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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Apple earnings play

earnings announcement: 1/24/2012, after 1:00 p.m.
expected stock move: plus or minus $20


1/24/2012, 6:30 a.m.

sell to open 2 Jan. 2012 Week 4 $445 puts @ $23.60 (in-the-money)


1/27/2012 (expiration Friday)

buy to close @ $0.33



Net gain: $4619.93 in FOUR days!!!!
Initial investment amount: ZERO!!!!!

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Friday, January 27, 2012

LinkedIn March 2012 puts

12/23/2011

sell to open 5 March 2012 $42.50 puts at $1.55

probability of expiring ITM: 20%
earnings announcement: 2/9/2012

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1/26/2012

buy to close at $0.25


Net gain: $650 in four weeks!!!

Initial investment amount: ZERO!!!!

Maintenance required: $2979

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Monster (MNST) March 2012 credit put spread

1/5/2012

buy to open 10 March 2012 $50 put @ $0.20 (3.56% probability)
sell to open 10 March 2012 $75 put @ $1.20 (16.20% probability)

net credit: $1.00


"maintenance" required: $25,000


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1/17/2012

close out spread at 40 cents


I made $549.50 (after fees) in 8 trading days!


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