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

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Southwest Airlines, Co. (LUV) – $57.00 strike – July 28 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 07/25/17. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today.   But like I do with all my trades now, I twittered it: Sold LUV JUL28’17 57 PUT for $0.3465/share In force 3 days so technically 73.96% ann. Full write up pending.#earnings #volatility — Catfish Wizard… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Southwest Airlines, Co. (LUV) – $57.00 strike – July 28 Expiration

Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Nike, Inc (NKE) – $57.00 strike – AUG 04 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 07/11/17. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I am now posting all my trades on the twitter. Be sure to follow @CatfishWizard on the twitter for the most up to date activity in the portfolio. Since this is a new position, I need to… Read More Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Nike, Inc (NKE) – $57.00 strike – AUG 04 Expiration

DGI Adventure 02-06-17 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis  – QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) – $51.50 strike – Feb 10 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 01/26/17. 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. I have updated the portfolio and income tracker back at the mothership to reflect this… Read More DGI Adventure 02-06-17 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis  – QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) – $51.50 strike – Feb 10 Expiration

DGI Adventure 11-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Gap, Inc. (GPS) – $22.00 strike – Dec 02 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Thursday 11/03/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. The last time I sold a put against GPS shares was in early September, and I mentioned that I was still riding on the coattails of the original investment thesis that I had published a year… Read More DGI Adventure 11-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis (Revisited) – Gap, Inc. (GPS) – $22.00 strike – Dec 02 Expiration

DGI Adventure 10-29-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) – $75.00 strike – Nov 18 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 10/25/16. 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 have updated the portfolio and income tracker back at the mothership to reflect this… Read More DGI Adventure 10-29-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) – $75.00 strike – Nov 18 Expiration

DGI Adventure 06-16-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC) – $25.00 strike – September 16 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Monday 6/13/16. 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 GRC’s current dividend distribution is $0.105/share. It will likely go ex-dividend sometime around… Read More DGI Adventure 06-16-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC) – $25.00 strike – September 16 Expiration

DGI Adventure – 06-03-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) – $50.50 Strike – June 24 Expiration

Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a deeper explanation of the components of this article. Dividend Cycle MSFT will go ex-dividend sometime in the middle of August. I would expect management to declare a $0.36/share distribution as they have for the past three quarters. In November, however, they will… Read More DGI Adventure – 06-03-16 – Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) – $50.50 Strike – June 24 Expiration

DGI Adventure – 01-21-2016 Limit Order Executed + Investment Thesis – Apple Inc (AAPL) – $94.50/share

So my wife bought some Apple shares yesterday (1/20/16). I didn’t get a chance to write about it at the time though, so here we are. Once again my wife’s ability to set a seemingly perfect limit order price is on display. I’m thinking she should just decide all the limits at this point. I… Read More DGI Adventure – 01-21-2016 Limit Order Executed + Investment Thesis – Apple Inc (AAPL) – $94.50/share