Microsoft Stock (MSFT)

Microsoft stock has been a star performer for more than 10 years. These articles look at the various trades and the strategies I have used over those years to earn double digit returns in MSFT stock.

Microsoft Stock (MSFT) String Of Trades For Nov 11 2016

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) String Of Trades For Nov 11 2016

A drop in Microsoft stock yesterday and today set up a string of trades in my account. Microsoft Stock 6 Month Daily Chart Microsoft Stock over the past 6 months has remained in an uptrend which while reasonably strong, does show signs of weariness. Momentum during the July and August period was far stronger than the momentum seen since the stock jumped to new highs in October. The chart below shows the Oct 20 earnings and the jump to just above $61. That left an…

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Ahead of Earnings – July 19 2016

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Ahead of Earnings – July 19 2016

I outlined on Sunday in me The Week Ahead article that I would be setting up a couple of trades before earnings were released today after the close. Here are the trades done in Microsoft Stock today along with an upcoming second trade for after earnings on Wednesday. Microsoft Stock Trade Alert – Ahead of Earnings To read the latest Microsoft Stock trade details FullyInformed Members can log in directly through this link or Members can sign into the full members site here. Non-members can…

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert – New Rung In The Put Selling Ladder Strategy

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert – New Rung In The Put Selling Ladder Strategy

The decline in Microsoft Stock is still continuing. Once earnings were announced the stock has continued to plunge and today is down 1.45% trading near $50.18. Selling Options For Income When selling options for income, the Put Selling Ladder Strategy is an ideal method to generate income while working to protect the capital in use. The Put Selling Ladder strategy is an effective way to gain above average returns when a big cap stock is falling, while still protecting the capital being used. I entered…

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert After Earnings – April 22 2016

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert After Earnings – April 22 2016

Microsoft Stock is being hammered today and in my opinion, the sell-off is overdone. Selling Options For Income When selling options for income, this type of sell-off is what I am always looking for. I entered a number of trades today in Microsoft stock. Here is the list. Microsoft Stock Trade Alerts After Earnings To read the latest Microsoft Stock trade details FullyInformed Members can log in directly through this link or Members can sign into the full members site here. Non-members can join here…

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert Heading Into Earnings – April 20 2016

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Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Trade Alert Heading Into Earnings – April 20 2016

One stock that could be volatile with its earnings release on Thursday is Microsoft Stock. Microsoft trades under the symbol MSFT on the NASDAQ. I have done a lot of trades in Microsoft Stock and have used the Put Selling Ladder strategy for most of them. For investors unaware of the Put Selling ladder strategy, this article outlines the strategy in detail. This latest trade is designed to take advantage of the volatility that often surrounds Microsoft Stock’s earnings release. Microsoft Stock Trade Alerts Ahead…

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Microsoft Stock – Morning Weakness Creates Trade Alert For April 4 2016

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Microsoft Stock – Morning Weakness Creates Trade Alert For April 4 2016

Earlier today I wrote about my plans for Microsoft Stock and the continuation of my Put Selling ladder strategy. With most of my positions now either expired or closed, it is time to get more trades open in Microsoft. For investors unaware of the Put Selling ladder strategy, this article outlines the strategy in detail. Microsoft Stock Trade Alerts: Apr 4 2016 To read the latest Microsoft Stock trade details FullyInformed Members can log in directly through this link or Members can sign into the…

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Microsoft Stock – Selling Options For Income For April 4 2016

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Microsoft Stock – Selling Options For Income For April 4 2016

Microsoft stock has done well since Steve Ballmer left as CEO. The company is continuing to grow its cloud business and eventually there may end up being only three or four major cloud providers in the world. Microsoft will definitely be one of them and I intend to continue selling options for income in Microsoft Stock. Microsoft Stock 10 Year Chart The 10 year chart for Microsoft Stock shows the distinctive, classic pattern of higher higher and higher lows that has developed particularly since 2012,…

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Microsoft Stock Rescuing A Put Selling Ladder Involves Understanding Its Flexibility and Risks – Investor Questions

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Microsoft Stock Rescuing A Put Selling Ladder Involves Understanding Its Flexibility and Risks – Investor Questions

The strategy I use for Microsoft Stock when selling puts, is the Put Selling Ladder. For investors unaware of the strategy this article lays out a good understanding of how this strategy works. Rescue Microsoft Stock Put Selling Ladder An investor on the members forum is having trouble with his Put Selling Ladder. Let’s look at his question and the approach he could consider to quickly repair this trade. I have also included additional information to possibly assist him and others in understanding the flexibility…

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Microsoft Stock Trade Alert for Feb 16 2016

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Microsoft Stock Trade Alert for Feb 16 2016

Microsoft certainly needs no introduction to any investor. This stock has been in my portfolio for over 2 decades. I started to trade the stock after the dot.com market crash and have enjoyed stellar returns annually. This trade was outlined on Feb 15 but part of the trade had to be adjusted today…….This trade strategy article in Microsoft Stock is for FullyInformed Members. Microsoft Stock Trade Alert for Feb 16 2016 To read the latest Microsoft Stock strategy article, FullyInformed Members can login directly through…

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Microsoft Stock Trades For 2016 Update – Feb 7 2016

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Microsoft Stock Trades For 2016 Update – Feb 7 2016

My Put Selling ladder strategy has been in use on Microsoft Stock since 2009. Trades have reached the point now where it will be tough to even have a rough bear market ruin this trade. Since starting the Put Selling Ladder Strategy I have been assigned shares only a few times. When assigned, the trade has lasted only for a very short time before shares were either sold or exercised away through covered calls. Through it all, the trades have grown my capital to where…

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Microsoft Stock Put Selling Ladder Strategy Update For 2016

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Microsoft Stock Put Selling Ladder Strategy Update For 2016

My Put Selling ladder strategy has been in use on Microsoft Stock since 2009. During that time, annual results have been double-digit. I will be continuing to use the Put Selling ladder throughout 2016. For those investors unaware of the Put Selling ladder strategy this article gives an outline of the strategy. Microsoft Stock and the Put Selling Ladder Strategy Microsoft Stock has been ideal for this strategy and with 2016 looking like it may become somewhat “bearish,” this article reviews the past year in…

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Microsoft Stock Trade Ahead of Earnings Returned 137% – Jan 29 2016

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Microsoft Stock Trade Ahead of Earnings Returned 137% – Jan 29 2016

Another trade entered ahead of earnings was in Microsoft stock. This trade was set up a bit different as I felt Microsoft would have a good move and probably more to the upside than down. Microsoft Stock Quarterly Results Jan 28 2016 Microsoft Revenue Drop But Earnings Up After hours on Thursday Jan 28 Microsoft reported a drop in overall revenue numbers from $26.47 billion in the same quarter last year to $23.8 billion this quarter but earnings per share jumped to 78 cents, which…

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Microsoft Stock Trade Alert Ahead of Earnings – Jan 28 2016

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Microsoft Stock Trade Alert Ahead of Earnings – Jan 28 2016

Another trade outlined this morning was in Microsoft Stock which reports earnings tonight after the markets closed.  At the start of January BMO Capital Markets changed their rating to overweight and placed a target at $64.00 for Microsoft Stock. The trade setup in Microsoft Stock is a bit different from some of the other trades I have recently done. The article outlines the trade and the change in strategy being employed……This trade alert in Microsoft Stock is for FullyInformed Members. Microsoft Stock Trade Alert Ahead…

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Microsoft Stock Upgrade By BMO Sets Up New Trade Opportunity – Jan 8 2016

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Microsoft Stock Upgrade By BMO Sets Up New Trade Opportunity – Jan 8 2016

Microsoft is down about 5% since the start of the year but a number of upgrades today for Microsoft stock is all that is needed to help push the stock to one of the better performers for today and hopefully will assist in keeping the stock up should the market sell lower next week. BMO Capital Markets changed their rating to overweight and placed a target at $64.00 for the stock. This trade strategy article is for FullyInformed Members. Microsoft Stock Upgrade By BMO Sets…

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Trade Alert – Put Selling Ladder Trade In Microsoft Stock for Nov 16 2015

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Trade Alert – Put Selling Ladder Trade In Microsoft Stock for Nov 16 2015

Microsoft Stock was listed in my market direction outlook yesterday as one of the trades for Monday. Here is the outline of the trade, strategy being used and next step in this trade to keep the Put Selling ladder generating income for my portfolio.. One of the more interesting and certainly easier strategies to implement is my Put Selling Ladder strategy. The three key ingredients needed for a successful Put Selling ladder strategy is patience, a high comfort level and a stock with strength and…

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