Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – The Kroger Company (KR) – $21.00 strike – Sep 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Wednesday 08/16/17. 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 – The Kroger Company (KR) – $21.00 strike – Sep 15 Expiration

P2P Lending – A Rules Based Investment Strategy

Last week I published something of a teaser post about a new LendingClub experiment I’m playing around with. That experiment involves buying discounted loans on the secondary market. I’m still in the process of building up my “distressed” LendingClub portfolio, and will be publishing a post about that soon, so stay tuned. This post is not… Read More P2P Lending – A Rules Based Investment Strategy

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – The Walt Disney Company (DIS) – $102.00 strike – AUG 18 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 08/07/17. 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 – The Walt Disney Company (DIS) – $102.00 strike – AUG 18 Expiration

Dividends and Derivatives – The Options Trading Strategy of a Conservative DGI

To make sure we get off on the right foot, let’s quickly go over what this article is and what it isn’t. It is not an Options 101. As in, I’m not going to explain what an option contract is, how it works, etc. There are plenty of those types of articles readily available on… Read More Dividends and Derivatives – The Options Trading Strategy of a Conservative DGI

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Seagate Technology PLC (STX) – $31.00 strike – Aug 18 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 07/25/17. 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. In case you missed it, I’m making it a point to twitter all my trades when I… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Seagate Technology PLC (STX) – $31.00 strike – Aug 18 Expiration