OptionsExpiration

Pretty good week:

Expired:
AMC 08/06/2021 28.0 Diagonal Puts
AMC 08/06/2021 26.0 Diagonal Puts
AMC 08/06/2021 25.0/10.0 Bull Put Spreads
COIN 08/06/2021 210.0 Diagonal Put
LABU 08/06/2021 65.0 Diagonal Call
LABU 08/06/2021 50.0 Diagonal Puts
TLRY 08/06/2021 23.0 Diagonal Calls
TLRY 08/06/2021 16.5 Covered Calls
TLRY 08/06/2021 16.0 Covered Calls
TNA 08/06/2021 94.0 Diagonal Call
TNA 08/06/2021 92.0 Diagonal Call
TNA 08/06/2021 77.0 Diagonal Put
TQQQ 08/06/2021 138.0 Diagonal Call
TQQQ 08/06/2021 141.0 Diagonal Call
TQQQ 08/06/2021 122.5/85.0 Bull Put Spread
TQQQ 08/06/2021 122.5/65.0 Bull Put Spread
VXX 08/06/2021 42.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 41.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 40.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 37.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 36.5 Diagonal Call
VXX 08/06/2021 35.0 Covered Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 34.5 Covered Calls
VXX 08/06/2021 28.0 Diagonal Puts #VXXContango
VXX 08/06/2021 27.5 Diagonal Puts #VXXContango
VXX 08/06/2021 27.0 Diagonal Puts #VXXContango

SLV Puts

Rolled SLV Aug 06 2021 23.0 Diagonal Puts to next week for a$0.10 Credit
Added new short SLV Aug 06 2021 22.5 Diagonal Puts at $0.30

AMC Puts and Calls

Sold AMC Aug 13 2021 24.0 Diagonal Puts at $0.40.

Bought to close AMC Aug 06 2021 31.0 Diagonal Calls at $2.67 (Sold on a roll last week at $7.91)
Sold Sold AMC Aug 13 2021 34.0 Diagonal Calls at $2.94, so a $0.27 Credit on a 3 point bump in the short strike

TLRY Put Rolls

Bought to close TLRY 08/06/2021 15.5 Puts at $0.97 (Sold last week on a roll at $1.27)
Sold TLRY 08/13/2021 15.5 Puts @ $1.19, so a $0.22 Credit.
Then near the close:
Bought to close TLRY 08/06/2021 14.5 Puts at $0.05 (Sold last week on a roll at $0.61)
Sold TLRY 08/13/2021 13.5 Puts @ $0.16, so a $0.11 Credit plus a point drop to an out of the money strike

VXX Put Rolls

At various times during a weak day in VXX:

Bought to close 1 VXX 08/06/2021 29.5 Put at $0.86 (Sold last week on a roll at $0.99)
Sold 1 VXX 08/13/2021 29.0 Put @ $1.06 so a 0.20 Credit and a half point lower strike

Bought to close VXX 08/06/2021 29.0 Puts at $0.36 (Sold last week on a roll at $0.68 and $0.72)
Sold VXX 08/13/2021 28.0 Puts @ $0.38, so a 0.02 Credit and a 1 point lower strike

Bought to close VXX 08/06/2021 28.5 Puts at $0.12 (Sold last week on a roll at $0.35)
Sold VXX 08/13/2021 27.5 Puts @ $0.29, so a 0.17 Credit and a 1 point lower strike
#VXXContango

SOXL Put Close / Expiration

#shortputs
$SOXL BTC 8/20 35 put at .20. STO at 2.10

#optionsexpiration
$T 28.5 call
$NVAX 192.5 call
$NVAX 250 call
$ARKK 124 call
$TSLA 720 call
$MRVL 60 put

Z post-earnings

Sold to open Sep 17 85 puts @ 1.20
#TastyTradeFollow

LABU

#CoveredCalls – Going another week.

Bought to Close LABU AUG 6 2021 60.0 Calls @ .14 (sold for 1.22)
Sold LABU AUG 13 2021 60.0 Calls @ 2.54

SPX trades

#SPX1dte Sold to open $SPX 4360/4380-4465/4486 condor for 1.05, SPX at 4434, IV 6.5%, deltas -.07 +.08

Expiring: 4350/4370-4465/4485 condors, sold yesterday for 1.05

Closing BYND calendar

Stock not cooperating. Sold Aug 6/Aug 13 122 put calendar @ 1.76 for a 21% loss.

ROKU

#ShortPuts – Back in…new position. Outside the expected move and near multi month lows.

Sold ROKU SEP 17 2021 325.0 Put @ 4.40

BYND post earnings

#ShortPuts – Took the quick scalp.

Bought to Close BYND SEP 17 2021 95.0 Puts @ .80 (sold for 1.20)

HOOD Sep

Sold Sep 17 40/30 bull put spread @ 3.05 with the stock at 53.63

BABA

STC $BABA 8/13 8/6 210 call calendar @0.5, for 50% loss. an earning trade that didn’t work.

Still like the stock, and may put a new one on next week.

OLED post earnings

#ShortPuts – Had this one sitting out there. Didn’t think it would fill. Selling the expected move with the stock already down 25 points.

Sold OLED SEP 17 2021 185.0 Put @ 3.00

LAZR

#CoveredCalls – Earnings next week. Covering early.

Bought to Close LAZR AUG 6 2021 19.0 Calls @ .01 (sold for .47)
Sold LAZR AUG 13 2021 19.0 Calls @ .50

BYND calendar

Trying a @Hawk trade.
Bought Aug 6/Aug 13 122 put calendar @ 2.23. Will be closed before end of day today.

AMC COIN Rolls

Rolled AMC 08/06/2021 31.0 Diagonal Calls to AMC 08/13/2021 34.0 Calls @ 0.27 Credit Plus a 3 point improvement in the strike
Rolled COIN 08/06/2021 245.0 Diagonal Call to COIN 08/13/2021 255.0 Call @ 2.01 Credit Plus a 10 point improvement in the strike
Rolled COIN 08/06/2021 247.5 Diagonal Call to COIN 08/13/2021 267.5 Call @ 0.10 Credit Plus a 20 point improvement in the strike

#coin

BYND earnings and post earnings

#JadeLizards #ShortPuts – Closing and opening.

Bought to Close BYND AUG 6 2021 110/120/123 Jade Lizards @ 1.00 (sold for 3.07)

Sold BYND SEP 17 2021 95.0 Puts @ 1.20

July Jobs report

#Jobs — July was another strong month, beating expectations

Gain of +943,000 non-farm payroll jobs, vs. expected gain of 845K.
Unemployment at 5.4%, down by 0.5
U6 unemployment at 9.2%, down by 0.6
Labor force participation 61.7%, up by 0.1
Wages up 0.4% for the month

June jobs revised up by +88K to +938K
May jobs revised up by +31K to +614K