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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2830 on: April 04, 2018, 03:39:01 PM »
Maybe if I open an account that supports options, I could get to like writing out of the money puts myself at prices where I'd be a willing buyer anyway. Getting paid $0.75 for $49.50 strike either means buying at effectively $48.75 or getting $0.75 per share return - close to 2% of the potential position in 9 days. It seems more attractive than a limit order at $48.75 except it can't be cancelled in the event of truly adverse news. For a high confidence stock trading fairly near my buy price it seems like a good way to profit from my willingness to buy even if the desired price doesn't materialize.


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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2831 on: April 04, 2018, 04:16:09 PM »
Wrote some BK $49.5-strike April 13 expiration puts for $0.75 per share.

I was trying to buy the stock today but it went up too fast!!

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2832 on: April 04, 2018, 05:21:25 PM »
Wrote some BK $49.5-strike April 13 expiration puts for $0.75 per share.

I was trying to buy the stock today but it went up too fast!!

I tried to write some 50-strike April 6 expiration puts but missed on those because the price went up too fast and my limit order did not execute.

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2833 on: April 11, 2018, 01:01:12 AM »
MO, GOOGL, FB

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2834 on: April 16, 2018, 02:17:17 PM »
Added to BRK.B, BAC, C, JPM.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2835 on: April 17, 2018, 06:53:03 AM »
Surprised at the lack of interest in CHTR at a price significantly lower than the price at which Rutledge and Malone just bought back 12% of the company... Or maybe people who are buying it just aren't mentioning it here.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2836 on: April 17, 2018, 07:41:10 AM »
I have been buying here, in addition to GLIBA and LBRDA

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2837 on: April 17, 2018, 08:06:04 AM »
Small chunk of TSE:KDX.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2838 on: April 17, 2018, 10:30:18 AM »
Surprised at the lack of interest in CHTR at a price significantly lower than the price at which Rutledge and Malone just bought back 12% of the company... Or maybe people who are buying it just aren't mentioning it here.
I bought LBRDA one page ago. :)

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2839 on: April 17, 2018, 10:40:19 AM »
I think charter has said they won't be buying back much this year.