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  • Date: 10/21/16 2:01 PM
  • Number: 83
  • Recommendations: 0
jcordaz,

Currently, the negotiations between Qualcomm and NXPI are signaling an all-cash acquisition price of $110/share. Assuming the price of NXPI begins to converge on $110 (currently $101 as I type this), and you wrote a $100 covered
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  • Date: 8/15/16 3:42 PM
  • Number: 648
  • Recommendations: 0
justloco,

What is your cost basis in the shares? It is important to know what you're in this for dollar-wise in order to offer up any insight on what you should do. For example, it might make more sense to roll the call up and out
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  • Date: 5/25/16 2:15 PM
  • Number: 98
  • Recommendations: 0
glamdring,

I think you just have to ask yourself whether you would be willing to buy FB shares today at a net cost of $111.90 if you could ($115 strike price minus $3.10 premium received), because by writing that put, that is what you are
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  • Date: 5/6/16 3:58 PM
  • Number: 41
  • Recommendations: 0
Luke,

Are you sure you are looking at the Jan 19, 2018 $640 and $650 calls? Those strike prices you are quoting seem way off. I am seeing $136.00/$140.60 for the $640 call and $129.70/$132.80 for the $650 call at 12:57 pm PDT. This
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  • Date: 5/6/16 12:59 PM
  • Number: 38
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi Jeff,

I have an unfilled limit order that I just put in at $5.90....with the midpoint currently being $6.40 as I type this, I don't see if filling today. I was actually considering moving up the strikes to $660/$650 where it appears
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  • Date: 2/23/16 3:51 PM
  • Number: 736
  • Recommendations: 0
Jim and others,

Thanks for the replies. Yeah, wake up call and not likely to happen again as I am always paying more attention than this! Sold to open the Aug 2016 $37 for $3.20. Net-net I lowered my cost basis in the 2017 LEAP call by
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  • Date: 2/23/16 1:41 AM
  • Number: 732
  • Recommendations: 0
Jim et. al,

In a rare moment of being "checked out" from my Options trades, I forgot to roll the Feb $33 written call and was assigned. My broker (Tradeking) immediately turned around and bought to cover on Monday at $36.16 so
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  • Date: 12/9/15 5:11 PM
  • Number: 73
  • Recommendations: 0
Dear Motley Fool,

Are you going to provide any guidance on the tender offer to buy back around 20% of NCR's stock, via Dutch auction...an event on which us stockholders need to make a decision today?

I have to believe that the
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  • Date: 10/12/15 6:15 PM
  • Number: 398
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi David,

I'm a bit confused by this verbiage from you in today's article: This, unfortunately, hasn't been enough to satisfy Wall Street -- and potential recent hiccups with the Session camera are now being interpreted as the death of
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  • Date: 9/4/15 12:45 PM
  • Number: 802
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Fools,

I would like to own NVDA shares (again) for the long haul and am going to take advantage of the high volatility we've been experiencing and write Nov 2015 $22 puts on NVDA today for around $1.54....a 7.5% yield in six weeks and
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