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Posted by Martin August 22, 2017

STO 3 TECK Sep8 22.00 put

Sold a new put trade today:   STO 3 TECK Sep8 22.00 put @ 0.15   TECK @ 24.00 IV @ 36.69% EM @ +/- 1.55 DTE 17   Legend: IV (implied volatility for this trade and expiration) EM (expected move or range of the stock in this time frame) DTE (days to expiration of Continue reading →

Earnings Season Can Be Bountiful With Options Trading

Earnings season is in full swing, with a third of S&P stocks scheduled to report this week. If the S&P 500 is any indicator of how companies performed during the first half of the year, stock investing continues to be one of the best ways to line your financial coffers. That being said, there are Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 19, 2011

Is Mercadolibre (MELI) breaking down? Let’s protect it!

Is Mercadolibre (MELI) breaking down? Let's protect it!

I have a long stock position in Mercadolibre. Last Friday the stock seemed to break down from a narrow consolidation sideway range trend which occurred after a large runaway gap. Normally this would be a healthy move, but at the market environment like these days, the market can drag this stock down. This break was Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 18, 2011

SPY put adjusted into Diagonal Put Spread

I decided to adjust my original SPY put trade into a diagonal put spread. That will bring some income and reduce the original put cost. I have: 1 SPY Dec17 2011 124 strike put and I adjusted this trade into a diagonal put spread, so the final holding will be: 1 SPY Dec17 2011 124 Continue reading →