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

DGI Adventure 09-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Whole Foods Market, Inc (WFM) – $27.50 strike – Sept 30 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Wednesday 09/07/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I originally did a full blown investment thesis way back in  October of 2015, when my wife was considering buying shares for her Roth IRA. She ended up pulling the trigger a few weeks later. Of… Read More DGI Adventure 09-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Whole Foods Market, Inc (WFM) – $27.50 strike – Sept 30 Expiration