DGI Adventure 09-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Interactive Brokers Group, Inc (IBKR) – $33.00 strike – Oct 21 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 09/06/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I went through my whole core philosophies blah blah blah and investment thesis process when I first initiated a position in IBKR back in July. That put expired worthless a few weeks ago, and this trade… Read More DGI Adventure 09-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Interactive Brokers Group, Inc (IBKR) – $33.00 strike – Oct 21 Expiration

DGI Adventure – 07-07-16 Fixed Income Fund Watch List Part 3 of 3 – Bond ETFs

I’ve already figured out the funds I plan to buy for my fixed income closed end fund (CEF) portfolio. I came up with that portfolio after filtering through my bond fund watch list parts one and two, which I published in May. Of course all of my watch lists will always remain published back at… Read More DGI Adventure – 07-07-16 Fixed Income Fund Watch List Part 3 of 3 – Bond ETFs

DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Franklin Resources, Inc (BEN) – $30.00 strike – July 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. 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. Dividend Cycle BEN went ex-dividend on June 28th. The payout was $0.18/share. It will likely… Read More DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Franklin Resources, Inc (BEN) – $30.00 strike – July 15 Expiration

DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (revisited) – Fastenal Company (FAST) – $41.00 strike – Aug 19 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. 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 did an investment thesis on Fastenal back in October when I bought shares… Read More DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (revisited) – Fastenal Company (FAST) – $41.00 strike – Aug 19 Expiration

DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis – Cisco Systems, Inc (CSCO) – $27.00 strike – July 08 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. 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. Dividend Cycle CSCO goes ex-dividend on 07/05/16. The distribution will be $0.26/share, and I’m going… Read More DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis – Cisco Systems, Inc (CSCO) – $27.00 strike – July 08 Expiration

DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis – HCP, Inc. (HCP) – $32.50 strike – July 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Wednesday 06/22/16. 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. Dividend Cycle HCP will go ex-dividend in early August. The dividend should pay $0.575/share. While… Read More DGI Adventure 07-03-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis – HCP, Inc. (HCP) – $32.50 strike – July 15 Expiration

DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P500 Trust (SPY) – $195.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration (mini option)

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. Since SPY is an index fund, this doesn’t really conform to my core philosophies article on my investment thesis process. I’m simply trying to average into a position in index funds. I’m using options to lower… Read More DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P500 Trust (SPY) – $195.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration (mini option)

DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P500 Trust (SPY) – $190.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration (mini option)

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. Since SPY is an index fund, this doesn’t really conform to my core philosophies article on my investment thesis process. I’m simply trying to average into a position in index funds. I’m using options to lower… Read More DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P500 Trust (SPY) – $190.00 strike – Dec 16 Expiration (mini option)

DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Schwab US Broad Market ETF (SCHB) – $47.00 strike – July 15 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Friday 06/24/16. 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. Dividend Cycle SCHB just recently went ex-dividend, so it likely won’t be till late September… Read More DGI Adventure 07-02-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Schwab US Broad Market ETF (SCHB) – $47.00 strike – July 15 Expiration