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Posted by Martin March 20, 2013

New Trade – Micron Technology Inc (MU) covered call

New Trade - Micron Technology Inc (MU) covered call

The Micron Technology Inc covered call order executed this morning. This is another trade utilizing a total return strategy. That means that I want the stock to be called away at expiration or even better be assigned prematurely. If assigned, either early or at expiration, I will realize a nice gain. If not assigned, i Continue reading →

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 13, 2013

New Trade – Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) put selling

New Trade - Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) put selling

When I sold ARR today morning I quickly scanned my watch list for replacement. I must admit that this time I was looking for high yielding stocks, closer to 10% yield with a decent dividend growth and dividend paying history. I think Pitney Bowes Inc. perfectly fits my needs. It is a long-term dividend payer.