Category Archives: Options

Yes, I Went Short Today

As noted on StockTwits, I closed my speculative Oct 29 call position in $SLV position prior to the close for a very nice gain (selling at an average of 3.47 from 2.75 for a 26% gain in 2 days).  I … Continue reading

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What I’m Looking At

It figures that my first post ‘of note’ was originally linked to the wrong post.  Fuck me.  My bad.  In light of those events, I suppose I now owe it to the world to sack up and put my money … Continue reading

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Late Night Update

I’ve been busy with a new project today so I haven’t time to delve into anything pertaining to the stock exchange this evening. I did liquidate the call section of the $QQQ strangle position that I started last week at … Continue reading

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Trading Volatility

After seeing the futures reverse from –300 to being up +200, I have come to the realization that trying to trade directionally in this market is damn near impossible.  Today, my efforts have turned to: how to try and profit … Continue reading

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Trade Rationale: $QQQ

I mentioned last Wednesday night about how I felt the market was reaching a short term point of inflection.  Yes, I use a few technical indicators…but as with most of my trading decisions, it’s more of a ‘feel’ than a … Continue reading

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Weekend Watchlist (cont.)

Ahh Saturday…I’m looking forward to football season.  In the meantime, allow me to continue with some stock analysis of names that I have begun to populate my watchlist. A bit of background, I have decided to refine my industry performance … Continue reading

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(Getting) Oversold

Well, after today’s nightmarish session on the stock exchange, all indications point to the market being close to oversold.  Nevertheless, the breadth of destruction that took place today is quite unique. I don’t keep track of these things, but can’t … Continue reading

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