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  • Apple Breaks $700 Barrier, Forms New Partnerships [View article]
    I would go for a 2 or 3 for one stock split but sure hope it doesn't split more, it would make the option plays i do less profitable and not really help the small guy who has gone to playing aapl options instead of buying stock.
    Sep 22, 2012. 01:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Breaks $700 Barrier, Forms New Partnerships [View article]
    that type of thought pattern is what got us in trouble in the Middle east, when a supplier is competing and stealing from you, you must quit doing business with them or go out of business.
    Sep 22, 2012. 12:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wins And Losses In Apple's IOS 6 [View article]
    I think it is a smart move to move away from supporting those that are not only competing with you but are also stealing your patents, i.e. Google and Samsung. They will work out the details but the war is on with those two.
    Sep 22, 2012. 12:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Breaks $700 Barrier, Forms New Partnerships [View article]
    It is expected GOOGLE = samsung and aapl will eventually cut all ties with them also. You don't screw aapl and not have repercussions.
    Sep 17, 2012. 08:20 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Performance Following Major Product Launches [View article]
    isn't it interesting that the WSJ and CNBC are saying just the opposite about product introductions and how the stock reacts and showing charts to support, Which is Correct??
    Sep 12, 2012. 12:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • No One Wants The iPhone? Think Again [View article]
    I also feel that China mobile will come online with the new iPhone 5 and it will give huge sales and earnings to aapl, but I think it will be sooner than you are figuring, I think that the announcement of iPhone 5 comes sept 12th and within a week China mobile is announced. This will cause the stock to rally to $700 easily but I have trouble seeing the $800 that rapidly but hope so, I have been in aapl since $80.
    Aug 8, 2012. 03:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Worst Apple Options Trade You Can Make [View article]
    here is how I played NFLX today, right before the close I sold 120 jan weekly calls and sold 75 jan puts for net 1.50 per share combined. Which meant for me to lose that in the next two trading days NFLX had to go down more than 20 and up more than 25. It is looking like a good trade at this hr. didnt put any more on this that I felt comfortable with either.
    Jan 25, 2012. 06:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Worst Apple Options Trade You Can Make [View article]
    I would wholeheartedly agree, that is why I sold all my bull call spreads early this morning while the crazies where buying. I had over 1000 contracts of feb and mar 390/400 that I got 2 weeks ago and needless to say they made me a fortune. but I was safe up to a $20 downside in stock price when I felt everything would lead to what happened to today, still didnt get greedy and go for otm options or spreads, dont be greedy and live for the next play. after all how much return do you need to make to get where you want. i like rod carew over babe ruth anyday.
    Jan 25, 2012. 05:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Get Ready To Be Disappointed With Apple [View article]
    aapl is what it is until proven differently, I have been hearing this BS esp from seeking alpha since I bought in at $80. Had I listened to SA prior to earnings I would not have made $250k on the option trades I closed today. Sure what you say will one day come true but it is like standing on a railroad track and saying the train will stop one day so I am going to stand here in front of the next one. There is nothing on the immediate horizon to justify what you say except for the European debt problem and Obama. Now those are two big problems but AAPL has a huge cash hoard and an inventory of new products to bring to market and our society has learned to do without nothing as long as they can borrow or steal. I think most of the SA articles for the last 4 months about AAPL have been a disservice to the readers.
    Jan 25, 2012. 05:42 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bullish on Apple [View article]
    I got out of that spread friday with a nice profit and have rolled to jan 290/300. The other spread made me 27% in 3 weeks.
    Nov 28, 2010. 08:42 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bullish on Apple [View article]
    with my strategy time decay is in my favor and it takes a 6% decline to make me unprofitable, whereas your strategy decay works against you and it takes an improvement in price. While we both believe the price is headed higher, my strategy doesnt depend on it whereas yours does. buying out of the money calls has usually long term been shown to be a losing strategy because of high premium time decay. This has not always been the case with aapl since it has been in a multiyear bull market and both strategies prefer that. I wish you luck also, my strategy has one more favorable item and that is it doesnt take as much money , I can do 5 contracts to every one you do and I do believe my risk is less but potentially not as profitable. I try not to hit homeruns just doubles and 20% per month is more than I need or most people. I think way too many people are looking for the doubles and triples and take too much risk. There are many people doing the strategy that I have outlined but we rely on those that like to put premium into the betting equation.
    Nov 20, 2010. 10:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bullish on Apple [View article]
    I think there is a lot of premium decay in your options strategy, a strategy I personally like better is to do bull call spreads in the money for great monthly returns. You can do the dec 280/290 and get currently a 19% return for 4 weeks as long as aapl doesnt go down more than 6%. A lot less risky than relying on AAPL to go up which it should do. I have been doing these spreads for over 2 years and in that time accomplished over a 1000% return. Simple and conservative and very short term. Always do deep in the money to avoid corrections which are inevitable. Always do the nearbys dont go out several months as it dilutes your return.
    Nov 20, 2010. 09:40 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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