DGI Adventure 03-13-17 Sold Cash Secured Put – Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $54.00 strike – April 07 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 03/09/17. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I didn’t complete my investment thesis process for this trade because I’ve already done that in June.   I’ve also sold a number of similar puts at varying strikes between $50 and $55. This is really… Read More DGI Adventure 03-13-17 Sold Cash Secured Put – Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $54.00 strike – April 07 Expiration

DGI Adventure 03-02-2017 Month in Review – February 2017

Well the shortest month of the year is over. This month’s brevity, however, belies its significance. It was extremely busy. Most importantly we bought a second house and moved to Denver, CO. Month to month our total liquid assets dropped substantially as a result of the 20% down-payment. Of course we didn’t lose that money,… Read More DGI Adventure 03-02-2017 Month in Review – February 2017

DGI Adventure 01-09-17 Sold Cash Secured Puts – The Gap, Inc. (GPS) – Multiple Strikes – Multiple Expirations

Okay so this post is a little different. I mentioned earlier today that I was behind a little bit with posting. I don’t want to cut any corners, but I’ve been really active with GPS lately, so I’ve decided to combine all those moves into a single article. I will be covering three different trades… Read More DGI Adventure 01-09-17 Sold Cash Secured Puts – The Gap, Inc. (GPS) – Multiple Strikes – Multiple Expirations

DGI Adventure 12-07-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $55.00 strike – Dec 23 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Friday 12/02/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I first went through my investment thesis process back in June when I sold my first put against SBUX shares. Further discussion on the stock and previous trades can be found here and here. My goal… Read More DGI Adventure 12-07-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) – $55.00 strike – Dec 23 Expiration

DGI Adventure 12-06-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) – $28.50 strike – Jan 06 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 12/01/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. This post will not exactly follow my investment thesis process since I went through that exercise earlier this year in June when I first initiated a position in CSCO. Some additional discussion is available from my… Read More DGI Adventure 12-06-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) – $28.50 strike – Jan 06 Expiration

DGI Adventure 11-22-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) – $67.50 strike – Dec16 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 11/17/16. 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. I first opened a position in Wal-Mart over a year ago, and I went through… Read More DGI Adventure 11-22-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) – $67.50 strike – Dec16 Expiration

DGI Adventure 11-21-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Visa Inc. (V) – $76.00 strike – Dec 09 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 11/14/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I already went through my investment thesis process back in July when I first opened a position, so I won’t be rehashing all that here. The point of this post is really just to document the… Read More DGI Adventure 11-21-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Visa Inc. (V) – $76.00 strike – Dec 09 Expiration

DGI Adventure 11-20-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) – $55.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 11/14/16. 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. I already went through the thesis exercise when I first opened a position back in… Read More DGI Adventure 11-20-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) – $55.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration

DGI Adventure 11-17-16 Rollout Covered Call Option – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – Part Deux

Just last week I decided to roll out my VLO covered call position (which was pretty deep in the money) because I wanted to hold on to my shares through the ex-dividend date (which is tomorrow: 11/18). I managed to execute that roll out for a net profit, albeit a fairly weak one when considered… Read More DGI Adventure 11-17-16 Rollout Covered Call Option – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – Part Deux