TMFSandman

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Wed Sep 20

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TMFSandman replied to the Portfolio Management board. 9:49 AM

Re: Selling verticals in Ira

If you're limited to selling puts in your IRA I'm not sure there is a good way around what you're asking since you're always going to be limited to cash secured puts and/or spreads. What I personally do is sell puts in my marginable, [more]

Tue Sep 19

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 7:14 PM

Re: Protective Put

JFizz,

Are these rec's from one of the premium services? If so, the premiums services have their own message boards patrolled by the analysts giving the recommendations. Try posting your question there. If you reply back here and state [more]

Mon Sep 18

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TMFSandman posted to the Inside Value boards. 11:24 AM

Sat Sep 9

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:25 PM

Re: Writing Calls on a fallen stock

There's not a lot of information provided so I'll just offer some general thoughts.

The primary thing to look at is what your view is on the underlying stock. Do you like the company? What's your valuation estimate for the [more]

Fri Sep 8

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TMFSandman posted to the Inside Value boards. 1:05 AM

Mon Sep 4

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 5:02 PM

Re: first covered call

Is the TMF Options strategy to set up a covered call on Shutterstock? TMF Options has its own boards patrolled by the analysts writing the recommendations. Go up to "Premium Advice" in the upper right hand corner of the Fool web page and [more]

Sun Aug 20

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Mon Aug 14

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Tue Aug 8

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Sat Jul 29

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 9:21 PM

Re: options question

A net debit means the trade would cost you money to set up. It's the opposite of "net credit," where the strategy would be cash flow positive at the outset.

Strictly writing just a call should always be a net credit since [more]

Fri Jul 28

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 11:33 AM

Re: Company Financials

If you're just starting out the "Reading Financial Reports for Dummies" is a great beginner book on the subject:

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Mon Jul 24

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TMFSandman posted to the Value Hounds board. 1:58 PM

Treasuries

Interest rates are headed back up again and one of the results is that US Treasuries might again be preferable to having money in a savings account. The benefit of holding US Treasuries is that the interest you earn is free from state income tax. In [more]

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TMFSandman posted to the Inside Value boards. 12:42 PM

Fri Jul 21

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:50 PM

Re: Writing options on ATVI

If you're paying for the Options service one of the big benefits is message boards that are patrolled by the analysts running the service. If you have a question about options, and especially if it's a question about an active recommendation, [more]

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TMFSandman replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 12:05 PM

Re: Writing options on ATVI

Writing covered calls or puts?

Writing covered calls is definitely not what you want to do if you are bullish on the company and eventually want to own more shares. With a covered call you write calls agains the shares of the company [more]

Thu Jul 20

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Wed Jul 19

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Tue Jul 18

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TMFSandman replied to the Value Hounds board. 11:37 AM

Re: Fannie and Freddie

Unlike a stock where the upside is unknown, with the preferred’s we know the maximum upside and downside: par if we win, $0 if we lose. The preferred's likely won't trade much above par since they're callable at par. We can plug some [more]

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