DGI Adventure 03-14-17 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) – $237.50 strike – Mar 15 Expiration

This trade was executed yesterday 03/13/17. I don’t go through my investment thesis process for index fund trades. The idea behind passive index investing is to completely give in to efficient market hypothesis, so there isn’t really any point in looking at a bunch of quantitative metrics. There’s also no warm and fuzzy or cold… Read More DGI Adventure 03-14-17 Sold Cash Secured Put – SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) – $237.50 strike – Mar 15 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 12-21-16 – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever – UVXY Put Update

Back at the end of September I started an experiment to short what could only be described as one of the absolute worst stocks ever created: The ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY). In case you missed it, I covered the basics of why I wanted to short this dog in this post published… Read More DGI Adventure 12-21-16 – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever – UVXY Put Update

DGI Adventure 11-12-16 – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever – UVXY Put Update

Back at the end of September I started an experiment to short what could only be described as one of the absolute worst stocks ever created: The ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY). In case you missed it, I covered the basics of why I wanted to short this dog in this post published… Read More DGI Adventure 11-12-16 – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever – UVXY Put Update

DGI Adventure 09-30-16 Choose the form of the Destructor – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever

If there was an investment vehicle that was specifically engineered to destroy equity in the name of mimicking the short term moves of a futures market, what would you do with that investment vehicle? “Wait a second”, you might say. “There aren’t any investment vehicles that are engineered to destroy equity. That’s silly.” Yes it… Read More DGI Adventure 09-30-16 Choose the form of the Destructor – Shorting the Worst Stock Ever