Alcoa (AA) - Position Update

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Into today's strength, I took the opportunity to roll my position forward even though it had little to no chance of being called away in 10 days.  I rolled it for 2 reasons.  This market is going up today based on "strong" financial news.  Citigroup said they were profitable for ...

Alcoa (AA) - Update Position

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

I took the liberty of selling my Acloa (AA) March calls into today's rally in the general market. While this bounce may go further, I do believe that it will be short lived and that we will go through or bounce around the November lows in the S&P. ...

AA - Update Position

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

I sold some Feb $10 calls on my Alcoa position.  I'm not waiting for better premiums for one main reason.  My annual percentage return went up for the price I sold them at today and I'm hesitant that we will get much of a bounce.  I would rather lock in ...

AA - Open Position

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Today I opened a position in AA. I entered the buy/write transaction on Friday and didn't get filled.  I got filled this morning.  The details: Buy: 200 @ $11.67 ($0 commission) Initial Investment: $2334 Sold: $10 strike @ $1.95 ( $5.50 commission) Net Investment: $1949.50 Expected Return: 2.30% I am ok with holding this for a ...