01/08/16’s Buys and Sells Alert at 13:15PST

Another big down day. Bought back a number of CC’s that had lost enough value to produce less than 15% annualized return to expiration, locking in the premium. See below for transactions and notes.

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TtP-S As of: 10/22/15 13:39 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells. SPY DIA
Previous Close 194.05 164.96
Current Price 192.13 163.50
Day Low 192.00 163.39
Pete A % Chg from Prev Close -1.06% -0.95%
Buy Day!
(Based on low of the day)
Ticker Strike Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position
MET 40.00 2016-01-08 41.20 – – – – – – – – Bought

Today’s transactions:

Journal Notes:

1/8/2016 Friday

Mkt small up day; lots of big drops though

Several early buy backs

GPS – 1/8/2016 – Early BB for .09 $108.21 giveback $10.40 with 8 days remaining

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STX – 1/8/2016 – Early BB for .18 $102.41 Giveback $20.00 with 15 days remaining

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IP – 1/8/2016 – Early BB for .20 Giveback $21 with 15 days remaining

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X – 1/8/2016 – Sell CC

(should have been done near open, but too busy)

AMAT – 1/8/2016 – BB Early — why? For

AMAT has been up and down….magnified by market. I’ve been trapped by rolling into higher CC’s at a growing exp distance. Looks like a big bounce for this stock; should have BB earlier this AM

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01/04/16’s Buys and Sells Alert at 13:14PST

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TtP-S As of: 10/22/15 13:39 TtP-S Alert Display Format 2 Version 2.1
Moderator Message (if any): Today’s Buys & Sells. SPY DIA
Previous Close 203.87 173.99
Current Price 199.59 170.16
Day Low 198.59 169.35
Pete A % Chg from Prev Close -2.59% -2.67%
Buy Day!
(Based on low of the day)
Ticker Buy Price Buy Date Profit Target Sell Price Sell Date Profit Percent Annualized RoI % Current Position
WFM 31.00 2016-01-04 32.16 – – – – – – – – Bought
MS 31.00 2016-01-04 32.09 – – – – – – – – Bought
TtP-S BOT 1 MRK OPT MRK 160108C00053500 0.08 07:23:14 USD NASDAQOM 0.79 Call 53.5 20160108 38.41
TtP-S SLD 1 WFM OPT WFM 160219P00031000 1.21 07:51:26 USD NASDAQOM 0.80 Put 31 20160219
TtP-S BOT 1 RCI OPT RCI 160219C00035000 0.65 10:10:42 USD GEMINI 0.34 Call 35 20160219 73.56
TtP-S SLD 1 MS OPT MS 160219P00031000 1.19 10:29:52 USD CBOE2 0.73 Put 31 20160219

Day Log:

1/4/2016 Monday

BIG Mkt drop

Problem starting excel – finally succeeded after closing Outlook first

Big excel save failure. File disappeared. Restored from Carbonite.

Several buybacks to do as no juice left

MRK – 1/4/2016 – BB CC on big drop

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RCI – 1/4/2016 – BB CC on big drop

Moved up after this:

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Ended up paying .65

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WFM – 1/4/2016 – Sell CSP. Ignore tiny dividend. Sold for 1.21

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MS – 1/4/2016 – Sell CSP 7% held sector. Ignore div S

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