05/26/15’s Buys and Sells Alert at 08:30PST

As I change over to use of SELLING PUTS instead of BUYING STOCK directly (on Buy Days), my reporting method as it has been will not work.

So, I’ll paste in a transaction record.

The goal is for the CSP to expire worthless on June 19th (they both happen to have that expiry date). OR, for the stock to rise enough that I can buy them back for .05 or so.

Note that I do NOT return as much cash as I would with a regular buy and sell (if the PT is reached), but overall, the 24 days to expiry, in theory, allows for TWO sales of PUTS in the 50 day or so average sale period of a TtP-S Purchase. For instance AEP would have returned $96.37 at PT for a TtP-S trade. It returns $90 in 24 days (or sooner) if it works as a CSP acquisition. OR, I buy the stock for $55 instead of $55.06 AND keep the $90 for an effective purchase price of $49.10 if I’m assigned on expiration day (or sooner). If I’m assigned, it becomes a standard TtP-S trade, and if appropriate, I’ll sell calls until it’s gone….

My “work in progress” CSP Hunter” sheet which uses real-time data feeds from my broker. Illustrated is the setup for the AEP CSP sell this morning.

TtP-S As of: 05/26/15 08:26 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells. Pete A SPY DIA
Previous Close 213.50 182.79
Current Price 212.99 182.26
Day Low 212.91 182.04
% Chg from Prev Close -0.28% -0.41%
NOT a Buy Day
(Based on low of the day)
Today’s Buys/Sells
Ticker Buy Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position

05/18/15’s Buys and Sells Alert at 10:55PST

This is another result of an experiment with CC’s. The CC’s didn’t work out profitably, but the stock trade did.

The CC’s actually had the effect of causing a longer hold, but added 2.7% to the profit. The close today was triggered by looking at the chart and trying not to be piggy.

TtP-S As of: 05/18/15 10:52 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells. Pete A SPY DIA
Previous Close 212.44 182.48
Current Price 213.10 182.77
Day Low 212.16 182.19
% Chg from Prev Close -0.13% -0.16%
NOT a Buy Day
(Based on low of the day)
Today’s Buys/Sells
Ticker Buy Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position
MET 50.35 2015-04-17 51.86 53.24 2015-05-18 5.70% 91.45% Sold

05/15/15’s Buys and Sells Alert at 07:08PST

This is one that would have made a gross return of 2.7% without the sale of a CC which brought it up to 3.3%

(See below for a snip from my tracking sheet, and one from the (under test) position reporter.

TtP-S As of: 05/15/15 07:06 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells. Pete A SPY DIA
Previous Close 212.21 182.13
Current Price 212.21 182.26
Day Low 212.12 182.18
% Chg from Prev Close -0.04% 0.03%
NOT a Buy Day
(Based on low of the day)
Today’s Buys/Sells
Ticker Buy Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position
MO 51.24 2015-04-28 52.52 52.65 2015-05-15 2.71% 71.14% Sold

From My Tracking Sheet:

From Version 1 of Position Reporter (showing detailed transactions):

TtP-S Alert 2015/05/12 at 13:16 BUY DAY Reported Buy/Sell Transactions SOLD RCI Covered Call

Notes from my journal…attempting to retrieve cash from a sludge transaction

RCI – **** Sell CC (PT: 47.38)

Thursday, May 07, 2015

2:51 PM

June 10, 2015 Ex Date

5/12/2015 12:02 PM trying to sell cc, but stock just dipped–then it rebounded.

5/12/2015 1:12 PM – Screen Clipping

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5/12/2015 1:15 PM – Screen Clipping

5/12/2015 11:58 AM – Screen Clipping

05/12/15’s Buys and Sells Alert at 08:46PST

TtP-S As of: 05/12/15 08:40 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells.

Not actual buy! Sell of a CSP.

Pete A

SPY DIA
Previous Close 210.60 181.08
Current Price 210.00 180.62
Day Low 208.62 179.27
% Chg from Prev Close -0.94% -1.00%
Buy Day!
(Based on low of the day)
Today’s Buys/Sells
Ticker Buy Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position
VZ 48.50 2015-05-12 49.71 CSP – – – – – – – – Bought

TtP-S Alert 2015/05/08 at 15:14 NOT Buy Day Reported Buy/Sell Transactions NOTE

There were no “traditional TtP-S” trades today, but some options stuff. Mostly I won’t be reporting this stuff until I have a better way (too much cut/paste).

Dealing with options (CC’s and CSP’s) in a TtP-S extension is MUCH more complicated and time consuming, but it does (so far, anyway) produce some pretty good cash flow.

I don’t have a great way to report the data yet, so below is a hodgepodge. Please ignore if it doesn’t suit.

TtP-S Alert 2015/05/06 at 10:46 BUY DAY Reported Buy/Sell Transactions CSP SOLD: DOW

Please see “notes” pasted below. I chose DOW because of extended weekly options AND it was green on http://www.ttp-s.com/php/rsiRT.php the RT screener.

DOW – CSP

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

10:23 AM

5/6/2015 10:31 AM – Screen Clipping

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5/6/2015 10:36 AM – Screen Clipping