Monthly Archives: November 2014

Update On Our 1% Portfolio

  Ok here is where we are currently on our 1% portfolio. There is an extra position in there for (TBT) but don’t take it one as there isn’t much premium in the options at the moment. I am long … Continue reading

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How I Use Earnings For The 1% Income Portfolio.

Summary (NYSE:DE) has earnings on the 26th of December. We go through a typical scenario where we would sell puts to take advantage of inflated option premium. Usually there is a month between that payment of a dividend and earnings … Continue reading

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Opportunity Shies Away From Need

I love this “saying” as its so through in all walks of life. Unfortunately many people enter the investing arena looking for a hot stock or looking to make money quickly. Moreover, probably the worse thing that can happen to … Continue reading

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(NYSE:UNG)

(NYSEARCA:UNG) seems it wants to go higher. I have used the small weakness at the open to sell the DEC26-21 PUT for $0.8. Immediately I have put in a GTC order to cover at $0.4. I will update this trade … Continue reading

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A few things to watch – (NYSE:GDXJ)

I believe market awareness is crucial in investing. You constantly need to ask yourself ” Where are we in all asset classes in the general scheme of things”. One thing that has caught my attention this past week has been … Continue reading

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Bidding For A Strangle in Market Vectors Oil Services ETF

Ok, the IV rank is pretty high in this product. I haven’t been filled yet but here is the breakdown.. The product is Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (NYSEARCA:OIH) Hopefully I will be filled for $1.25. Again Its a one … Continue reading

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Keeping Positions Small Except…

I always keep positions very small. Look, with options or stocks, I can’t get in or out of a trade for a dollar each way. There is no point going in big into positions unless you have a lot of … Continue reading

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Opening positions

Ok I have invested $3,816 already. Positions entered are listed below Here are trades entered today BOT 100 PBR, Stock, NYSE, USD 10.74 NYSE(USD) 15:42:20 (GMT +1:00) 227570895 new SLD 20 TRIP, Stock, IEX, USD 73.81 IEX(USD) 15:35:38 (GMT +1:00) … Continue reading

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Why I’m Bullish On Hecla Mining

Summary •Hecla is well diversified. They mine Gold, Zinc & Lead along with their Silver. Cash costs are low and production is up in a difficult mining environment. •They are expanding all three of their producing mines, most notably their … Continue reading

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