Rescue and Repair Strategies

Target Stock (TGT) Analysis and Trade Alert In The Down Turn – Dec 22 2016

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Target Stock (TGT) Analysis and Trade Alert In The Down Turn – Dec 22 2016

With only 3 days left for Christmas shoppers, the retailers are being hammered today as investors are concerned about profits and revenue numbers. Bed Bath and Beyond stock (BBBY), which I do not trade is down 8% after having a nice run-up from its November low. With this kind of pressure, the stock could easily drop to $39. Overall I have never been impressed with the company and as such I have stayed cleared of investing in it. Walmart stock (WMT) which I do trade…

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Repairing Deep In The Money Naked Puts In Facebook Stock (FB) – Investor Questions

Categories: Facebook Stock (FB), Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies

Repairing Deep In The Money Naked Puts In Facebook Stock (FB) – Investor Questions

On the Members forum, Aby posted a problem with her Facebook Stock trade. On Friday Nov 18 Aby has naked puts at the $129 put strike set to be assigned. Repairing Deep In The Money Naked Puts In The Facebook Stock When selling puts for income it is important to always find support levels and set up trades at or below those levels especially in volatile stocks like Facebook. The $129 put strike had good put premiums but it was far above any support and…

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Handling Today’s Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) Stock Collapse – Trade Alert As Repair Continues – Oct 10 2016

Categories: Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY), Rescue and Repair Strategies

Handling Today’s Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) Stock Collapse – Trade Alert As Repair Continues – Oct 10 2016

It was just back on September 27 I was writing about the repairs I had entered on my trades in Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock and today the stock is collapsing as Merck has announced positive trial results for a competing lunch-cancer treatment drug. This has investors bailing on Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock once again. Remembering The Key Aspects Of A Collapse When a stock that I am trading collapses and leaves me with potential losses I know that there are two key aspects of recovery to focus…

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Trade Alert As Repair Continues – Sep 27 2016

Categories: Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY), Rescue and Repair Strategies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Trade Alert As Repair Continues – Sep 27 2016

Another trade this morning in BMY Stock continues to work my repair of the current trade in Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock. Remembering The Key Aspects Of A Collapse When a stock that I am trading collapses and leaves me with potential losses I know that there are two key aspects of recovery to focus on. 1) Keep the capital invested producing income 2) Reduce the risk of further loss to the invested capital My trades done today continue to meet both of the key aspects of…

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Using Leap Options To Rescue Deep In The Money Naked Puts

Categories: Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY), Rescue and Repair Strategies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Using Leap Options To Rescue Deep In The Money Naked Puts

Stocks are among the riskiest of assets. They can be incredibly rewarding and can also lead to stunning losses. This is why the selection of stocks to invest in is the number one key aspect to successful investing. However every stock will inevitably run into trouble and see declines at various times in its history. There are hundreds of factors that can cause a stock to fall including changed in management, change in packaging, change in consumer or corporate demand, currency swings, dividend changes and…

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Assigned On Deep In The Money Puts – Investor Questions

Categories: Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY), Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock (BMY) – Assigned On Deep In The Money Puts – Investor Questions

Recently I received an email from an investor who was assigned deep in the money naked puts in Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock. I am also holding deep in the money naked put positions on BMY Stock that can be assigned at any time. There are many different strategies that can be used to repair this type of loss. This article shows how by focusing on recovering the loss quickly an investor can set realistic goals and implement strategies that can work to both protect repair positions…

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Facebook Stock- Rescue In The Money Credit Call Spreads – Investor Questions

Categories: Facebook Stock (FB), Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies, Selling Options For Income

Facebook Stock- Rescue In The Money Credit Call Spreads – Investor Questions

Many investors love to set up credit call spreads in bull markets. In my opinion they are better suited to bear markets or for individual stocks that show signs of definite stress or weakness. An investor emailed after credit call spreads he placed in Facebook Stock (FB) ended up in the money as Facebook Stock continues to rise. Since placing his trade, the Facebook stock has shot higher and it is now beyond his short call strike leaving him with a probable loss. Let’s review…

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Rescue In The Money Credit Call Spreads – Investor Questions

Categories: Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies, Selling Options For Income

Rescue In The Money Credit Call Spreads – Investor Questions

n bull markets, shorting call options can often work against an investor. Setting up credit call spreads can often assist in protecting against larger losses rather than using naked call trades. An investor on the Yahoo forum recently posted his dilemma with Microsoft Stock and his credit call spread position. Since placing his trade, the stock has shot higher and it is now beyond his short call strike. Let’s review his question and then look at some suggestions: Investor Questions: On June 29 I sold…

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5 Tools For Timing Rolling Down Naked Puts in Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock (CMG) – Investor Questions

Categories: Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies, Selling Options For Income

5 Tools For Timing Rolling Down Naked Puts in Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock (CMG) – Investor Questions

Every investor who sells put options for income will at some point wonder about the timing of rolling down naked puts. Instead of guessing when the best point is, often the better choice is to use the 5 technical tools I have outlined in the article below, to advise when to roll-down or to close a naked put position to avoid being assigned shares, or worse, lose capital in a downturn that roars past the short put strike that was sold for income. An investor…

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Rescue Strategy Needed – Gilead Stock Investor Worries On Underwater Naked Put Position – Investor Questions

Categories: Gilead Sciences Stock (GILD), Rescue and Repair Strategies

Rescue Strategy Needed – Gilead Stock Investor Worries On Underwater Naked Put Position – Investor Questions

Recently I received an email from an investor seeking help with his naked put positions on Gilead Stock (GILD). This is an interesting email as the investor is aware that the dividend that is released tomorrow, often means investors who are deep in the money, have a good chance of being assigned shares, after the dividend is received by the investor who owns the short put contracts that were sold. The investor, David, is in such a position. Let’s review his question and look at…

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Preserving Capital In A Failed L Brands Stock (LB) Trade – Investor Questions

Categories: Investor Questions, Rescue and Repair Strategies

Preserving Capital In A Failed L Brands Stock (LB) Trade – Investor Questions

Even the best of trades can fail at times. There are dozens of factors that affect stocks. Everything from earnings to key managers leaving can affect a stock’s performance and subsequently a trade that should have worked, fails. An investor emailed wondering about his trade in L Brands Stock which trades under the symbol LB. The earnings for the latest quarter failed to meet expectation and for the first time in years, Victoria’s Secret brand saw a sales decline. This sent investors into a selling…

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Decision-Making On Deep In The Money Naked Puts On Office Depot – Investor Questions

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Decision-Making On Deep In The Money Naked Puts On Office Depot – Investor Questions

There are many events that can happen that will tumble stocks. All stocks tumble at some point. That is the nature of investing. Selling naked puts can often see a trade end with large losses when a stock you have sold puts against, suddenly tumbles. Office Depot Stock Problem An investor wrote in wondering about a position he has in Office Depot. When he sold the put strike, the company looked like a merger between it and Staples would happen. When it failed, the stock…

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More Rescue Strategies For Deep In The Money Naked Puts – Target Stock Analysis (TGT) May 19 2016

Categories: Rescue and Repair Strategies, Target Stock (TGT)

More Rescue Strategies For Deep In The Money Naked Puts – Target Stock Analysis (TGT) May 19 2016

Earlier today I posted some rescue strategies for deep in the money naked puts on Target Stock. These could also be used for Nordstrom Stock as well as many other where stocks have collapsed. I assisted one investor in working toward rescuing his shares of Barrick Gold Stock (ABX) last year using these strategies and recently with Seagate Stock (STX) for another investor. There are literally dozens of rescue strategies that investors can attempt.   Here is another rescue strategy to consider…….The rest of this Target…

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Rescue Deep In The Money Naked Puts – Target Stock Analysis (TGT) May 19 2016

Categories: Rescue and Repair Strategies, Target Stock (TGT)

Rescue Deep In The Money Naked Puts – Target Stock Analysis (TGT) May 19 2016

The plunge of Target Stock has left my portfolio holding deep in the money naked puts due to expire on May 20 at the $76.50 put strike. As always, I am happy to accept the shares but also like always, I would prefer a still lower price. My goal is earn as much income as possible before being assigned shares. That means even with my original trade now deep in the money, I want to keep the original profit I earned and earn even more…

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3 Steps To Handling A Failing Trade – Archer Daniels Midland Stock (ADM) Earnings Miss

Categories: Archer Daniels Midland Stock (ADM), Rescue and Repair Strategies

3 Steps To Handling A Failing Trade – Archer Daniels Midland Stock (ADM) Earnings Miss

Archer Daniels Midland Stock disappointed investors with a large earnings miss that dropped the stock 2%. Since late January Archer Daniels Midland Stock has been in a recovery trend and on Monday May 2 it closed at $40.26. Earnings announced this morning before the market opened were far shy of analysts estimates. Archer Daniels Midland Earnings Analysts had lowered their estimates for AM Stock to 57 cents a share after twice reducing their outlook.  The company reported net earnings of just 39 cents per share…

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