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Posts Tagged With 'options strategy'

Selling naked puts and calls – managing an ugly trade into a winner

This is a chart a user named KubaW created and posted on StockTwits. I asked him based on what he believed that what he drew would rally happen and that his drawing was just a coloring book for kids and had no predictive value. My comment sparked rage from him and his ass-lickers who typically Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 29, 2016

Put selling against dividend paying stocks strategy: sold (ESV) April puts

Taking on the damage control from trading SPX spreads. I tried hard to get into SPX trading but I wasn’t able to make any profit. I actually lost everything I ever made selling puts against dividend stocks. I am not saying that I will never trade SPX again. Never say never. I might go back Continue reading →

Options trading strategy adjustment

Three years ago I started trading options. I started with covered calls first, later moved to selling naked puts. Was I successful? Yes and no. I made money and I lost money. My trading was like a roller coaster. Euphoria was replaced with deep disappointment and anger when I doubled my account in one season Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 19, 2011

Is Mercadolibre (MELI) breaking down? Let’s protect it!

Is Mercadolibre (MELI) breaking down? Let's protect it!

I have a long stock position in Mercadolibre. Last Friday the stock seemed to break down from a narrow consolidation sideway range trend which occurred after a large runaway gap. Normally this would be a healthy move, but at the market environment like these days, the market can drag this stock down. This break was Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 03, 2011

Potash Corp (POT) diagonal Spread

Another trade I am planning to take is a long term diagonal spread on Potash Corporation (POT). The stock recently (on multi-year chart) had run to a multiyear high at the beginning of 2011 and then it corrected down to around $45 a share. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. produces and sells fertilizers and related Continue reading →