Saturday, December 7, 2013

KDK Weekly Report (IAU Put Trade and More) 12/7

KDK Fund once a week will write about the week's performance, the thoughts on the future trades, and other financial information thought to be relevant to the account.

- IAU December $12.00 Put Trade - During the week, IAU dropped from a close of $12.13 last Friday to a close of $11.93 this Friday. The put price stayed the same at $0.20. There was positive news on the economic, employment, and manufacturing numbers that were instrumental in this week's drop. The likelihood of the drop continuing is high as the Federal Reserve meets on the 17th and 18th of December to discuss the possibility of tapering the $85 billion monthly QE. Gold is nearing the yearly low. There has not been a large volume day to indicate that a bottom has been reached. Technicals and fundamentals are suggesting a continuation of the down trend. There is still quite a bit of interest in the trade as the time value is higher than expected. Positives for gold include buying pressure from China. KDK Fund will continue with the trade as it is. The goal is still $1.00 for the put. The trade will end by December 20. The initial post of this trade can be found here.

- The fund is gearing up to make its first trade of 2014. It will be made in either the first or second week of January. The plan is to buy Verizon, Ford, Google, United Healthcare, and Costco (not order specific) during the year.

** This blog is just information and opinion regarding a particular fund. It is not to be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Do your own due diligence before trading or investing.**

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