Expirations

$GME 2/5 300/310 bear call spread
$GME 2/5 170/180 bear call spread
$GME 2/5 190/195/200 iron fly (this was a nearly free trade, sold for 4.98 last Friday), expires for 5.00, loss of .02
$TQQQ 2/5 62.50 puts
$UVXY 2/5 12/17 bear call spread

Have a great weekend everyone.

Upside Warning in effect

#VIXIndicator Well, that was a quickie. Back to the moon!

Expiration

#optionsexpiration
$LAZR 29 put
$PINS 65 Put
$MARA 22.5 put
$DKNG 58.5 put
$MRVL57 call
$GME BECS 180/170 Thank you @ramie77

Options Expiration:

== Expired ==
GME 02/05/2021 520/530 Bear Call Spread
SLB 02/05/2021 25.50 Diagonal Calls
VXX 02/05/2021 20.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 02/05/2021 21.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 02/05/2021 22.0 Diagonal Call
VXX 02/05/2021 24.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 02/05/2021 25.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 02/05/2021 26 Diagonal Calls
WFC 02/05/2021 33.0 Diagonal Calls

GME 02/05/2021 8.0 Short Puts
GME 02/05/2021 9.0 Short Puts
GME 02/05/2021 10.0 Short Puts
GME 02/05/2021 11.0 Short Puts
GME 02/05/2021 40.0 Diagonal Put
SLB 02/05/2021 25.0 Short Puts

== Assignments ==
GME 02/05/2021 40.0 Covered Call (put the trade on this week for $38 debit)
SLB 02/05/2021 20.50 Covered Calls (dumping long stock purchased several years ago at much higher prices. Redeploying the resulting cash)

AMC

Somebody made a buck or two getting out
Ticker Top Insider Trading Date Transaction Value($)
OTLK Sukhtian Ghiath M. Feb 02 Buy 8,360,000
BDGE BASSWOOD CAPITAL MAN Feb 02 Buy 6,915,225
MSM JACOBSON MITCHELL Jan 29 Buy 5,290,780
AMC Silver Lake Group, L Jan 27 Sale 534,752,119
DCT Disco (Guernsey) Hol Feb 02 Sale 273,264,840

SPX 1-dte

#SPX1dte Sold to Open $SPX Feb 8th 3790/3810-3935/3955 iron condors for .90, SPX at 3884, IV 9.5%, deltas -.06,+.06

TWTR Put Close

#shortputs
$TWTR BTC 2/19 45 put at .40. STO at 3.00

AARK

#ShortPuts – 3 weeks early.

Bought to Close ARKK FEB 26 2021 125.0 Put @ .65 (sold for 2.95)

BuPS on PTON….looking or a bounce

https://coveredcallswithjeff.wordpress.com/2021/02/05/new-bull-put-spread-on-pton/

#pton, #bups

TQQQ,

STO June 18, 50 put at 3.10
STO June 18, 55 put at 3.85
STO, June 18, 60 put at 4.75
STO, June 18, 65 put at 5.70

VXX Puts Rolled down

Bought to close 02/05/2021 17.50 Diagonal Puts / Sold VXX 02/12/2021 17.0 Puts @ 0.01 Credit
Bought to close 02/05/2021 17.0 Diagonal Puts / Sold VXX 02/12/2021 16.50 Puts @ 0.06 Credit

ALRM,

STO March 19, 85 puts at 2.05

VXX Calls Closed

Bought to close 02/05/2021 18.50 Diagonal Calls @ 0.01. Sold on a rollup last Friday @ 2.42

Letting all the other VXX short calls expire

ZM pre-earnings

#ShortPuts – Following @jsd501 . Stock breaking out so selling the 200ma and recent lows the week before earnings.

Sold ZM FEB 26 2021 355.0 Put @ 4.00

SPX 1-dte

#SPX1dte Bought to close $SPX Feb 5th 3905/3925 call spreads for .15, when SPX was at 3882. Stop hit at the open so closed it. Put side expected to expire. Condors sold yesterday for 1.05

GME Puts closed

Bought to close GME FEB 05 2021 $23 PUTS @ 0.01. They won’t trade any lower.
Sold these yesterday for 0.18 and 0.21

DDOG,

STO March 19, 90 put at 1.55

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Taking another one a month early.

Bought to Close TQQQ MAR 5 2021 65.0 Put @ .55 (sold for 2.56)

SMAR,

STO March 19, 60 put at .95
ZM, STO February 19, 395 put at 12.10
GP, STO February 19, 30 put at 2.50

TSLA reload

STO Mar-12-2021 740/750 #BuPS @2.15. Short side at 20delta.

NFLX BUPS Partial Closure / ONEM BUCS Partial Closure / TQQQ NET Puts Closed

#bups
$NFLX BTC 2/19 515/530 BUPS at 2.81. STO at 5.85
#bucs
$ONEM STC 2/19 45/55 BUCS at 8.00. BTO at 2.65 Thank you @jsd501

#shortputs
$TQQQ BTC 2/19 55 put at .10. Thank you @fuzzballl
$NET BTC 2/19 70 put at .60.

PINS

#ShortPuts – Small starter just to stay involved.

Sold PINS MAR 19 2021 65.0 Puts @ 1.25

SPY Close and roll

Sold to close SPY 02/05/2021 385.0 Calls @ 3.25 on the open. Bought these @ 2.67
These were excess longs from earlier bear call spreads where the short expired.

Then I rolled one of the shorts expiring today.
Bought to close Buy to Close 1 SPY Feb 05 2021 382.0 Call / Sold to Open 1 SPY Feb 16 2021 385.0 Call @ 0.03 Credit but bumped the strike up 3 points.

NFLX

#ShortPuts – Selling outside the expected move and down at the 200ma.

Sold NFLX MAR 12 2021 490.0 Put @ 5.00

SNOW

#ShortStraddles – Rolling out a week.

Rolled SNOW FEB 5 2021 325.0/325.0 Straddle to FEB 12 2021 325.0/325.0 Straddle @ 8.05 credit (51.80 total now)

AMC

Roll $AMC Feb-05-2021 14 #ShortPuts // Feb-12-2021 @0.50 credit.
Was part of the $4.55 Jade lizard from 2/1/2021. Call side is expected to expire worthless. Basis now $8.95, stock at $7.80

GME

Sold To Open GME FEB 05 2021 $40 PUT @ 1.77 while buying the GME MAR 19 2021 $10 PUT @ 0.50 to lower the margin requirements a bit.
The short expires today

PINS SNAP Earnings

#ShortPuts – Both worked out nicely.

PINS:
Stock being called away at 65.00 (basis 61.80)
Bought to Close PINS FEB 5 2021 67.5 Puts @ .05 (sold for 1.50)

SNAP: Good enough. Stock hardly moved.
Bought to Close SNAP FEB 12 2021 47.5 Puts @ .15 (sold for .95)
Bought to Close SNAP FEB 12 2021 48.0 Puts @ .24 (soold for 1.00)

SOXL

#ShortPuts – Jumping back in at a pretty aggressive strike just inside the expected move and at the 50ma. Maybe #TakeOneForTheTeam .

Sold SOXL FEB 19 2021 495.0 Put @ 13.00

TSLA ZM Early

BTC $TSLA Feb-12-2021 690/700 #BuPS @0.15. Was STO @2.00 on 1/15/2021
BTC $ZM Feb-19-2021 300/310 #BuPS @0.15. Was STO @1.87 as part of a roll on 1/13/2021

ETA: BTC $ZM Feb-12-2021 325/335 #BuPS @0.15. Was STO @1.64 as part of a roll on 1/15/2021

TQQQ,

BTC 62.5 puts at .01, sold at 1.40 and that is all for this week.

GME Puts closed

Bought to close GME FEB 05 2021 $15 PUTS @ 0.01. They won’t trade any lower.
Sold these for of 0.40 on 01/29

AMC Puts closed

Bought to close AMC FEB 05 2021 $5 PUTS @ 0.01. They won’t trade any lower.
Sold these for an average of 0.36
That leaves me with long March and June strike 2 puts that are fully paid for as “lottery tickets”

January Jobs Report

#Jobs — Hiring resumes.

Gain of +49,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. expected gain of 50K
Unemployment at 6.3%, down by 0.4
U6 unemployment at 11.1%, down by 0.6
Labor force participation 61.4%, down by 0.1

Dec jobs revised down by -87K to -227K
Nov jobs revised down by -72K to +264K