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Update 8 June 2011: The twitter feed of all company announcements is now at @mktbot which has an RSS feed. See goosmurf’s comment below for a Yahoo Pipes piggy back. Update 31 July 2009: I may have a solution, stay tuned and comment below if you want this. Alternatively use my contact form. Update 2007: …

Sell & Buy 5265 BHP @ 8.60

I haven’t heard if this deal went through at the market close but I assume it did. I basically sell and buy back at the same price thereby chrystalising some losses on BHP for the end of financial year. The options trades have been profitable so the entire position wasn’t too bad until this week. …

Sell 5 BHP Apr 9.73 Calls @ 0.20

I can’t add! In the last article on option trading, I said my net premiums on BHP were $0.495. The numbers given add up to $0.595! Actually now that I’ve checked my trading statements the after commission premiums are $0.4593. I pulled out my written trading strategy ;). It told me to write 5 BHP …

Buy 5 BHP March 9.49 Calls @ 0.05

That represents $0.17 x 5265 to close out the position. As these are covered calls I own 5625 BHP against which I write these calls. Since doing this BHP has gone from $9.95 to close today at $8.93 so it’s fallen $1.02 (my average buy price was below $9.95). In the same time I’ve earned …