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  • Date: 6/28/17 2:08 PM
  • Number: 6580
  • Recommendations: 0
That was a huge help!

Hopefully even with my math mistakes.

$10 upside less $1.85 net debit to roll = $8.15, not $9.15, realized gain.

$15 upside less $4.95 net debit to roll = $10.05, not $11.05, realized
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  • Date: 6/28/17 1:22 PM
  • Number: 1334
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi WABAC,

That short $30 Jan-2018 put is part of the official Jan-2018 $30 synthetic long position. Nothing to be done at this point, but I would expect the position to be rolled out another 2 years once the Jan-2020 LEAPS options become
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  • Date: 6/28/17 1:15 PM
  • Number: 6578
  • Recommendations: 2
I bought a JAN 2018 $95 call on BABA and paid $20.67. I helped pay for it by selling a July 21 $120 call and was paid $4.19. The paid call is now $48.49 and the sold call is $21.50. I would like to hold onto the paid call, but need advise on when
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  • Date: 6/28/17 11:02 AM
  • Number: 43600
  • Recommendations: 1
Celgene

Not a recommendation of this service, therefore no opinion.

Jim
  • Date: 6/28/17 7:53 AM
  • Number: 9401
  • Recommendations: 4
It's been estimated that most $100 bills are involved in some form of criminal activity because the denomination makes it easy to move large amounts of money around. Tax evasion, drugs, gambling, prostitution, etc.

Of the $1.5 trillion
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  • Date: 6/27/17 7:13 PM
  • Number: 13942
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi joker,

At what point is it likely that an option holder would exercise early to collect the dividend?

I sold some AFCI 15C expiring in July. AFCI closed today at $14.90 and goes ex-div on 6/29 with a projected dividend of

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  • Date: 6/27/17 2:27 PM
  • Number: 29329
  • Recommendations: 2
I am of the opinion rather that the up and down movement in the price of stocks is based more on the historical annual cycle where the 3 or 4 month period from May to October is usually a period when little of real significance affecting share
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  • Date: 6/27/17 7:24 AM
  • Number: 11361
  • Recommendations: 1
Austin to Madison -- very similar towns save the weather.

That's a pretty big difference, though, isn't it? Probably big enough to make up for all the similarities. :-)

Jim
  • Date: 6/26/17 7:56 PM
  • Number: 36668
  • Recommendations: 1
It sounds like it's more a shot at Alphabet and its YouTube Red than something aimed at Netflix.

Cheers,
Jim
  • Date: 6/26/17 7:46 PM
  • Number: 43588
  • Recommendations: 1
So essentially I'm imagining that I have an account that is invested in SPY with all dividends reinvested that takes the same deposits as my real account.

I've been using IRR since that's what my spreadsheet has. I'm

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