Don't forget the "Safe Harbor" rules that allow you to pay zero to very little in estimated payments if you fall under specific criteria.
In other words, "Using this particular example, you will now pay 16 times the former commission rate or a 1500% increase."
What about the...
If you are approved at the level of selling uncovered calls and puts, there should not be a problem.
You asked, "Would they require more margin...
"#1. When selling a call and a put this is called? and is it naked?
Three weeks ago,
I sold the 113 strike call @ about a buck
and sold the...
Yes, I agree. The details would be helpful not only for us but for yourself as well.
What instrument (s) were you using?
Well, if I am understanding everything correctly, from the information you posted:
1) In the account, you are long 100 shares of Thompson Creek...
From what you wrote, it looks like you are long 1 contract at a strike price of 11. With the stock at 13+, it appears that this contract will just...
Perhaps it might be best to call the broker directly.
We don't have enough details.
If you are long the contract and there is no bid, there...
You tried to sell to close and the order was rejected?
Are you sure you are long this 1 contract?
I just saw your message.
So you sold the 108 calls and bought the 109 calls for a credit of .10.
Right now, my quotes show the...
That settlement number can be unpredictable. Even if the SPX opens up +10, for example, there is no guarantee that the...
First, you made out very well with your 1100/1075 call spread. Congrats.
However, because that spread is rather wide (25...
Those SPX weekly options are treated the same as the monthly ones. They settle on the AM price.
They are no longer trading today.
A mere $20 investment @.01/share on July 29, 2009 has you driving away in a new car today. :D
Congratulations Mark and keep up the good work.
With the 1:20 reverse split shrinking the float and the huge volatility, you might not want to take too large of a position on those bear call...
A $176,000 aggregate options trade.
How many contracts?
Very good points.
I asked for the cost basis to get a better overview of the situation. You are correct though - many people (I...
There is always the option of turning it into a spread. Maybe you could sell the 985s. But the problem is, the 975 contracts are less than 3 right...
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