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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Spiders March wk 5 2013 $154 put options

3/25/2013  (Monday)

sell 4 SPY March week 5 2013  $154 put options at $0.47


3/28/2013  (expiration)

SPY closed at $156.67

My options expired perfectly.

Net gain:  $184.92  (4 days!)

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Mastercard April 2013 $500 put options

3/21/2013  (Thursday)

sell 1 MA April 2013  $500 put option at $4.67


3/26/2013  (Tuesday)

buy to close at $1.38

Net gain:   $327.44  (4 days!)

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Monday, March 25, 2013

iShares Russell 2000 ETF March wk 5 89 Put option

2/27/2013

sell 1 IWM March wk 5 2013  $89 put option at $1.31


3/25/2013

buy to close at $0.03

Net gain:  $117.21  (1 month)

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Spiders March wk 4 2013 $155 put options

3/14/2013  (Thursday)

sell 2 SPY March week 4 2013 $155 put options at $0.64


3/22/2013  (expiration)

SPY closed at $155.60!
My options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $126.45  (1 week)

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Spiders March wk 4 Put Options

Thu. 3/14/2013

sell to open 2 March wk 4 2013 $155 put options @ $0.64


Fri. 3/22/2013 (expiration)

SPY closed at $155.60 today, so my two put options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $126.45  (one week)

Initial amount spent:  ZERO!!!!  That's right....I spent NOTHING!


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Friday, March 15, 2013

Exxon Mobil March 2013 87.50 Put Options

2/13/2013

sell 2 XOM March 2013  $87.50 put options at $0.99


3/15/2013 (expiration)

my put options expired perfectly

Net gain:  $196.45  (1 month)

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Exxon Mobil Put Options

2/13/2013

Sold 2 March 2013 $87.50 put options @ $0.99


3/15/2013 (expiration Friday)

XOM closed at $89.37, so my two put options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $196.45 (4 weeks)

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!

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Monsanto March Put Options

2/8/2013

Sold 2 March 2013 $97.50 put options @ $1.07


3/15/2013 (expiration Friday)

MON closed at $104.24, so my two put options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $212.45   (one month)


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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Exxon Mobil (XOM) March Put Option

2/13/2013

sold to open 3 March 2013 $85 put options @ $0.44


3/14/2013

buy to close all 3 put options @ $0.01

Net gain:  $116.63 (4 weeks)

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!!!

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Gold March Put Option

2/19/2013

sell to open 1 March 2013 $153 put option at $1.27


3/12/2013

buy to close my GLD put option at $0.41

Net gain:  $84.45

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!!!

ADDENDUM:

GLD closed at $154 on 3/15/2013 (expiration Friday), so my put option would have been fine.  However, I like to be disciplined and close out short put options if they have dipped "in the money" during the life of the option.



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Friday, March 8, 2013

Spiders March wk 2 2013 $151 put options

3/1/2013  (Friday)

sell 2 SPY March week 2 2013  $151 put options at $0.73


3/8/2013  (expiration)

buy to close at $0.01  (6:30 am)

(SPY closed at $155.44)

Net gain:   $135.41  (1 week)

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Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) Put Option

2/27/2013

sell to open 4 March 2013  $88 put options at $0.60

reasons for trade:  slow stochastics below 20 + daily candlestick touching 50 EMA (possible support)


3/8/2013

My "buy to close" order at $0.04 filled at 6:30 am today!  I was so thankful the "ask" had reached $0.05 an entire week before expiration!

Total net gain:  $213.85  (9 days)

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!

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SPY March week 2 Put Options

Friday, 3/1/2013

sell to open 2 March week 2 2013  $151 put options @ $0.73


Friday, 3/8/2013 (expiration Friday)

at 6:30 am, my "buy to close" order at $0.01 filled!

Total net gain:  $135.41 (one week)

Initial investment amount:  ZERO!!

Note:  SPY closed at $155.44 at 1:00 pm today, so my short put option would have been fine.  However, I do try to be a disciplined trader by actively closing my profitable positions, even on Expiration Friday.

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Spiders March wk 1 $151 put options

2/22/2013  (Friday)

sell 2 SPY  March week 1 2013  $151 put options at $1.00

These options were at-the-money.


3/1/2013  (expiration)

SPY closed at $152.11.
My options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $198.45  (1 week)

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