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Rough day playing ATM put spreads; got whipsawed. The VIX downside warning has not been officially canceled because we have not closed below the Fib 78.6% from the small VIX spike on Sept 5th. So I’ve been hesitant to be aggressively bullish; but tried it out today on the open and got spanked.

VXX rolls

#VXXGame #LongPutDiagonals
BTC $VXX Sep 22nd 44 puts, #Rolling: Sold Oct 13th 42 puts, .24 credit
BTC $UVXY Oct 6th 27.5 puts, #Rolling: Sold Oct 27th 25.5 puts, .15 credit

BTC UVXY Dec 91 call for 1.15. Sold for 8.00 on Aug 17th.


In my IRA, STO January 2018, 30 puts @.85

$RL #ShortPuts – Bought to…

$RL #ShortPuts – Bought to close RL Oct 20 2017 60.0 Puts @ 0.05. Out at minimum value a month early.
Originally sold as a #FallingKnife trade on 5/16 and 5/17/2017 at 1.25 and 1.55

$UVXY #ShortCalls – Bought to…

$UVXY #ShortCalls – Bought to close 1 UVXY Dec 15 2017 65.0 Call @ 1.49. Covered two in one day.
Sold this one on 08/10/17 @ 10.00.

$FOSL #ShortPuts – Bought to…

$FOSL #ShortPuts – Bought to close 1 FOSL Nov 17 2017 9.0 Put @ 1.10.
This stock has been dropping almost from the day I sold the put at 1.30 and the stock got down to 6.80 before rebounding modestly.
It is still ITM so I’m taking it while it is profitable.

$VIX – hit 9.88 this morning. And UVXY has fallen 10%.