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Weekly options strategies for income For those interested in wrapping their brains around weekly calendars, butterflies, iron condors etc. for weekly income, you may be interested in a free
drrobhansen
Apr 22
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Re: new to group You might find something useful on either of these web pages: http://stockcharts.com/def/servlet/SC.scan http://www.barchart.com/stocks/signals/guide
Randy Harmelink
Apr 17
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Re: new to group You might find what you're looking for at            INCREDIBLE CHARTS   Bob Norcott bavage1@... On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:42 PM,
BOB NORCOTT
Apr 16
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new to group Hello, As you can read, I'm new to the group. Have enjoyed reading comments. I don't feel I'm qualified for input yet. I was wondering about trading strategies
lasagolf
Apr 15
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Re: RUT and SPX Settlement Date I believe I have seen mention that these will settle a day early. ________________________________ From: "robhansen5252@..."
rvd
Apr 12
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Re: RUT and SPX Settlement Date Ron, I called TOS last week to confirm - April monthly AM-settled index options will stop trading on Wednesday close and settle at Thursday open prices.
jcwing01
Apr 12
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Re: RUT and SPX Settlement Date Ron, I called TOS last week to confirm - April monthly AM-settled index options will stop trading on Wednesday close and settle at Thursday open prices. From:
    Jay Winger
    Apr 12
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    Re: TAX Question - please help Thanks Ken. Evidently, I've also never shorted stocks. Hello to everyone btw! I just joined. Glad to find the group active and the discussions informative.
    y26404986
    Apr 11
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    RUT and SPX Settlement Date Normally these two index options will settle on the open of the third Friday of each month. What will happen this week if the market is closed on Friday? RFH
    drrobhansen
    Apr 11
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    25070
    Re: Volatility of a stock Excellent explanation. Thank you.
    Anna
    Apr 10
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    Re: Volatility of a stock It all depends upon what you mean by "volatility of a stock." You can use historic volatility (HV), or what some refer to as statistical volatility (SV), which
    theoptionclub
    Apr 10
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    Volatility of a stock I am just curious as to if there is a way to know volatility of a stock ? Thanks Paul
    Peter
    Apr 10
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    Re: TAX Question - please help Yvette: It is not a function of the fact that it a leap. Any short security position, even selling a stock short, only will be considered as short term CG
    Kenneth Ginsberg
    Apr 10
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    Re: TAX Question - please help gis, always remember, the advice you get for free, whether tax advice or trading advice is worth what you paid for it.....again just my opinion with a
    gass20_joe
    Apr 10
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    Re: TAX Question - please help gis, first, don't take any tax advice from any member online groups even if you respect their trading expertise. just my opinion second, don't go to an
    gass20_joe
    Apr 10
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    Re: TAX Question - please help I stand corrected. Not having traded LEAPS, I wasn't aware of the distinction.
    y26404986
    Apr 9
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    Re: TAX Question - please help Gis, since you have a loss anyway, there is no hurry to file by April 15th. You can get an automatic extension until October 15th. If you owe any tax you would
    Nick Horowitz
    Apr 9
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    Re: TAX Question - please help Gis: Keep in mind you can always file Form 4868, which will give you an automatic 6 month extension to file your Federal US tax return. Ken From:
      Kenneth Ginsberg
      Apr 9
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      Re: TAX Question - please help And in any case, any short [leap] call or put, even if held over a year is still short term CG, not long term, whether expired or bought back at a profit or
      Kenneth Ginsberg
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help Thanks for your advice Kenneth, since time is running out, we will stick with H&R Block. Besides, I made an overall loss last year, so it should not matter
      Meuter Gisbert
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help I doubt there are many long-term expired options. ... [1]
      switch1947
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help By non qualified account I mean not a retirement account. So if you sold a call for a dollar and bought it back for a penny, you have a 99 cent gain less
      Jim Goodbody
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help GIS.. FWIW, I would definitely take the advice to see a tax preparer well versed in tax issues for investors/traders. In addition to the issue you specifically
      Kenneth Ginsberg
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help I said 'most' people. I did NOT say that was the correct treatment. In most cases, the tax effect would be minimal. Eventually, you will get called out or will
      switch1947
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help Jim, < > What happens to options that I buy back for $
      Meuter Gisbert
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help Hello David, thanks heaps for the detailed response!!! gis On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 12:33 PM, David Lightbody
      Meuter Gisbert
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help [1 Attachment] Hi Jack, thanks for coming back to me once again! In the meantime I found what I actually was looking for online. I wanted to know what 'Standard Deduction'
      Meuter Gisbert
      Apr 8
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      Re: TAX Question - please help [1 Attachment] To add to Jack's response, you would report it on Form 8949, Part I, with box (C) checked (assuming this is a Short-Term gain). If it is a Long-Term gain, use
      y26404986
      Apr 7
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      Re: TAX Question - please help [1 Attachment] I tried replying earlier, but it looks like it didn't go through the first time. To add to Jack's response, you should list the expired option on Form 8949,
      y26404986
      Apr 7
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      Re: TAX Question - please help For 2013 the IRS doesn't require brokers to send in info on option transactions. The Consolidated 1099 from your broker will show option purchase and sale
      David Lightbody
      Apr 7
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