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October 2008 Expiry Update

Here’s an update on my current positions. Arbitrage Account: Own 400 XHB @ cost of $22.72 : XHB closed at $14.30 (position at -$3,368.00) : Cash Flow $2,058 Note: I own 400 shares of XHB with 4 contracts for Dec … Continue reading

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September 2008 Expiry Update

Here’s an update on my current positions. Arbitrage Account: Own 800 400 XHB @ cost of $22.72 (400 @ $22.72, 400 @ $19.80) : XHB closed at $22.33 (position at -$156.00) : Cash Flow $2,058 Note: 400 shares of XHB … Continue reading

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August 2008 Options Expiry Update

Here’s an update on my current positions.  I hope I captured all the cash flow right below. Arbitrage Account: Own 800 XHB @ average cost of $21.26 (400 @ $22.72, 400 @ $19.80) : XHB closed at $19.26 (position at … Continue reading

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Options Expiry Update July 2008

Arbitrage Account: Own 800 XHB @ average cost of $21.26 (400 @ $22.72, 400 @ $19.80) : XHB closed at $17.01 (position at -$3,400) Own 400 DDM at cost of $74.30 : DDM closed at $62.35 (position at -$4,780) Mini … Continue reading

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A Word On Paper Losses

Lately, more and more people have expressed concerned about the down turn in markets and the viability of continued profits through ETF Covered Calls and I think too many people are missing the point. Here’s what my aggregate portfolio looks … Continue reading

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When Covered Call Options Convert to Non Standard Options

I’d been traveling again and I failed to notice that my OIHER call options had undergone a change. I figured I’d write about it since I’ve been asked this question before in the past. If you read the news, you … Continue reading

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Options Expiry Update

Today is options expiry so let’s review some transactions for the month of April that ended with today’s expiry. In the Power Funds Account: Bought 200 QID (Short QQQ) @ $46.74 and Sold 2 QIDDU (April $47 Strikes) for $1.20 … Continue reading

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