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  • Strategy | Oct 22, 2015, 10:26 AM

    DIARY of a FIRST TIME TRADER – ASSIGNED for the VERY FIRST TIME

    DIARY of a FIRST TIME TRADER – ASSIGNED for the VERY FIRST TIME

    So that happened.  I was selling puts on FIT & I got assigned aka, the price of the stock settled below the put I sold at expiration.  I was obligated to purchase 100 shares of FIT at the strike price I had sold. Let’s recap my trading strategy.  I planned to sell FIT puts until I got assigned and then sell calls….so everything is going according to plan right??? Well not exactly… I sold a 45 strike put back when FIT was trading up around $50.  Ugh. [...]

  • Education | Aug 6, 2015, 12:46 PM

    DIARY of a FIRST TIME TRADER – Oops I did it again!

    DIARY of a FIRST TIME TRADER – Oops I did it again!

    So I just started trading…about 2 weeks ago.  I’d been thinking about it for years, I’ve watched thousands of options videos.  Literally thousands!  I’m the producer of CBOETV so, yeah, I’ve created…edited…filmed…reviewed ohhhhhhhh about 10K options related videos.  BUT I’d never placed a single options trade.  I decided it was time to stop buying shoes, and start trading options! Of all the strategy content I’ve[...]