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And for options, also the same. 57 million option contracts traded in the US yesterday. This was the largest option volume day in history.”

I did my little part to pump up the option volume on Thursday!
I sold Berkshire covered calls.

Not that I'm bearish as such, but I'm a retired fellow who has to sell some shares from time to time for expenses.
I've been fixing to sell a few shares for a while to raise some money, but not in any great hurry.
So I've been writing repeated calls till they disappear.
During a price dip they have little return left so I close them early to take the profit, then replace them on the next rally.
It has been kind of fun, and will certainly have improved the overall price I receive relative to having sold the shares when I started in September.
So far I'm doing better by $14.90 per B share.
It's unknowable whether it will have improved the price I receive had I simply sold on the day they finally disappear, but as time goes on the odds increase.
And it keeps my itchy fingers from doing trades that are dumber. I can only aspire to Mr Buffett's level of sloth.

Jim
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