did sell another covered call this morning and collected another $60 per Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 15, 2013

Expiration Friday – (KOG) and (TASR)

Expiration Friday - (KOG) and (TASR)

Today is expiration Friday and I have two covered calls expiring tomorrow leaving me with maximum profit. The call options expire and on Monday I can sell another set of covered calls as long as the stock will be called away. The stocks with expiring call options are Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp and TASER Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 27, 2013

Trade Adjustment – Taser Inc. (TASR) covered call

Trade Adjustment - Taser Inc. (TASR) covered call

Today, after some thinking I decided to sell a covered call against the additional 100 shares I bought earlier. See the adjustment here.     Here are the trade details: Bought 100 shares TASR: $6.90 Strike: $7.50 Sold 1 Covered Call: $0.45 Total Purchase: $645.00 Commissions: $8.78 Total purchase: $643.78     Expected Option Assignment: Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 10, 2013

New trade – TASER International Inc (TASR) covered call

Another trade – covered call I decided to add to my portfolio. TASER International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells electronic control devices (ECD) for use in the law enforcement, military, corrections, private security, and personal defense markets. Analysts are bullish on this stock with the target from $10 – $11 per share. The stock is Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 08, 2013

New trade – Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (KOG) covered call

New trade - Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (KOG) covered call

Another company I decided to add to my options portfolio is Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation. Kodiak is focused on the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas in the United States. Kodiak now looks to develop its robust portfolio of assets. The energy company plans to grow production 80% year over year Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 04, 2013

New trade – MBIA Inc (MBI) covered call

A few days ago when I was considering entering my DMD trade I came across MBIA company as a potential covered call candidate. I read about that company and the news I could find were discouraging. MBIA was fighting with Bank of America about some insurance claim accusing each other from fraud. At some point Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee December 30, 2012

My DMD covered call and fiscal cliff?

Recently I opened a covered call position in DMD using a total return approach, which means that I am expecting and want the stock being called away. I used a low priced stock, since that would provide a higher return than higher priced stock when using small account (or small amount of money available). I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 27, 2012

New trade – Demand Media Inc (DMD) covered call

Last week I took a position in Demand Media Inc (DMD) and wrote a covered call (buy-write), but posting it now (during Christmas time I didn’t want to post anything). This position was taken as a total-return trade, meaning that I want the stock being called away. Here are some details on the trade: 12/24/2012 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 23, 2011

Agribusiness ETF (MOO) a long term trade with income stream

In many of my previous posts I mentioned that I like my investments to create income, which can be used for further investments. There is an ETF which can provide this opportunity. It is Agrobusiness ETF (MOO) and it trades in a channel and it touched its lower boundary of the range. It is highly Continue reading →