Trading

GPS – Covered Call – 8.37% potential return in 7 days

On May 1, 2020, I bought 110 shares of GPS, paying $7.585 per share. GPS is the ticker name of the Gap, Inc., commonly known as Gap Inc. or Gap, an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer.​ GPS has been on my radar since the…

BCRX – Covered Call – 19.12% potential return in 15 days

On April 30, 2020, I bought 110 shares of BCRX, paying $3.875 per share. BCRX is a small pharma doing a clinical study on galidesivir for treating the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).​ Found this name on Biotech Stocks Under $5. After…

Options Trading Income April 2020 +$41.33

Welcome to the fourteen (#14) options trading income report - covering earnings I've made from trading options (puts, calls, vertical spreads) in the month of April 2020. This is going to be the last article in the series options income in…

Poor Man's Covered Call with Less than EUR 100

It has been a while since I first heard about the term Poor Man's covered call. It took me some time to put all dots together to understand how this trading technique actually works. Now it feels I  know how it works (at least I think so…

Trading Results Week 21/2020 (-$366.80)

Trading week 21/2020 lasted from May 11 until May 15, 2020. I closed this week with a loss -$366.80 Mostly closed trades from the previous weeks. It has been already a few weeks/months since I've decided to stop trading in this form I did…

SPCE – Naked Put – 4.33% potential return in 25 days

On April 27, 2020, I sold a naked put on SPCE stock with expiry in 25 days. This trade promises a potential return of 4.33% SPCE is the stock I had in our portfolio since the late October 2019, unfortunately not all worked out as expected…

SDC – Credit Spread – 9.6% potential return in 32 days

On April 27, 2020, I sold a bull put credit spread on SDC stock with expiry in 32 days. SDC is a new stock in my arsenal, first read in on Investing with Covered Call Options blog  SDC or SmileDirectClub is a teledentistry company. The…

Trading Results Week 20/2020 (+$239.40)

Trading week 20/2020 lasted from May 4 until May 8, 2020. I closed this week with a small gain of +$239.4 From closed trades, I closed 6 trades: 3 with ET, 2 with BAC and 1 with RDSA. Opened 2 new trades on SDC (vertical bull put) Week 1-…

Selling Covered Calls on Crypto (Ethereum / Bitcoin) with Deribit?

Selling covered calls is one of my favorite income-generating strategies in the stock market. For a time being, I've been selling options on crypto mostly speculative puts and calls betting on where the price won't go, but today I decided…

ET – Covered Call – 8.8% potential return in 10 days

On April 28, 2020, I bought an additional 110 shares of ET, paying $7.345 per share. ET is going ex-div on May 6th and promises a hefty $0.305 quarterly dividend paid later in May. I call this a dividend capture strategy - buying the stock…