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Friday, April 26, 2013

Spiders Feb wk 4 2013 151.50 put options

2/15/2013  (Friday)

sell 2 February week 4 2013  $151.50 put options at $0.62

These options were at-the-money.

2/22/2013 (expiration)

SPY closed at $151.89
My options expired perfectly!

Net gain:  $122.45  (1 week)

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Spiders Apr 26 2013 154 Put Options

4/16/2013

sell 4 SPY April 26 2013  $154 put options at $0.54


4/26/2013

buy to close at $0.01

Net gain:  $198.86  (10 days)

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Goldman Sachs $145 Put Option

3/28/2013

sell 2 April 5, 2013  $145 put options at $0.72


4/5/2013

GS closed at $143.69, so I got assigned


4/8/2013

sell 2 April 2013  $145 call options at $1.82

These expired "worthless."


4/25/2013

sell my 200 shares of GS at $145.25


Total net gain:  $524.26  (one month)

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Spiders Apr wk 1 2013 155 put option

4/1/2013

sell 4 SPY April week 1 2013 $155 put options at $0.49


4/5/2013  (expiration)

buy to close 4 April week 1 $155 pust at $0.36
sell to open 4 April 2013  $154 puts at $1.32

(this is called a "roll")


4/19/2013 (expiration)

buy to close the April 2013 $154 put options at $0.03

Total net gain:  $558.69  (18 days)

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Colgate Apr 2013 $110 Put Option

3/19/2013

sell 1 CL April 2013  $110 put option at $1.24


This option expired perfectly.

Net gain:  $123.22  (1 month)

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Exxon Mobil Apr 2013 87.50 Put Option

3/25/2013

sell 2 April 2013  $87.50 put options at $0.75


4/19/2013 (exp. Friday)

XOM at $86.87 at 10:31 am.....it's in-the-money

buy back put options at $0.65 to avoid assignment

Net gain:  $6.92

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Yum Brands Apr 2013 65 Put Options

4/10/2013

sell 2 April 2013  $65 put options at $0.62


4/19/2013  (expiration)

Yum at $65.21
buy to close both put options at $0.13 (to avoid assignment)

Net gain:  $84.92

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Spiders April wk 2 154 put options

4/3/2013

sell 2 April week 2 2013  $154 put options at $0.85


4/11/2013  (Thursday)

buy to close at $0.01

Net gain:  $166.41  (1 week)

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