All Articles by Lee Lowell

  • Trade Update

    April 14, 2014

    The one drawback to this trade so far has been the lack of time allowed for others to enter, as it only took about 30 minutes for the put option price to move below my recommended sell price.

  • Profit Time!

    April 4, 2014

    Let’s go ahead and lock in some gains on one of our Intel put-sell positions.

  • Trade Update

    April 3, 2014

    I know everyone wants to get in on the trade, but let’s not “cheat” by selling it for cheaper than we should.

  • Market Update and Thursday Q&A

    March 20, 2014

    Once again, the little dip in the market by the end of last week has been mostly bought right back up again.

  • Market Update and Friday Q&A

    March 14, 2014

    We’ve seen a little bit of a pullback in the market over the last few days. Is this the beginning of a larger break to the downside that we’ve been looking for?

  • Friday Q&A

    March 7, 2014

    Lee Lowell responds to questions from members in his Friday Q&A column.

  • Unofficial Trades

    March 4, 2014

    Please continue to let us know how you’re faring with these trades over time, but please remember that I can’t give individual advice on what to do since they aren’t official recommendations.

  • New Trades?

    February 28, 2014

    With my frustration growing stronger by the day about how this market just hasn’t been giving us enough opportunities to enter new put-sell plays (because the market just keeps going up, up, up!), I’m going to offer up some “unofficial” trades that could whet the appetite of some of you trade-hungry members.

  • Profit Time!

    February 21, 2014

    We’ve been waiting longer than usual for our put-sell position to get down to our buy-back level. And this morning the offers came in.

  • Market Update and Friday Q&A

    February 14, 2014

    Looks like the market didn’t like the taste of the downside too much last week… and figured it might as well just go back up again. And that’s where we are today.

  • Trade Update

    February 10, 2014

    I know that trades move fast, and this is the reason why I try to give a cushion between the prevailing bid price ($0.44 in this case) and the lowest price I want you to sell for ($0.40 in this case).

  • Market Update and Friday Q&A

    February 7, 2014

    When we get a good move down like we’ve had, I like to wait to see where the bottom may come in before initiating new trades.

  • New Trade!

    February 7, 2014

    Let’s get a new trade going while this market is starting to bounce.

  • Friday Q&A

    January 31, 2014

    Lee Lowell responds to questions from members in his Friday Q&A column.

  • Market Update

    January 28, 2014

    As mentioned yesterday, we originally established (sold-to-open) this put option for a sale price of $0.35 per contract, and now we took profits by buying it back for $0.05 per contract.

  • Two New Trades!

    January 24, 2014

    With the market coming off a tad and landing on some support, let’s try to hop into two new trades today before we start to rally again.

  • Trade Update

    January 23, 2014

    With the fill at $0.07, it locked in a gain of $0.33 per contract and a return on initial margin of roughly 6.9% in the three and a half months the trade was open.

  • More Profits Hitting Today!

    January 22, 2014

    We originally established (sold-to-open) this put option for a sale price of $0.40 per contract, and now we want to take profits by buying it back for $0.07 per contract.

  • Trade Update and Friday Q&A

    January 17, 2014

    I’m going to keep this trade on the books for a bit more time until we hear from more members about fill prices.

  • Trade Results

    January 15, 2014

    Everyone should be completely filled by now on our two latest buyback orders.