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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Spiders (SPY) Credit Diagonal Spread

Wed. 1/18/2017 (10:24:47 am, PT)

sell short −2 Feb 17, 2017  $220 puts at $1.08

Comments:
  • credit (cash) received:  $216
  • probability of success:  77%
  • 2 long wings (to reduce capital requirements):  April 21, 2017  $140 puts
  • buying power effect: ($16,000)

Wed. 1/25/2017 (6:30:03 am, PT)

buy back both puts at $0.42 (50% of max)

PROFIT:  $132  (in one week)
Return on capital:  0.80% in one week  😀
(that's 41.60% annualized)


SUCCESS!