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  • Clean Energy Investment Expected To Recover And Who May Benefit [View article]
    I thought this was an investment blog, not political.
    Jan 28 01:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Apple: iPhone and Mac sales below expectations, iPads roughly in-line. FQ1 gross margin was 38.6%, down 510 bps Y/Y but above guidance of 36% and responsible for EPS beat. FQ2 gross margin guidance of 37.5%-38.5%. Exc. retail, Americas sales +15% Y/Y (was +43% in FQ4), Europe +11% (+8% prior), Japan +25% (+113% prior), Greater China +67%, rest of Asia-Pac +10%. Retail +5%. Cash/investment balance at $137B. AAPL -4.8% AH. CC at 5PM ET (webcast). (PR[View news story]
    ANALyst guess is what all this is based upon.

    Remember, for every sale there is a buyer. Those lucky market makers are buying this stock for 458$.

    You can't fight the tape. Still the best company on earth.
    Jan 23 06:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coinstar Is Cheap After Sell-Off [View article]
    Sell, thats easy. Never be afraid of making an error and selling at a loss. It more important to preserve capital than make capital. Trailing stops should be in place no matter what.

    Build your wealth 1 dollar at a time. Just like building your castle, 1 brick at a time.

    Position sizing is even more important. Don't loose more 1% of total capital.
    Jan 16 08:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top Bullish Stocks On Tuesday: Dell, Barrick And Celsion And With Unusual Call Activities [View article]
    I prefer to sell the 2.50 puts for both January and February. The volatility is enormous. Cash in my pocket. Return on risk of 13% in 2 weeks for January. 30% return in 6 weeks for February. CLSN would have to drop below 1.80 before I loose money. Just sayin.

    It easier to build the wall, 1 brick at a time.
    Jan 16 08:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Coinstar Is Cheap After Sell-Off [View article]
    Good point about the short interest. I am looking at selling the april 50$ or 45 dollar puts. Such a large short interest keeps me watching, not acting.
    Jan 7 12:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Using Yield Spreads To Assess The Relative Value Of The Mesabi Trust [View article]
    I bought clf shares at bottom, sold calls on half. I have rolled the calls twice. Now I am getting the yield on all the shares, while getting the call income. It seems like a win/win situation.
    Jan 1 12:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Iron Ore Rebound: Cliffs Natural Resources In Focus [View article]
    I bought shares at bottom, sold calls on half. I have rolled the calls twice. Now I am getting the yield on all the shares, while getting the call income. It seems like a win/win situation.
    Jan 1 12:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Gold And Silver Miners With Recent Insider Buying [View article]
    Message boards?
    Dec 19 12:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama, Listen To Porter Stansberry's Plan For Eliminating The Trade Deficit [View article]
    As an Alliance subscriber to Stansberry, listen learn and be aware. His group is the best and brightest investment advisory.
    Dec 16 02:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Earnings Analysis: Avago Technologies [View article]
    It also has good premiums on the covered calls at the 35$ call. Between .90-1.2$
    Dec 10 08:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 2 Cash Rich Semiconductor Stocks To Consider [View article]
    Agree with your analysis, I have been holding and waiting for the run up. Not much premium or volume on the options. Any option ideas?
    Oct 3 01:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Excessive Speculation In Apple Call Options? [View article]
    I am an apple bull. Reality tells me there is 50-60% upside from here, if we go to 1000+. Then what? Dividends, yield? There are many stocks that will go up more than 50% from here that I can own, and do. 50% is 50% no matter how you are getting there. Does this mean all of us just want 50% return, and were done. Notta.
    Aug 18 10:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Options Investing And Apple's Earnings [View article]
    Wow, 17.00 for the 590, puts. Who buys these and why? As a put seller I am happy. But I just don't get that. Thanks for your option insight.
    Jul 25 07:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Options Investing And Apple's Earnings [View article]
    Write put options on other stocks, like CJES. Very solid stock. I want to own it, the 17.50 put was 1.64 for september. I collected the 164-8 for commissions. If I get put,I get a 5 pe stock at 17.50-1.50 for 16.00 a share. Then I can turn around and sell the call the same day collecting another premium. I would recommend you try the naked puts, on stocks, under 20$, look for premiums of at least net 1.00$

    Example: 20$ stock, risk 2000$, premium less than 2 months, 1.00. 100$ divided by 2000$ = 5% return in 2 months. Annual return is 30%.
    Jul 8 03:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Qualcomm: Fetch An Extra 7.4% Or Get In At 48.60 In 7 Months [View article]
    Another problem is brokerages, some will let you buy, but not sell. You also have to go through an approval process. The complex thing about the option sale is how it lists on my brokerage account. For some reason it is listed as if I purchased the option, until it expires. Listing my percentage loss or gain. Another strategy I use is selling in the money calls or put, of stock I am ready to sell, at or near expiration. This allows me to sell at specific strike, and collect the premium.

    I like being the Casino.

    Sol, do know any good books that explain option selling, I am trying to explain this to some people I know. They look at me with glazed eyes.
    Jul 4 07:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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