rmenschel

Robert Menschel

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Fri Apr 29

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:24 AM

Re: Transitioning from funds to stocks - suggestions

My company was purchased, and so I had to move my 401K to new owner, or elsewhere. I took about 20% of the 401K and moved it into ETrade (where I had high-interest savings at the time), figuring this would be my experimentation money, and the rest [more]

Wed Apr 27

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 11:53 PM

Re: pay down low-interest debt or save?

Since this is a HELOC, what tax bracket are you in? Remember that the interest you pay on the HELOC is deductible. If you pay 25% in taxes, that 4% interest can become 3% after taxes.

What flexibility do you have in that Roth IRA? If it's [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Options Beginners board. 9:03 PM

Re: Extending a covered call

>>and the option sold on February 8.
> I don't understand what you mean by that.

I put in my offer (a sell order) to sell the option contracts in January, with a price limit of $1.30. On February 8, someone purchased the [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Investing Beginners board. 10:03 AM

Re: What I'm looking at

Expecting oil and therefore jet fuel prices to go back up (within a year or two), I would not invest in any airline stock at this time.

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:05 AM

Re: Paying down Mortgage

The right answer depends on housing appreciation. What you have now is a leveraged purchase of an investment, real estate. You paid a small fraction of what that real estate is worth.

Owing almost all of the mortgage to the bank, if housing [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 12:56 AM

Re: Options - Selling Puts

> I own Under Armour. Since it is a decently volatile stock, I'd like to add to my position if it ever fell to, let's say $60/share (Currently trading at 76). I'll maybe give it 3 months.

Good. Options expire according to calendar, so you [more]

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rmenschel posted to the Options Beginners board. 12:19 AM

Extending a covered call

In January, with EXC hovering around $27 a share, I offered to sell contracts for EXC at a strike price of $33, expiration April 15, for $1.30. The stock rose about 14% in two weeks, and the option sold on February 8. EXC then happened to reach that [more]

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