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Seagate Stock Trade Idea For March 4 2013

Seagate Stock Trade Idea For March 4 2013

Seagate Stock has been a nice performer for Put Selling since November. This year I have had a lot of profit Put Selling the stock ...
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Trade Alert - Apple Stock Biweekly Put Selling Strategy Mar 1 2013

Trade Alert – Apple Stock Biweekly Put Selling Strategy Mar 1 2013

Trade alert - Apple stock continues to remain under pressure. I am clinging to my naked puts which I sold for March 1 at the ...
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Stock Market Trading With The VIX Index Strategy - Questions Answered

Stock Market Trading With The VIX Index Strategy – Questions Answered

I have had a lot of questions regarding the Stock Market Trading Strategy using the VIX Index and I have replied to almost all. However ...
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Become A Better Investor - Trading After The Target Stock Decline - The Déjà Vu Trade

Become A Better Investor – Trading After The Target Stock Decline – The Déjà Vu Trade

I wrote yesterday about an a trade on Target Stock (TGT) as earnings trounced the stock. Today for those investors who missed the earnings call, ...
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Trade Ideas target Stock Feb 27 2013

Trade Ideas – Target Stock (TGT) Feb 27 2013

Target Stock today released weak holiday earnings which fell short of analysts projections. Sales at Target stores dropped a full 1 percent marking the first ...
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Trade Ideas - Potash Stock (POT) - Feb 27 2013

Trade Ideas – Potash Stock (POT) – Feb 27 2013

A recent email from an investor asking me about Potash Stock for Put Selling brought up what could be a nice and easy trade. Potash ...
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Trade Alert - National Bank Stock (NA) Covered Calls Sold

Trade Alert – National Bank Stock (NA) Covered Calls Sold

Trade alert goes out this morning on National Bank Stock. I love the Canadian Banks for trading as regular readers know. Yesterday in all the ...
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stock market trading Feb 25 2013

Stock Market Trading Spy Put Options Feb 25 2013

The market direction outlook from the weekend which you can review here was for the markets to continue under weakness. That meant that any weakness ...
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Trade Alert - Cat Stock Puts Sold - Feb 25 2013

Trade Alert – Cat Stock Puts Sold – Feb 25 2013

Per my article last night, I have sold the March 1 $90 puts and the March 16 $90 puts. On the March 1 $90 puts ...
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More Trade Ideas For The Last Week Of February 2013

More Trade Ideas For The Last Week Of February 2013

These are a few more of the trade setups I was looking at for the last week of February 2013. There are an incredible number ...
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Trade Ideas Last Week of February 2013 on Canadian Bank Stocks

Trade Ideas Last Week of February 2013 on Canadian Bank Stocks

I have followed the Canadian Banks for decades. They are wonderful stocks to own with healthy dividends and balance sheets but like all stocks they ...
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Trade Ideas For Last Week of February 2013

Trade Ideas For Last Week of February 2013

These are some of the setups I was looking at for the final week of February 2013. These are just ideas and not financial advice ...
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Become A Better Investor - Put Selling Safely Hewlett-Packard Stock (HPQ Stock)

Become A Better Investor – Put Selling Safely Hewlett-Packard Stock (HPQ Stock)

Since the collapse of HPQ Stock the put premiums have been simply superb but many investors have stayed away from Put Sellingfor fear of being ...
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Stock Market Trading Comments For Feb 21 2013 at 2:30 PM

Stock Market Trading Comments For Feb 21 2013 at 2:30 PM

The S&P 500 has not pushed back across 1500. This is somewhat disconcerting for entering a third trade for today. I am in the process ...
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stock market trading Feb 21 2013

Stock Market Trading For Feb 21 2013 Using Spy Put Options

After the market closed yesterday I wrote about the market direction outlook for today and how to lay out your charts for trading today. Today ...
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Trade Alert - Market Direction Portfolio Feb 20 2013

Trade Alert – Market Direction Portfolio Feb 20 2013

I was stopped out this morning around 11:15 at $67.35. While my timing may not have been the best to buy in yesterday, the stop-loss ...
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Market Direction Candlestick View For Feb 20 2013

Market Direction Candlestick View For Feb 20 2013

As discussed yesterday in the candlestick view column, the opening today was the most important aspect of Friday's closing candlestick. The opening was higher than ...
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