All Articles by Lee Lowell

  • Update

    November 20, 2014

    I’m not overly concerned about the numbers causing another big hit to the stock price, but I never like when companies hit us with any other surprise announcement.

  • Trade Update

    November 11, 2014

    We like to close trades early before option expiration if we can capture at least 80% of the full value.

  • Trade Update

    November 5, 2014

    It’s best not to have to worry about an earnings blowup.

  • Profit Time!

    November 4, 2014

    In the end, though, try to get filled today or tomorrow before the close…

  • Trade Update

    November 3, 2014

    I just want to point out something quite interesting about how the options markets can work sometimes.

  • Happy Halloween!

    October 31, 2014

    Looks like we’ll be hitting more all-time highs today, as the market will be opening up big this morning.

  • Trade Update and Friday Q&A

    October 24, 2014

    We’ll wait until next week to buy this position back, hopefully at $0.07 per contract or cheaper.

  • Trade Updates

    October 23, 2014

    Although we couldn’t catch the bottom of this latest move with a new trade (yet) because the rise happened so quickly, our consolation is that many of our current positions will be able to be closed out soon for nice gains.

  • Profit Time!

    October 22, 2014

    Let’s lock in some gains while the market is going up.

  • Market Update

    October 21, 2014

    I know it’s hard to think about buying when it looks like the world is going to end, but it happens time and time again.

  • Trade Update and Friday Q&A

    October 17, 2014

    I’m currently keeping my eye on a few stocks right now that look promising for potential new put-sell trades, but as I said yesterday, some have earnings coming up in the near future, and I’d like to ride those out first.

  • Market Update

    October 16, 2014

    When I watch the markets, I look for patterns to emerge on the charts that show themselves over and over again at extreme turning points.

  • Trade Update

    October 9, 2014

    Remember, when stock prices fall, put option prices go up.

  • Trade Update and Friday Q&A

    October 3, 2014

    With the market bouncing back today, the put option prices have quickly fell below our sell range.

  • New Trade!

    October 2, 2014

    I want you to get as much as possible when selling these put options.

  • Market Update and Friday Q&A

    September 26, 2014

    We’ve had a decent little pullback in the market this week. But in the overall scheme of things, this is a teeny blip on the uptrend we’ve witnessed for months (and years) now.

  • Friday Q&A

    September 19, 2014

    With the upward bias we have in the marketplace (and have had for years now!), sometimes our window of opportunity to get filled at the suggested price closes a lot faster.

  • Trade Updates

    September 19, 2014

    This should be able to help a bunch of IMT members to get filled on the current play.

  • Trade Update

    September 18, 2014

    We were able to lock in gains on our put-sell position as outlined in Wednesday’s alert.

  • Profit Time!

    September 17, 2014

    Why leave your position exposed for all that time when you’ve already captured the bulk of the profits?

  • Trade Update and Friday Q&A

    September 12, 2014

    I saw many trades go across at our price of $0.40 per contract yesterday, as well as a few already this morning.

  • Remembering 9/11

    September 11, 2014

    It’s always a somber day for me because of my close connection with New York City.

  • Trade Update

    September 8, 2014

    So for now, we’ll remain out of the market and continue to hold the position we have.