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November 25, 2014

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Markets Closed For Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Thanksgiving Day at 1pm. Enjoy the long weekend!

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December 02, 2014

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December 09, 2014

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December Monthly Options Expiration Day

December 19, 2014-December 20, 2014

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December 23, 2014

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Christmas Eve Day

December 24, 2014

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Markets Closed For Christmas Day

December 25, 2014

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December 30, 2014

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Markets Closed For New Year's Day

January 01, 2015

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Terry's Tips Stock Options Trading Blog

November 17, 2014

An Interesting Way to Invest in China Using Options

A week ago, I reported on a spread I placed in advance of Keurig’s (GMCR) announcement which comes after the market close on Wednesday. I bought Dec-14 140 puts and sold Nov-14 150 puts for a credit of $1.80 when the stock was trading just under $153. The spread should make a gain if it ends up Friday at any price higher than $145. You can still place this trade, but you would only receive about $1.15 at today’s prices. It still might be a good bet if you are at all bullish on GMCR.

Today I would like to discuss a way to invest in China using options. One of our basic premises at Terry’s Tips is that if you find a company you like, you can make several times as much trading options on that company than you can just buying the stock (and we have proved this premise a number of times with a large number of companies over the years). If you would like to add an international equity to your investment portfolio, you might enjoy today’s discussion.

Terry

An Interesting Way to Invest in China Using Options: My favorite print publication these days is

November 11, 2014

Stock Option Strategy for an Earnings Announcement


One of the best times to use an options strategy is just before a company makes its quarterly earnings announcement. That is the time when puts and calls get very expensive. When the earnings come out, investors are usually disappointed or elated, and the stock price often makes a big move. That is why those puts and calls are so expensive just prior to the announcement.

Since our favorite stock options strategy is to sell options just before expiration, the pre-announcement time is often the perfect time to take action. Today I would like to share a recommendation I made to paying subscribers over the past weekend.

Terry

Stock Option Strategy for an Earnings Announcement

Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) has had quite a year, more than doubling in value. Coke came along at the beginning of 2014 and bought a billion dollars’ worth of GMCR stock (and so far, they have . . .

October 31, 2014

How to Make 60% to 100% in 2014 if a Single Analyst (Out of 13) is Right – an Update

Last week we discussed vertical spreads. This week, I would like to continue that discussion by repeating some of what we reported in late December of last year. It involves making a relatively long-term (one year) bet on the direction of the entire market.

And again, a brief plug for my step-daughter’s new fitness invention called the Da Vinci BodyBoard – it gives you a full body workout in only 20 minutes a day right in your home. She has launched a KickStarter campaign to get financing and offer it to the world – check it out: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/412276080/da-vinci-bodyboard

Terry

How to Make 60% to 100% in 2014 if a Single Analyst (Out of 13) is Right – an Update

This is part of we wrote last December – “Now is the time . . .

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Making 36% – A Duffer's Guide to Breaking Par in the Market Every Year in Good Years and Bad

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