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 11-21-16 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 11-17-16 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

DGI Adventure 10-14-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Target Corporation (TGT) – $67.00 strike – Nov 04 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Tuesday 10/11/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I went through the full blown investment thesis process back when I wrote up the original TGT put investment thesis, which was published in August. The point of this post is just to document the trade.… Read More DGI Adventure 10-14-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Target Corporation (TGT) – $67.00 strike – Nov 04 Expiration

DGI Adventure 06-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis (revisited) – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – $53.00 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. I went through this exercise approximately 6 months ago when I bought 26 shares of VLO at a cost basis of $66.67 in my taxable account. The stock price is obviously down quite a… Read More DGI Adventure 06-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis (revisited) – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – $53.00 strike – June 24 Expiration