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Posted by Martin May 28, 2015

Nothing exciting before GDP data adjustment.

The market did exactly what I expected. It went down and later recovered the selling. But the recovery wasn’t strong enough to push the market higher, so it ended down. Tomorrow we will see GDP revised. This may be a market mover. Will it be taken positively or negatively by the investors? Normally, I would Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 28, 2015

If you sell a put against dividend stock, do you pay a dividend?

Recently, I got this question from a subscriber of mine. “Do you have to pay a dividend if you sell a put option against the dividend paying stock?” It is a good question and short answer to that is no, you do not pay the dividend. You are obliged to pay the dividend (its substitution) Continue reading →