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whosejake1 6 posts  |  Last Activity: Oct 18, 2014 9:35 AM Member since: Apr 6, 2012
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    where is the events tab?

    by applup Oct 15, 2014 2:00 PM
    whosejake1 whosejake1 Oct 18, 2014 9:35 AM Flag

    I'm getting too old to be bothered with this rollercoaster ride.If I could find a better place for my play money,I'd put it there.I'm 60 and remember the good old days when schools encouraged kids to open passbook savings accounts that payed 5% guarenteed.Deregulation of the banking industry screwed the average investor to benefit wall street.I'd open an invester account with lending club,to get a safe return of 5-8%,but residents of my great state of NJ aren't allowed to participate in peer to peer lending.

  • Reply to

    where is the events tab?

    by applup Oct 15, 2014 2:00 PM
    whosejake1 whosejake1 Oct 16, 2014 11:19 AM Flag

    I can't find it either.You used to be able to click on it when you pulled up the interactive charts;I used it to find runups to the dividend date ,but it disappeared when they changed the format.I've just about given up on stocks anyway,I'm 80percent cash till things settle down.What a waste of time,all of my profits for this year disappeared in 2 weeks.

  • whosejake1 by whosejake1 Oct 9, 2014 8:22 AM Flag

    This stock ran up on good earnings,then down on no news that I could find.Is it just following the market direction or is something going on that I'm not reading about?Hopfully this runs back up with good earnings next month.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    #$%$ is wrong with this - i bought at 70

    by yashjadhwani3983 Sep 8, 2014 10:10 AM
    whosejake1 whosejake1 Sep 8, 2014 12:34 PM Flag

    I'm in at 65,I sold covered calls against my shares,just for some insurance against further drops.I'm at break even between the option premium,and the share value.If it drops a lot more,I'll buy back the options at a fraction of the amount I sold them for(I'll take a loss but it will be less because of the option premium I banked. I believe oil will rebound so I'll sit tight till it does.

  • Reply to

    I have been waiting for this pullback

    by bruisersampson Sep 4, 2014 7:31 PM
    whosejake1 whosejake1 Sep 4, 2014 10:50 PM Flag

    It.s been on my radar for some time(I follow IBD.s top 50) When oil stocks stop with this correction,I may start a position in SLCA .It ran up too fast ;it has to consolidate before it resumes the uptrend.I don't make a move till IBD tells me to.

  • Reply to

    New to DAL

    by airlease2000 Aug 8, 2014 7:49 AM
    whosejake1 whosejake1 Aug 14, 2014 5:39 PM Flag

    I sold covered calls on my shares;when it dropped I bought them back,for a fraction of the sale price .Now it's running back up again.I might sell more calls;rinse and repeat.

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