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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Spiders (SPY) Put Options

Wed. 8/17/2016 (11:27:19 am, PT)

sold -10 Aug 26 2016  $214.50 puts at $0.44

credit received:  $440

Why did I place this trade?
  • FOMC released its minutes at 11 am
  • 9 days 'til expiration (DTE)

Fri. 8/19/2016 (1:02:25 pm, PT)

bought back puts at $.20 (50% of max credit)

PROFIT:  $240 (in 3 days)


SUCCESS!