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Monday, November 12, 2012

Apple Nov 2012 510/490 Put Spread (options)

10/24/2012

-20 November 2012  $510 put options at $1.53  (6.18% prob. ITM)
+20 November 2012  $490 put options at $0.96  (4.03% prob. ITM)

Notes:

- earnings on 10/25
- presidential election on 11/6


11/12/2012

AAPL between $546.54 and $547.02
expiration day:   11/16

buy back entire put spread at $0.44

Total net gain:   $198.53

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Spiders Nov Put Spread (options)

10/11/2012

sell 10 Nov. 2012  $133 put options at $0.42  (10% prob. ITM)
buy 10 Nov. 2012  $123 put options at $0.11  (3.09% prob. ITM)

credit:  $0.31


11/6/2012 (Election Day)

close entire put spread at $0.09

Net gain:  $179.28  (1.79% return on capital in 3.5 weeks)

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