Tag Archives: options trading strategy

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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$QQQ Strangle

My apologies for the delay in this post…migraines suck. Before the FOMC statement, I started a trade aimed at taking advantage of the volatility inherent in market declines.  My rationale for the trade was outlined in this post. The trade … 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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Supersize Me

I have been writing about taking a position in $MCD for the past 2-3 days and finally decided to pull the trigger on the trade with about 5 minutes to go in Friday’s trading.  After a lengthy deliberation, I decided … Continue reading

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Degenerate Trader Who Hates America

Ok, not really…but I did buy a degenerate position in the $QQQ 53 weekly puts this morning @ 0.13 and sold them an hour later at 0.51.  I was willing to lose the entire premium, so it was a very … Continue reading

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08/04/11 Watchlist

Ok, who am I kidding, a watchlist?  Come on.  This was one of those transcendental kind of days that you just have to sit back and observe.  There aren’t many days that I can remember when the market drops over … Continue reading

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