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Friday, January 18, 2013

Apple Jan 2013 Put Spread (Options)

12/19/2012

-10 Jan. 2013  $405  put options @  $0.78
+10 Jan 2013  $395  put options @  $0.62


1/18/2013  (expiration Friday)

AAPL closed at $500

entire put spread expired "worthless"

Net gain:  $160  (in one month)

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Whole Foods Jan 2013 Put Option

12/12/2012

-1 Jan. 2013  $88 put option @  $1.64


1/18/2013 (expiration Friday)

WFM closed at $90.54

Put option expired "worthless."

Net gain:  $164  (in one month)

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!!!

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Walmart Jan 2013 Put Option

12/18/2012

-2 Jan. 2013  $67.50 puts @  $0.65


1/16/2013

buy to close @  $0.04

Net profit (in one month):  $113.41

Initial investment amount:  zero!

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

AAPL Jan 2013 445 Put Option

1/11/2013

sell 10 January 2013  $445 put options at $0.14


1/15/2013

buy to close at $0.43

Net loss:  $319.36
 

Addendum:  this trade would have been fine, but I like to be disciplined and cut my losses when my trade appears to be heading in the wrong direction.

Friday, January 11, 2013

AAPL Jan week 2 2013 510 Put Option

1/11/2013

sell 1 January 11, 2013  $510 put options at $0.12

This option expired perfectly on 1/11.

This was a half-day trade.

Net gain:  $11.22

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