SPY

#ShortPuts – With a move like the one today just gotta take a few chips off the table.

Closing:

Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 382.5 Put @ .12 (sold for 5.85)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 385.0 Put @ .18 (sold for 2.85)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 387.5 Put @ .08 (sold for 4.51)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 387.5 Put @ .32 (sold for 3.80)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 390.0 Put @ .10 (sold for 4.55)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 392.5 Put @ .13 (sold for 4.80)
Bought to Close SPY JUL 29 2022 395.0 Put @ .19 (sold for 5.95)

Bought to Close SPY AUG 05 2022 387.5 Put @ .64 (sold for 11.15)

Scalps Today:

Bought to Close SPY AUG 5 2022 395.0 Put @ 1.43 (sold this morning for 3.20)
Bought to Close SPY AUG 5 2022 397.5 Put @ 1.95 (sold this morning for 4.25)
Bought to Close SPY AUG 5 2022 400.0 Put @ 2.53 (sold this morning for 5.65)
Bought to Close SPY AUG 5 2022 402.5 Put @ 3.32 (sold this morning for 7.00)

Downside Warning canceled

#vixindicator After 97 days, looks like the Downside Warning is canceled. Amazon’s earnings popped the market higher after the bell, driving the $VIX down below 22.34 (by a penny) before its official closing time at 4:15pm.

AAPL AMZN Weighting on S&P

From Bloomberg

They are only two stocks of the 500 but account for 10% of the movement. Both report tonight.

SPX 1-dte

#SPX1dte Sold to Open $SPX July 29th 3955/3975-4145/4165 condors for 1.25, SPX at 4072, IV 24.9%, deltas -.06 +.06

Selling in afternoon for first time in weeks, since volatility has calmed down.

#SPX #bearcallspreads Playing this rally…

#SPX #bearcallspreads

Playing this rally as a DCB:
STO SPX August 26th 2022 4125/4150 BECS @ 10.50

SPX stopped

#SPX1dte Bought to close $SPX July 27th 4080/4100 call spreads for 2.75. Condors sold this morning for 1.15.

Stocks

Taking some welcome gains after the pullbacks of the last month. All are right at multi-month highs.
Sold AVY at $185.99. Bought on 03/07/2022 at $160.00
Sold ROL at $37.69. Bought on 01/24/2022 at $31.00
Sold TYL at $390.00. Bought on 04/26/2022 at $380.00
Sold BF/B at $73.04. Bought on 09/30/2021 at $67.00 and on 01/24/2022 at $65.00
#FormerFallingKnife

SPX 1-dte

#SPX1dte In pre-market, sold to open $SPX July 28th 3925/3945-4080/4100 condors for 1.15, IV 35.9%, deltas -.06 +.05