My Trading Account Status 11/7/2014

Here are my holdings as of November 7th, 2014:

DescriptionSymbolQuantityDate AcquiredCost BasisMarket Value
TOTAL$16,827.21
AFLAC INCAFL10001/31/14$6,278.95$5,854.00
AFLAC INCAFL8903/27/14$5,540.75$5,210.06
AFLAC INCAFL1111/7/14$652.74$649.66
AT&T INCT1008/22/14$3,463.60$3,550.00
CASH$1,503.21

I haven’t made any trades in the month of October. The first half of October was just baaad. It was hard to sell anything since doing so would result in a loss which I was not willing to take. The only reasonable course of action I had was to hold … Read more

My Trading Account Status 9/22/2014

Here are my holdings as of September 22th, 2014:

DescriptionSymbolQuantityDate AcquiredCost BasisMarket Value
TOTAL$16,624.38
AFLAC INCAFL10001/31/14$6,278.95$5,854.00
AFLAC INCAFL8903/27/14$5,540.75$5,210.06
AT&T INCT1008/22/14$3,463.60$3,550.00
DEERE & CO DE249/8/14$1,984.71$2,009.76
CASH$0.56

I didn’t make a trade last week. There is nothing much to report here.

DE will pay out a cash dividend of $0.60 per share on 11/3/14 to shareholders, with an ex-dividend date of 9/26/14. So maybe we will see an upward movement in DE in the next couple … Read more

My Trading Account Status 9/13/2014

Here are my holdings as of September 13th, 2014:

DescriptionSymbolQuantityDate AcquiredCost BasisMarket Value
TOTAL$16,717.67
AFLAC INCAFL10001/31/14$6,278.95$5,979.00
AFLAC INCAFL8903/27/14$5,540.75$5,321.31
AT&T INCT1008/22/14$3,463.60$3,450.00
DEERE & CO DE249/8/14$1,984.71$1,966.80
CASH$0.56

Maybe I jinxed myself last week by trying to be more creative with the title of the post. The total value of my trading account dropped below $17,000 again.

I had a long day, and I was really tempted to hold off writing this post today. However, I wonder … Read more

Account Status: Back Over $17,000!

Here are my holdings as of August 30th, 2014:

DescriptionSymbolQuantityDate AcquiredCost BasisMarket Value
TOTAL$17,116.21
AFLAC INCAFL10001/31/14$6,278.95$6,146.00
AFLAC INCAFL8903/27/14$5,540.75$5,469.94
AT&T INCT1008/22/14$3,463.60$3,515.00
CASH$1,985.27

I made no trades this past week.

The cash balance increased from last week because I received cash dividend of $69.93 from my 189 shares of AFL.┬áNow I have $1,985.27 of cash to work with. However I still feel that is not enough for selling a put. The search for something under $19 had been futile … Read more

My Trading Account Status 8/30/2014

Here are my holdings as of August 30th, 2014:

DescriptionSymbolQuantityDate AcquiredCost BasisMarket Value
TOTAL$16,985.70
AFLAC INCAFL10001/31/14$6,278.95$6,124.00
AFLAC INCAFL8903/27/14$5,540.75$5,450.36
AT&T INCT1008/22/14$3,463.60$3,496.00
CASH$1,915.34

First of all, let me apologize (to my dear semalt readers). I didn’t write an update last week because I didn’t have the time.

However, I did make a trade in the week of August 17th. In my last post, I said that I might write another put option. I did, but not on WFC. In … Read more