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Options Writer Series — Barron’s. An Investment In Knowledge

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barronsBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

September 4, 2016

I love Barron’s. It is a weekly newspaper that comes hand delivered every Saturday about 6:00 AM. I cannot be sure because I don’t get up

Options Writer Series — The Halloween Bull Market. It Is Scary.

Madison Smerdell
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By Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

August 17, 2016

I like to buy stocks when I think they represent great value. In this market, it is very difficult. I have to seek companies that are …

Options Writer Series — Finding Value Is Getting Harder

Madison Smerdell
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sknfaknfkandfBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

July 25, 2016

Ever professional hates this stock market rally. It seems that every sale of stock is a mistake. The rational is that the stock is over priced

Options Writer Series — Does This Stock Market Seem Top Heavy To You?

Madison Smerdell
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market finBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

June 15, 2016

It seems top heavy to me.  Barron’s Ben Levisohn seems to think so in his latest article, The Trouble With Quality. He rings out the fact …

Options Writer Series — Is It Too Early To Invest?

Madison Smerdell
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By Warren Kaplaninvestments

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2016

May 6, 2016

 

This is from a diary of a stock option writer. Me

April 19, 2016

With the Dow Jones passing the 18,000 mark, every professional investor

Options Writer Series — Enjoy The Moment Of Rising Stock Prices

Madison Smerdell
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up marketBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

April 5, 2016

I had slowly accumulated a position in value stocks over the last 2.5 years. Then, I sold calls at relatively near strike prices. For example …

Options Writer Series — A Great 2 Months

Madison Smerdell
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war war picBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

March 1, 2016

The dead and boring stocks we have accumulated by being put shares have been turning into Cinderellas. We bought T below $31, VZ below $46, ED …

Options Writer Series — How To Handle The Current Stock Market Decline

Madison Smerdell
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falling-stock-marketBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

January 26, 2016

With the stock market averages rocking everyday, one should step back and understand that there are sane ways to take advantage of the craziness of others. …

Options Writer Series — Not All Companies Are Tied Into China

Madison Smerdell
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stock-dividendsBy Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

January 12, 2016

The American stock market is going the wrong way and even the stocks of unaffected companies have seen selling.  This always causes panic and selling shares …

DA BEARS…….*with full credit to Saturday Night Live and anyone in Chicago

Madison Smerdell
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salesThe significant sell-off on the first trading day of 2016 was, to me anyway, not a fluke but a forecast, and it’s not just the decline in the China markets. Like all sports, in the end the economy is all …

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