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Closing

Closing the Crude Strangle

The rising price of crude made this trade a loser from the start. I am pleased to be able to scratch it. Commodity prices have been rising as the value of the US dollar has been dropping. Being able to break even when the price of crude shot up above…
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Closing Out Trilogy Metals

I am closing my final position in Trilogy Metals (TMQ) for a scratch. I believe it is too early to get excited about an economic recovery which would be required to sustain increasing base metals prices. As long as Trilogy is able to secure its access road, I anticipate that this stock…
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Closing Out the Cameco Trade Experiment

I am pulling the plug on the Cameco trade idea mentioned by Rick Rule during a BNN interview. Cameco is still worth owning in my opinion, but it is a poor candidate for option selling. The options are insufficiently liquid meaning that large bid/ask spreads reduce the actual credits received. The volatility component…
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