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Posted by Martin September 12, 2011

Market on a roller coaster

Market on a roller coaster

Interesting trading these days! I entered some bearish trades last week on Thursday by buying puts on SPY and XLE, when both equities were showing weakness and unwillingness to continue going higher. I collected some nice profits on this three day downtrend ($248.5 on XLE and $254.5 on SPY), total profit of $503 within a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 06, 2011

How to trade today’s market?

Last night I wanted to buy SPY puts right at the open of the trading session, but then when I saw futures pointing to market opening 2.5% lower I decided to wait and see the action before jumping in. If the market opens that deep, it may stay flat or actually rise. And sure enough, Continue reading →