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Keeping cash reserves is crucial to survival

Keeping cash reserves is crucial to survival

It all depends on your trading style, plan and strategy. If you are a long term investor buying dividend stocks for a long haul, it probably doesn’t matter if you use all your available cash. If you use margin however or trade options, I learned that it is a very important thing to maintain some Continue reading →

Why selling puts against dividend paying stocks is a win-win strategy

Why selling puts against dividend paying stocks is a win-win strategy

There is a simple answer to this question, but I will make it a bit longer and complicated. It may be difficult for novice investors to engage in options trading, because from everywhere around us we keep hearing how dangerous options are. Financial advisors of all sorts will tell you that options are very dangerous, Continue reading →

May 2014 results; should I have sold and ran away?

May 2014 results; should I have sold and ran away?

There is an old adage on Wall Street – “Sell in May and run away”. If you have done that, then you missed a nice returns overall as markets grew quite nice in May 2014. S&P 500 rose by nice 2.18% in May and closed near all-time high. What a blessing! Should I have sold Continue reading →

New Trade: Bull Put Spread: OCT14 MSFT

New Trade: Bull Put Spread: OCT14 MSFT

This is another test trade I am going to open on Monday if my price limit is met. It is a live test of my squeeze signal reading. Microsoft stock has experienced a strong squeeze lasting roughly a month and a half and recently it shot up to release the squeeze energy. Will this move Continue reading →

April 2014 review

April 2014 review

Another month has ended and I must admit it was a successful month although it started miserably. At the end my account ended up by whooping 7.74% (adjusted for contributions). Again, I had nice income made of dividends and collected options premiums. Once again, this month I focused primarily on increasing account value, meaning contributing 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 →

Trade exit – Gamestop (GME) put selling buyback (2.29% profit)

At the beginning of March, on March 13 to be exact, I sold a put contract against GameStop (GME) with 34 strike and April expiration. You can read a previous post about this trade in this location. Today the contract became worthless and I could buy it back for 5 dollars a contract without paying 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 →

New Trade – Taser Int. (TASR) and Realty Income (O) put selling

New Trade - Taser Int. (TASR) and Realty Income (O) put selling

As soon as I bought back a few of my put contracts (SWY and TASR) I released my maintenance cash and was allowed to open another trades. I was searching for new candidates for put selling and these days it became difficult to find some which would provide nice and juicy premiums. It is an Continue reading →