DGI Adventure 03-20-17 – Expiry Discussion and Miscellany

Last Friday was the third Friday of the month, which is when the monthly options expire. Of course once a quarter options and futures on both stocks and indexes all expire, and it’s called quadruple witching. Last Friday was also quadruple witching. Quadruple witching sounds really ominous, but there doesn’t seem to me to be… Read More DGI Adventure 03-20-17 – Expiry Discussion and Miscellany

DGI Adventure 10-28-16 Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $81.00/share

Earlier in the month I talked about the first batch of VNQ shares I bought, and I mentioned again that I had another limit order waiting at $81. I guess everybody remembered that the FOMC is probably going to raise rates in December? IDK…it was kind of weird. Bond yield shot up, the dollar rose,… Read More DGI Adventure 10-28-16 Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $81.00/share

DGI Adventure 10/6/16 – Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $83.00/share

I mentioned a couple weeks back that I had placed some gaff fishing limit orders for VNQ in my traditional IRA account. Well one of those orders executed yesterday 10/05/16. Woo hoo! Let’s talk about it! First some background on where the cash for those limit orders came from. Back in May I transferred that… Read More DGI Adventure 10/6/16 – Limit Order Executed – Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) – $83.00/share

DGI Adventure 09-16-16 Quadruple Witching: Activity Summary and Expiry Discussion

Today is quadruple witching day!! Happy quadruple witching!!! When in need of a meaningless story, the financial media sure likes to point out when this happens, although, I’m skeptical if it’s really that much different from any other Friday. Well for our purposes, we know that means it will be a day of reckoning after… Read More DGI Adventure 09-16-16 Quadruple Witching: Activity Summary and Expiry Discussion

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