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  • Date: 6/23/18 2:27 PM
  • Number: 8830
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi Travis,

So after using options for several years, I started to read some member posts asking if it weren't better to take gains early. If you've taken in 70, 80, 90% of potential gains should you stay in or get out of the
  • Date: 6/22/18 4:27 PM
  • Number: 2221
  • Recommendations: 4
Here's a bit of an update to what I wrote about MarketGrader. Previously I had written:

The second is a thirty-day trial that I have started with MarketGrader. Their big draw is covering almost 37K global companies. The trial
  • Date: 6/22/18 11:22 AM
  • Number: 61
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Pros,

I continue to have covered calls and short puts on Skyworks. Today I rolled 29June2018 $105 calls to 27July2018 for a net credit of $1.20.

My short puts are at a $100 strike, expiring in August.

The ongoing
  • Date: 6/21/18 5:37 PM
  • Number: 4428
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Pro,

From the earlier discussion I'm understanding that this is the right place to discuss positions that I'm running that are outside Pro and Options recommendations entirely.

On 19 March I started a Diagonal Call on
  • Date: 6/20/18 2:43 PM
  • Number: 4374
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi bags,

(BlackBerry (NYSE: BB): Set up a covered call by first buying stock. Then, for every 100 shares purchased write ("sell to open") one September 2018 $12.50 call. Pay no more than an $11.20 net debit.)

Is this

  • Date: 6/20/18 2:39 PM
  • Number: 22377
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi Jim and Ron,

Ron asked, Can I figure out the historic options prices?

Jim answered, Not by any direct observation. Once an option is gone, historical data disappears with it. On a platform like IB, for active options,
  • Date: 6/20/18 9:12 AM
  • Number: 582
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Jim,

So how soon is the Motley Fool Options field trip to Manila?



  • Date: 6/20/18 9:10 AM
  • Number: 2488
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi Derf,

Just getting started here....not real comfortable with the process (have not done a covered call)

If you have not done so, take time to read through the materials found on the Guidebook tab. Also make sure you have
  • Date: 6/19/18 8:47 PM
  • Number: 22375
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi David,

I also generally agree with your (and others') comments about not wanting undue risk. But does putting $50,000 of a million dollar portfolio into a portfolio of 5 real estate deals represent increased risk? Or is buying
  • Date: 6/19/18 6:58 PM
  • Number: 22366
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi Super,

How do I know when official recommendation is suggested?

Official Recommendations will arrive in your e-mail as Trade Alerts. You can also find from the Options home page by clicking on "Alerts &
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