I Like to Trade Stocks and Options

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    Some educators now give actual trades

    for students to study. Here's one from me placed last week (9/10/15) you can follow. I sold puts "to open" which means I'm daring the market to sell me Sprint stock but only for a reduced price of $4. The price today is $4.85, a comfortable distance above the strike price since...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    Sep 14, 2015

    I sold every stock I own today - I am not happy

    with the markets action....maybe a good day for you to buy tomorrow...LOL BTW I follow CANSLIM...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    Risky...but I Like It !

    It's something I do since I am at home,kids are off to school.I feel productive.I am new to it however ,so I try to trade carefully.I mostly trade options and at the moment only 1 stock has had my attention... It's fun except when you make a bad trade ofcourse,then I go a little...
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

    I recently bought my first lateral spread.

    I've sold covered calls before. I've been having fun watching my new buy.
    subbifem subbifem
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Feb 13, 2014

    I Want To Learn To Be A Swing Trader

    Okay...I've done a lot of reading. I've started paper trading to see if I've learned anything from reading. I've been using the stochastic, MACD, the SMA (20, 50, and 200), and the candlestick methods. So far, as far as paper trading goes...I've gotten pretty good at...
    UpOnDaRoof UpOnDaRoof
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2013

    More DDD action. See my paper trades (still

    undecided): EP Link This is a real money, real time trade placed today, selling $9 strike price puts expiring next Friday Nov 13, 2015. This way if it pans out I cannot be accused of back peddling to appear smart and if it doesn't you'll know I'm honest. The stock is a dog, down...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2015

    So you think it's easy?

    HA! See my other trades which were real money, real time winners: EP Link Not every trade wins and few admit to the failures but since this was only on paper - recommended for beginners as you will soon see why - I'm baring the truth. A peep suggested playing DDD (3D Systems...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    You may first want to review my other trade: EP

    Link Today is 9/23/2015 and the trade I made was to sell to open a Coca Cola (KO) put with a $37.50 strike price good just until 10/2/15 after which I either will be owning 100 shares (not wanted) or breathing a sigh of relief I won another bet without buying stock. Analysis...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    1 Response Sep 23, 2015
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