Naked Put Trades Closing on April 30 (ETSY, SQ)

I had two naked put trades close this week: ETSY and SQ. Both had April 30 expiry dates and both stocks closed above the strike today but both trades were closed on April 28 with the buy-to-close trade management orders I had placed. I track the average annualized...

Naked Put Trade Initiated With Square (SQ)

On Tuesday, I placed an order to sell Apr-30 $225.00 Square puts for $2.10 but the share price rose immediately and my order wasn't close to being filled so I didn't check on it anymore that trading session. As it turned out, the price of Square shares did fall enough...

Naked Put Trades Closing on April 16

I had three naked put trades close on April 16 and each produced a different result. ViacomCBS (VIAC) On April 07, I sold Apri-16 $40.00 puts for $0.32. Late in the trading session on Friday, VIAC was trading below $40.00 and I didn't want to be assigned the shares so...

Naked Put Trade Initiated with Peloton (PTON)

Peloton Yesterday I opened a 7 DTE naked put trade with Peloton by selling Apr-16 $110.00 puts. If the shares aren't assigned to me, this trade has the potential to generate a 31% annualized return.   Trade Table The table below shows the results of my most...