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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Spiders (SPY) Put Options

6/15/2016 (12:37:42 pm, PT)  FP

For my friend's mother ...

sold -8 July 2016  $194 puts at $1.01

Why did I place this trade?
  • stochastics in oversold region
  • FOMC announcement at 11 am (SPY rose initially, then dropped)
  • 85% probability of success

6/29/2016 (9:31:15 am, PT)

buy back all 8 puts at $0.27

NET PROFIT:  $567.60

SUCCESS!