Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Intel Corporation (INTC) – $43.5 strike – DEC 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 11/27/17. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a deeper explanation of the components of this article. Additionally you might find my rules for trading options helpful in understanding the parameters of the trade. In… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Intel Corporation (INTC) – $43.5 strike – DEC 15 Expiration

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) – $46.00 strike – DEC 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 11/27/17. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a deeper explanation of the components of this article. Additionally you might find my rules for trading options helpful in understanding the parameters of the trade. In… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) – $46.00 strike – DEC 15 Expiration

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – CVS Health Corporation (CVS) – $66.50 strike – DEC 08 Expiration

This is actually the second time recently that I’ve sold a CVS put. The first position was opened on October 16th. I twittered about it, but completely failed to fulfill my promise for an investment thesis: SOLD!$CVS NOV10’17 67.5 PUT for $0.6520/share. In force 26 days, 13.6% annualized. 7.6% downside. Investment Thesis to follow this… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – CVS Health Corporation (CVS) – $66.50 strike – DEC 08 Expiration

Update: Distressed P2P Investing Experiment

Programming note: I’m contemplating making this into a monthly feature. Please, express your approval or hatred of that idea in the comments. Sometime back, I embarked on an experiment that involved investing in Lending Club notes on the secondary market. My idea was to buy “distressed” P2P loans at a discount that was higher than… Read More Update: Distressed P2P Investing Experiment