Damocles Weekly Trade Journal
There are those who say fate is something beyond our command.That destiny is not our own – but I know better.Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it.– Merida (Movie: Brave) Prologue Option..
Prologue This week I am still reacting to the market meltdown that started July 31. Over the past 11 trading days, the Dow lost 1,600 points. As a result, my three Vertical Put Spreads that expires this coming Friday (8/16)..
We can never see past the choices we don’t understand.”– the Oracle (The Matrix) Prologue It was an iconic early Fall day in Central Texas - blue skies, fresh breeze, comfortable temperature. Feeling invigorated, I decide to spend a leisurely..
I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.—George Burns Prologue Every week I learn something new. Whether it's a caveat to an existing rule or a revelation that sets me back on my heels, this week's lesson was..
Prologue Tracking progress and behavior are essential to self-improvement. Whether I am keeping track of calorie intake at the dinner table, sit-ups repetition at the gym or lost balls on the golf course. Keeping a log of my activities is..
The most powerful force in the Universe – compound interest- Albert Einstein Prologue In a previous post, I described two strategies for using Cover-Calls; "1-week strategy" and "1-month strategy". The 1-Week strategy is for required portfolio adjustments. The 1-Month strategy..
These aren't the droids you're looking for.Obi-Wan: (Movie: Star Wars - A New Hope) Prologue I initially dipped my delicate tootsies in the tidal wave of Options trading by dutifully going through every online course that Ameritrade has to offer...
Prologue We learn from failures, not from success (Dracula)   I seem to be all over the map when it comes to a strategy for Cover Calls. I really do not have one to speak of and it has shown..
Prologue A goal without a plan is just a wish. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) There will always be fellow traders with more funding and more experience. Those who are the most experienced will run their options business on a schedule. All..