option trading

Options Trading: Sold 3 Puts AGN:AMS JUN 19'20 2.2 @0.24
On April 16, 2020, I sold 3 puts on AGN:AMS JUN 19'20 2.2 @0.24 AGN:AMS stands for Aegon NV which traded on Amsterdam stock exchange.  This...
Best Budget Laptop for Stock and Options Trading
For trading stocks these days you don't even need a computer, most can be done using a mobile app. As an active trader, I prefer both platforms. Mobile...
What Happens to Options While Stock is Doing Reverse Split
On March 24, 2020, I bought both call and put ratio back spread options on XOP ETF. A couple of days later I was reading on SeekingAlpha that...
Latest stock Buy:100 shares of NRZ (For Speculation in Options Market)
On April 9, 2020, I bought 100 shares of New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ) paying $5.75 per share. This time I bought it not for...
Latest Stock Sale: 100 Shares of ET Called Away
On April 3, 2020, 100 shares of ET I hold were called away. This comes just shortly I sold the following call ratio back spread back on ET...
Income Goal For Dividends and Option Trading Q1 2020 ($1,200/mo)
I have a goal to make at least $1,200 per month for the next 3 months of the year in dividend income + selling options. Every quarter I create a...
Tesla Stock Project
It was on early November 5th, 2019 morning, I was reading an interesting story about a guy buying a Tesla car for his sons 9th birthday, here is the story...
Selling Covered Calls: ITM vs OTM
Selling covered calls has been one of my favorite options trading strategies. A covered call refers to a transaction in the financial market in which the...
#54 T NOV 15'20 33 Put Sell @1.45 (Roll Forward)
On August 5th, 2019, I made the following put sell - T NOV 15'20 33 Put Sell @1.45 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the start...
Income Plan From Dividends and Option Trading Q4 2019 ($1,000/mo)
I have a plan to make at least $1,000 per month for the next 3 months of the year in dividend income + selling options. Here is the long story...
#61 ET APR 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.08 (Roll Forward)
On August 21, 2019, I made the following put sell - ET APR 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.08 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the start...
#57 ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @0.89 (Roll Forward)
On August 12th, 2019, I made the following put sell - ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @0.89 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the...
#55 ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.07 (Roll Forward)
On August 6th, 2019, I made the following put sell - ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.07 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the start...
#53 ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.08 (Roll Forward)
On August 5th, 2019, I made the following put sell - ET JAN 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.08 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the start...
#63 Covered Call Sell: WPG SEP 20'19 2.5 @0.9 (Dividend Capture)
On August 23rd, 2019, I sold the following covered call -  WPG SEP 20'19 2.5 @0.9. I entered this trade for a speculative reason and to...
#49 T AUG 16'19 34 Put Sell @0.39
On August 1st, 2019, I made the following put sell -  T AUG 16'19 34 Put Sell @0.39 This was already the forty-ninth (#49) put sell from...
#58 AMD AUG 30'19 29 Put Sell @0.40
On August 20, 2019, I made the following out of the money (OTM) AMD AUG 30'19 29 Put Sell @0.40 This was already the fifty-eight (#58) put...
#64 ET APR 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.32 (Roll Forward)
On August 23, 2019, I made the following put sell - ET APR 17'20 13 Put Sell @1.32 - actually I rolled forwarded a trade I originally opened at the...
Latest Stock Buy: PEI (Assigned)
On July 19, 2019, I bought (got assigned) 100 shares of Penn Real Estate Trust (PEI) at $6.00 per share.  With its quarterly...
Put Selling: WPG OCT 19'19 5 Put @0.4
On April 3rd, 2019 I made my third options trade. This time I decided to collect premium from stock I already own and wouldn't mind having in my portfolio...
#19 Covered Call Sell: ET JAN 17'20 15 @0.71
On June 1st, 2019, I sold the following covered call -  ET JAN 17'20 15 @0.71 I'm continuing to sell covered calls on ET, this time I...
#24 Put Sell: NRZ JUN 21'19 16 Put @0.32
On June 5, 2019, I made following put sell - NRZ JUN 21'19 16 Put @0.32 I keep selling puts against (high) dividend paying stocks I already...
Roll Forward Put Sell: WPG OCT 18'19 5 Put @0.93
On April 17th, 2019, I made my second options roll forward and I made the following put sell - WPG OCT 18'19 5 Put @0.93 Just a couple of...
#13 Put Sell: PEI JUN 21'19 8 Put @0.75
On May 7th, 2019, I made the following put sell - PEI JUN 21'19 8 Put @0.75 This is already the thirteen (#13) put sell from my short options...
#12 Put Sell: XIN JUN 21'19 5 Put @0.60
On May 6st, 2019, I made the following put sell - XIN JUN 21'19 5 Put @0.60 This is already the twelve (#12) put sell from my short...
#11 Put Sell: PEI MAY 17'19 6 Put @0.20
On May 1st, 2019, I made the following put sell - PEI MAY 17'19 6 Put @0.20 This is already the eleventh (#11) put sell from my short options...
Roll Forward Put Sell: PEI JUL 19'19 6 Put @0.8
On April 17th, 2019, I made my first options roll forward and I made the following put sell - PEI JUL 19'19 6 Put @0.8 Just a couple of days...
Investment Goal #8 - Limiting Margin to Max 80% from Stock Portfolio for Options Trades
Options trading has been my latest discovery in the wonderful world of finances. It took me about 6 months to get started. Right now I trade put...
Put Selling: WPG JUL 19'19 5 Put @0.30
On April 12th, 2019, I made the following put sell - WPG JUL 19'19 5 Put @0.30 This is already the seventh (#7) put sell in my short options...
Call Selling: XIN JUL 19'19 5 Put @0.2
On April 18th, 2019, I made the following put call - Call Selling: XIN JUL 19'19 5 Put @0.2 This was the first call sell in my short options...