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  • EBAY Position Adjustments Going Into Q4 3 comments
    Jan 21, 2014 12:17 PM | about stocks: EBAY

    I decided to sell 31 JAN 56.5 calls for .73 in Account I and 31 JAN 55 calls for 1.20 in Account III. Account II (31 JAN 52 puts) and Account IV (long/no calls) remain the same.

    Disclosure: I am long EBAY, .

    Stocks: EBAY
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    Author’s reply » Today, I liquidated 100% of my EBAY position in Account IV to lock in a 2.8%, 2 month gain. Tried to publish that as a blog post, but it would not post, so I'm using this comment. Other positions remain the same. Earnings after the bell.
    22 Jan 2014, 01:19 PM Reply Like
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    Author’s reply » I still can't get the instablog to post, so I'm using the comment section. Just sold all of my EBAY shares in Account I that do not have calls sold against them. Those had an avg basis of 51.88, and I sold them for 54.24, so that is a 4.6% gain in about 2.5 months. Other positions remain the same.
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    Author’s reply » Once again, I am unable to post a new page to my blog so I'm commenting here: I've liquidated all EBAY positions as of the AM. Protecting profits.
    23 Jan 2014, 10:30 AM Reply Like
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