Support And Resistance

Put Selling YUM Stock Shows The Value Of Knowing Stock Support Levels

Categories: Selling Put Options, Yum Stock (YUM)

Put Selling YUM Stock Shows The Value Of Knowing Stock Support Levels

Put Selling against stocks is a trade that adds small profits to a portfolio. When I am Put Selling against a stock I am earning small amounts. These can be as small as .20 cents. Therefore to get the most value for placing my capital at risk through Put Selling, it is important to pick the right stocks and have conviction or confidence in those stocks. Many investors sell puts against stocks they would not want to own, no matter what the circumstances. There is…

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Clorox Stock Weakness Results In New Put Selling Trade

, Categories: Clorox Stock (CLX), Selling Put Options

Clorox Stock Weakness Results In New Put Selling Trade

Clorox Stock symbol is CLX. I have watched Clorox Stock for the past few trading sessions. I am still holding September $67.50 naked puts on Clorox Stock which I expect will expire the next week. Today though with Clorox Stock pulling back 1.5% I decided I could take a small 5 naked put positions and do some more Put Selling in Clorox Stock. This time I picked out to January 2013 at $67.50 put strike. I plan to do more Put Selling in Clorox Stock…

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Intel Stock and Put Selling The $22 Strike Today

, Categories: Intel Stock (INTC), Selling Put Options

Intel Stock and Put Selling The $22 Strike Today

Intel Stock continues to churn but not down now sideways. With all the technical indicators pointing to a possible rebound or certainly a slowing of the selling, I stepped out once again into Intel Stock and did put selling at the $22 strike for October. The selling today managed to push the stock to 23.06 but did not break the $23.00 valuation. When doing my stock technical analysis today I could see the signs that the selling is abating in Intel Stock. Intel Stock Put…

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Intel Stock Earnings Warning Tanks Stock And Brings Profit Opportunity

Categories: Intel Stock (INTC), Profit And Income Strategies

Intel Stock Earnings Warning Tanks Stock And Brings Profit Opportunity

Intel Stock announced this morning that third quarter earnings would come in on the low side. Intel estimates next quarter earnings at probably 13.2 billion versus the 13.8 billion originally estimated. You can read the Intel Stock earnings projection release here. The concern among investors isn’t with Intel possibly earning 600 million less in the next quarter but the chance that the softness in their market could continue going into future quarters depressing Intel Stock. Yesterday I wrote an article looking at the value of…

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Options Strategies For Income From Stock Technical Analysis of Apple Stock

, , Categories: Apple Stock (AAPL), Editor's Picks, Profit And Income Strategies, Trading Options

Options Strategies For Income From Stock Technical Analysis of Apple Stock

Options Strategies For Income can be easily built around using Stock Technical Analysis indicators on stocks. In this three-part article I will look at some simple Options Strategies For Income on Apple Stock. Select this options strategies for income link to view present Apple Stock options premiums. Before putting deciding what options strategies for income to use, we need to do a little stock technical analysis on Apple Stock to get us a roadmap of where we want to go and how to get there.…

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Facebook Stock And More Put Selling and Trading Options Questions

, Categories: Facebook Stock (FB), Investor Questions, Selling Put Options

Facebook Stock And More Put Selling and Trading Options Questions

More Facebook Stock Put Selling and Trading Options Questions from a couple of forum members. Rather than reply on the forum I thought I would cover off these questions in an article for all readers to follow. Facebook Stock Question Selling Facebook Stock Naked Calls and Buying Puts For Protection “I also sell puts on FB Stock. My current position is short FB Stock Jan13 25 Put @ $2.34. With the earnings disappointment, I’m thinking about buying puts using part of the option premium received…

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Stock Investment in Apple Stock Through Put Selling And Naked Calls

, Categories: Apple Stock (AAPL), Selling Put Options, Stock Investment

Stock Investment in Apple Stock Through Put Selling And Naked Calls

Apple Stock is being hammered today as the latest quarterly earnings did not meet analysts estimated projections. But as a Stock Investment Apple Stock should have a long way to go.When getting involved in any Stock Investment it is always worthwhile to consider the stock and the future. Apple Stock right now is “the” Stock Investment choice for millions of investors, both large and small. A plunge like today will be seen by many as a great chance to get into Apple Stock for what…

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Put Selling Intel Stock Using The 4 Steps For Trading Options

, , Categories: Editor's Picks, Intel Stock (INTC), Selling Put Options

Put Selling Intel Stock Using The 4 Steps For Trading Options

Put Selling Intel Stock has been highly profitable since I commenced back in March 2010. Intel Stock symbol is INTC and it trades on the NASDAQ. Recently Goldman Sacs had downgraded Intel Stock advising clients that the stock would fall 10% when the latest quarterly earnings were announced as they expected the slowdown in Asia and Europe to affect Intel’s earnings. Instead Intel’s earnings were better than expected for the past quarter, and Intel raised their dividend once again. Intel did lower their outlook for…

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YUM Stock Put Selling Trades Expire, Use These 4 Steps For Trading Options

, , Categories: Selling Put Options, Yum Stock (YUM)

YUM Stock Put Selling Trades Expire, Use These 4 Steps For Trading Options

Yum stock price on Friday closed at $64.95. I was holding 10 July $57.50 YUM Stock naked puts which expired. YUM Stock has been a star performer this year despite my having suspended Put Selling in mid-March and not resuming until May. During the mid-March to May period I felt YUM Stock was overvalued based on studying support and resistance charts for YUM Stock. You can view all my 2012 YUM Stock trades here. Investor Concern Drives Up Put Options Premiums When YUM stock ran…

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PUT Selling Profit In YUM Stock Is About Confidence In Support And Resistance

, Categories: Selling Put Options, Walmart Stock (WMT), Yum Stock (YUM)

PUT Selling Profit In YUM Stock Is About Confidence In Support And Resistance

Put Selling combined with buying and selling YUM Stock on weakness has brought huge returns this year. No other year in YUM Stock can compare to 2012 and I am only into July. With the returns for July in YUM Stock already up to $15623.00 or roughly 27%, this year’s returns shine in relation to past years of Put Selling. Past Put Selling Earnings In YUM Stock Past Put Selling earnings in YUM Stock pale in comparison to 2012. In 2009 I earned $1397.25 over…

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YUM Stock And Put Selling Without Developing Ulcers

Categories: Editor's Picks, Yum Stock (YUM)

YUM Stock And Put Selling Without Developing Ulcers

Yum stock on June 1 had a terrific down day falling from $68.43 to $64.36 for a loss of 5.9%. Yum stock fell because the news out of China indicated that their economy was showing signs of slowing which investors immediately decided would hurt Yum Stock. June 1 was such a down day it just made sense I guess for investors to dump Yum Stock. Part of the reason for the selling was also caused by Yum Stock being unable to recapture the recent high…

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Trading Commodities and Why I Avoid Them

Categories: Just My Opinion, Profit And Income Strategies

Trading Commodities and Why I Avoid Them

Trading commodities can be exciting and highly profitable. Trading commodities can also be incredibly risky. Decades ago I tried various strategies for trading commodities. As I am from Canada one of the richest commodities nations on the planet, it made a lot of sense to me to get into trading commodities in Canada. Everyone I knew was into trading commodities like oil, gold, silver, nickel, wood, pulp, uranium and the Commodities Trading list goes on and on. What I didn’t see was that a lot…

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Naked Puts On McDonalds Stock (MCD Stock) Fall In The Money Part 2

Categories: McDonalds Stock (MCD), Profit And Income Strategies, Selling Put Options

Naked Puts On McDonalds Stock (MCD Stock) Fall In The Money Part 2

In this second part of my article about Naked Puts on McDonalds Stock I will look at a number of naked puts strategies that an investor could use to avoid being assigned shares. It is important to realize from the outset that buying to close the naked puts while it will incur losses, is the simplest and easiest way to end this trade and stop any further losses from occurring. While this would not be my choice for this naked puts trade, it is still…

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Microsoft Stock and Fast Stochastic Identifies Put Selling Chance

Categories: Microsoft Stock (MSFT)

Microsoft Stock and Fast Stochastic Identifies Put Selling Chance

Microsoft stock as many readers know is a favorite of mine. Microsoft Stock Symbol is MSFT and it trades on The NASDAQ. Over the past 10 years Microsoft Stock has provided me with double-digit returns. On May 2 2012, news from Germany that a judge was ordering Microsoft to stop selling Windows operating system within the country unnerved investors and sent Microsoft stock lower. The stock was already under pressure and I had watched the stock with the Fast Stochastic for my other trades in…

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Microsoft Stock Weakness Gives Put Selling Opportunity

Categories: Microsoft Stock (MSFT)

Microsoft Stock Weakness Gives Put Selling Opportunity

Microsoft stock is experiencing weakness at this stage of the rally in the stock. I did more put selling this morning on Microsoft Stock although only 5 contracts for April at .27 cents. I do believe there could be further put selling and stock trading opportunity ahead as Microsoft Stock could test for support at this stage of its rally. My market timing technical indicators are reflecting the ongoing weakness in the stock which has had an impressive rally. For those of you who have watched Microsoft Stock,…

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