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Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 04-29-2021, 03:50 PM
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Posted By RVplusDog
Ugh. MRK after hours. :ó(

Ugh. MRK after hours. :ó(
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-01-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,331
Posted By RVplusDog
Retirement portfolio up 8.3% YTD. Self managed,...

Retirement portfolio up 8.3% YTD. Self managed, 60% equities & ETFs, 3% bonds including I-bonds, remainder crypto / cash including coverage for options & orders. Obviously this is a very volatile...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-31-2021, 10:47 AM
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Views: 75,162
Posted By RVplusDog
Since neither my BLUE nor my CLSN put options...

Since neither my BLUE nor my CLSN put options sold, I went for the VNDA. $14 4/16 put earns $40, so over 2.5% for under a month. Iíll take it - looks like I can profit selling calls if it ends up...
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By RVplusDog
I got a great deal trading in my used Jeep...

I got a great deal trading in my used Jeep Wrangler for a new one. 65,000 miles and almost 4 years old, too.

Maybe related - we mentioned to one person that we were thinking about maybe selling...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-27-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 75,162
Posted By RVplusDog
Itíll be fun to watch! I see your CLSN popped...

Itíll be fun to watch! I see your CLSN popped after you posted, also. Hope you got out at one of the peaks!
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-25-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Ok. I keep Guinness nitro stout in the fridge...

Ok. I keep Guinness nitro stout in the fridge always. I sold a put for abbv - if it gets assigned, Iíll do the same. You need to think up a shorthand term or acronym for the technique... high...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-25-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Liking the MRK reports... found this on...

Liking the MRK reports... found this on Bloomberg, dated 3/25: “ Merck’s Little Brown Pill Could Transform the Fight Against Covid. The antiviral drug molnupiravir, still in clinical trials, would...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-20-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,068
Posted By RVplusDog
I’ve made lots of friends by joining...

I’ve made lots of friends by joining interest-based facebook groups, in my case hiking, waterfalls, local events, and dog events/breeds. I also meet people in dog parks and walking around our...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-20-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By RVplusDog
My nephew made almost six figures out of college...

My nephew made almost six figures out of college with a MS in chem, working for an oil company. I haven’t heard of any other college grads making close to that unless they’re lucky, good, AND...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-20-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
TLDR: 500-ish. I swing trade it, generally...

TLDR: 500-ish.
I swing trade it, generally keeping a core of 500 shares with a very high limit sell on them. I trade blocks of 500 shares with a max in mind of 1500 shares at any one time. But...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-19-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Ok, I had asked if anyone participated in their...

Ok, I had asked if anyone participated in their broker’s “fully paid lending” programs a while back. Just got my first report from ETrade. They are paying me about $1.30 /day for my GBTC, which...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-04-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
If you look at my T chart, you can see their cost...

If you look at my T chart, you can see their cost for the stock would have been $14.84 (cur 28.72- option premium $13.88), so if it gets called before any dividends they only earn $.16 per share, $16...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-04-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Just for fun, I ran the same screen on AT&T. If...

Just for fun, I ran the same screen on AT&T. If you could hold on to it through the last dividend, your APY goes to 14.93% (this is for the 1/23 $15 calls)
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-04-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Ok, I slept on it and then created a scenario to...

Ok, I slept on it and then created a scenario to help clarify it in my mind. I used CVX for my example, because I think of it as one of the better dividend payers, but with more stock price risk. ...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-03-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
I donít understand why you wouldnít write the...

I donít understand why you wouldnít write the call at a higher strike price. Is it just to earn that higher premium up front? I can get static return of 5.4% on a $30 strike, earning $156 up...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-02-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 75,162
Posted By RVplusDog
Iím hoping the MRK news bodes well for our June...

Iím hoping the MRK news bodes well for our June options. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-merck-help-johnson-johnsons-131651792.html

Iím thinking of selling if those calls turn back to profit. ...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-02-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
I sold puts on a lot of stocks Iíd like to own. ...

I sold puts on a lot of stocks Iíd like to own. I think Iím at under 5% assigned. I sold a last-minute put on PLTR last week that came in at a price lower than the limit buy I had previously...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-21-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
I was hoping the fossil fuel companies have a bit...

I was hoping the fossil fuel companies have a bit more of upside during the first half of the year or so. And I think I remember seeing info from PSX on their roadmap away from fossil fuels... I...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-21-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
I happen to have a few lots of AG. E*TRADE is...

I happen to have a few lots of AG. E*TRADE is telling me I can get annualized static return on a $18 10/21 call of 36%!
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-20-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
We love this stock. Nephew recommended it a...

We love this stock. Nephew recommended it a month or two ago. After research, DH bought a lot and I bought a little. I kept mine, he bought more. I think his was 300% a couple of days ago.

I...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-19-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
I am so easy to please after 30 years at...

I am so easy to please after 30 years at Vanguard. The simple capability of single-click resubmitting expired orders almost makes me cry.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-19-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
Ok this thing is so cool. It will look at any...

Ok this thing is so cool. It will look at any stock lists (what you have, watchlist you set up, etc). I can tell it I want to sell a put, minimum stock discount (you choose: I picked 10%), and...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-19-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,844
Posted By RVplusDog
E*TRADE just finished getting my accounts...

E*TRADE just finished getting my accounts transferred over from Vanguard - and I wish I had done this years ago!

They have SO MANY tools! Conditional orders?!?! Options income finder? Ok gotta...
Forum: Other topics 02-19-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By RVplusDog
This pile was about 6-7í high, but itís higher...

This pile was about 6-7í high, but itís higher now. I see that we are supposed to have mid 30s & sunshine for several days in a row, so we will be transitioning to slush and then mud :-)
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-19-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By RVplusDog
Thank you! I’m due, will schedule.

Thank you! I’m due, will schedule.
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