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Investing Opportunity in Trump Times — Taking Advantage of Current Market Conditions

Madison Smerdell
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US ELECTION:

Following a vindictive and somewhat toxic election with all its allegations, accusations, FBI involvement, posturing, media bias, and more, the result was never going to be acceptable for half the population – either way.

Overall it is not …

Options Writer Series — Fear Creates Opportunity, PFE

Madison Smerdell
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By Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

November 7th, 2016

During times of fear and uncertainty, stocks prices make wide moves. Emotion  overrides common sense in the stock market and politics  Opportunity abounds. If Hillary wins,

Options Writer Series — Look Who Is Back (T)

Madison Smerdell
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By Warren Kaplanputoptions

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

November 3, 2016

T is back. I thought I lost it forever.  I owned it between $28 - $32.  I had sold many calls on it adding to my …

Options Writer Series — Win By Playing Defense

Madison Smerdell
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By Warren Kaplan

The Stock Option Writer

© Warren Kaplan 2011-2014

October 31, 2016

You can try to buy stocks at a price that makes you comfortable. If you don’t buy the stock, your return is the premium you received. …

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

Madison Smerdell
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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 …

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