Selling strangles with negative delta was tough. A 14% gain doing this is in 2017 is a very good result given the market went straight up.
FUTS are open until 1pm ET.
I never thought of the toilet flush. I wonder if there's a way to customize trade fill sounds with buys using the toilet and sells using the cash...
[(2560 - 2540) - (credit from 2560 put - debit from 2540 put)] x (# of contracts) x 50
The BTFDers have to get wacked a few times over a few days--then it'll get interesting.
I read this back in high school ~20 years ago.
"How to Make Money in Stocks" by William O'Neil....
I'll be going into earnings with a put ratio using the November 3 expiry with a ratio of:
-long 170 x 1
-short 165 x 2
I'm also long the 170/160...
1090? I’d hit that.
It’s just a covered put on short stock from the assigned call. Nothing fancy. If it expires OTM he just writes another put. That’s how I interpret...
I don’t think rolling puts is akin to martingale. No more capital is needed over and above the original position. It’s just a way to increase basis.
Tonight was just the budget which allows for reconciliation. Tax cuts still have a long road ahead.
I don't think retailers get the same interest rates as the wholesalers to be able to do this.
Agreed. I'm just referring to outside RTH.
Bears need to retest and reject 72 in RTH with some excess.
Smh. It's almost comical. Simply amazing.
No worries. Doji tells me you'll get another chance at 64 before RTH.
Not at these IV levels.
It's definitely a grind for shorts. But it only takes a 1% move to take out 3 weeks of gains. I feel like these tight ranges are just setting up...
I just realized you want to sell an IC. My example is for buying an IC.
Anything that has a high IV relative to your expectations of future realized volatility.
COST has already reported earnings but I find its IV...
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