SMH

BTC…SMH 21 FEB 152/155 BECS @.10….STO 1/3 @.51

#BearCallSpreads

Expiration / Assignment / LABU Calls Closed / T Put Rolled

#optionsexpiration
$EXAS 105 call
$ROKU 135 call
$ROKU 130 call
$LK 41 call
$ZM 73 call
$RACE Long call. BTO at $4.00. Car never started.
$SPX 1 DTE 3210/3190/3305/3325 I think. My account shows it at a loss for the put side. See on Monday.

#assignment
$ZM 73 call Called away
$MRVL 27 put Basis 26.50
$LK 37 put Basis 35.30

#shortcalls
$LABU BTC 2/7 51 calls at 1.10. STO on 1/28 for 2.80.
$T BTC 1/31 37.50 put and STO 2/7 37.50 put at added .30 credit.

ABBV

STO ABBV  20 MAR  75 PUT @1.19

Div = 4.72 which would be 6.4% yield if assigned

#shortputs

VXX shorts

#VXXGame First VXX shorts of the year: Sold $VXX Apr 18 calls for 2.00. Against long 25 and 27 calls.

SPX 1-dte

#SPX1dte Sold to Open $SPX Feb 3rd 3085/3105-3285/3305 condors for 1.25. IV 18.15%, SPX 3218, deltas -.06, .06

(Hopefully) expiring: Jan 31st 3210/3190-3305/3325 condors, sold yesterday for 1.30.

FXI

BTO Feb 7 39.5 Put $0.71 Taking a shot at china opening down Monday

XBI

#ShortPuts – Adding one…

Sold XBI MAR 20 2020 79.0 Put @ 1.04

EXAS

#ShortPuts – Last two Febs earnings were the 21st or later so I sold these figuring it would be a week prior to the announcement. Of course now it’s confirmed to be the 11th. Taking a scratch on this one and waiting until the day prior to re-sell. Still holding the 87.50 with a breakeven order in.

Bought to Close EXAS FEB 14 2020 85.0 Put @ 2.05 (sold for 2.05)

UNH

ShortPuts – Thanks @Ramie

Sold UNH MAR 06 2020 245.0 Put @ 2.91

DRIPity rocketing

#ContangoETFs Following a few folks, filled forthwith: March 20th 184 calls for 3.05.

Highs and lows

#VIXIndicator New $VIX highs, new $SPX lows today. SPX now negative on year, lowest levels since January 6th. Highest VIX since Oct 10th.

Econ Calendar for week of 2/3/20

#Jobs report is Friday before the open

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Link to calendar: https://research.investors.com/economic-calendar/

UVXY sold

#VXXGame Sold $UVXY March 20th 15 calls for 2.14. My first short positions of the year against 25 and 35 long calls bought in recent weeks.

LK

Over 50 million shares have traded today. I BTO the February 14, 20 puts at 1.10 to offset my put positions. If the Muddy Waters is correct, the stock will go to zero and if they are not, the stock will recover and go higher and make up for the put protection.

Short UNH puts

Sold $UNH 3/20 250 puts @ 4.50. Strike price is below the 200 day moving average.

A little long play in AAPL

Sold $AAPL 3/20 300/290 bull put spread @ 2.25

UVXY

#BearCallSpreads – First one in June…

Sold UVXY JUN 19 2020 20.0/30.0 Bear Call Spreads @ 1.02

LABU

#ShortPuts – Gonna give this a couple more weeks before taking the stock…

Rolled LABU JAN 31 2020 48.5 Put to FEB 14 2020 45.0 Put @ .15 credit

SPY

#ShortPuts – Starter position for now…

Sold SPY MAR 20 2020 310.0 Put @ 4.03

DXCM

STO February 21, 240 put at 11.80

FB

Rolled $FB Feb 07 2020 195/205 #BuPS // Feb 20 2020 195/205 @0.50 Credit.

DRIP

#BearCallSpreads – Added one…

Sold DRIP MAR 20 2020 140.0/180.0 Bear Call Spread @ 2.75

AMZN call spread

Sold $AMZN 2/21 2140/2180 bear call spread @ 5.48.