MNMD lottery ticket

#LongStock – Bought shares as a lottery ticket. At 3 bucks it’s like a call option that never expires. Whiz is big on this for PTSD and suicide prevention for veterans. Definite lottery though!

TQQQ TSLA

#ShortPuts – Kind of a slow week mostly waiting and watching with current positions. Still one small add and a roll.

TQQQ: Starting new June position. Still holding May.
Sold TQQQ JUN 18 2021 70.0 Put @ 2.50

TSLA: Rolling put side of strangle out and down. Will continue call selling against it.
Rolled TSLA MAY 21 2021 550.0 Put to JUN 18 2021 475.0 Put @ .85 debit

NVDA PINS SNOW SPOT TSLA TWTR

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – A little bit of everything.

NVDA: Pre-earnings. Dodged a bullet with ROKU in this account so replacing with this. Week before earnings.
Sold NVDA MAY 21 2021 550.0 Put @ 4.30

PINS: Covered call roll down for additional credit.
Rolled PINS MAY 21 2021 65.0 Calls to MAY 21 2021 60.0 Calls @ 1.05 credit (2.57 total now)

SNOW: Rolling call side down to a short straddle. Week before earnings.
Rolled SNOW MAY 21 2021 240.0 Call to MAY 21 2021 217.5 Call @ 1.40 credit (217.5 straddle @ 7.40 now)

SPOT: Covered Calls should have done this Friday.
Sold SPOT MAY 21 2021 240.0 Call @ 5.00

TSLA: Rolling call side out a week setting up a short strangle.
Rolled TSLA MAY 14 2021 760.0 Call to MAY 21 2021 750.0 Call @ 2.08 credit (550/750 strangle @ 7.18 now)

TWTR: Covered Calls should have done this on Friday.
Sold TWTR MAY 21 2021 54.0 Calls @ 1.05

PINS ROKU SPOT TWTR and Options Expiration

#CoveredCalls #BigLizards #OptionsExpiration – Tied up with a lot of non market stuff this week but did manage a couple trades as well as letting a few go the distance.

Bought to Close ROKU MAY 7 2021 320/320.0/327.5 Big Lizard @ 4.30 (sold for 8.35)

Expired:

PINS 67 Calls (sold for 1.90)
ROKU 325 Call (sold for 27.50)
SPOT 252/310 Bear Call Spread (sold for 8.35)
TWTR 55/70 Bear Call Spreads (sold for 2.21)

ROKU Earnings

#JadeLizards – In an IRA so I have to spread these. For more downside protection selling the call side right on top of the short put to set up the Jade Lizard. Still no upside risk.

Sold ROKU MAY 7 2021 320.0/327.5 Bear Call Spread @ 2.65

Position for earnings is now 320/320/327.5 Jade Lizard @ 8.35

Is this a Jade Straddle? 🙂 🙂

TSLA

#ShortPuts #ShortCalls – Selling against a May 21st 550.0 strike short put.

Sold TSLA MAY 14 2021 760.0 Call @ 2.38

SNOW pre earnings

#ShortStrangles – Turning the short put into a short strangle. Should be an easy adjustment if needed with earnings the following week.

Sold SNOW MAY 21 2021 240.0 Call @ 2.60

Now a 217.5/240.0 Strangle @ 6.00

ROKU Earnings

#CoveredCalls – Rolling down for additional premium. Still selling slightly under my basis with the market looking weak. Earnings after the close tomorrow.

Rolled ROKU MAY 7 2021 350.0 Call to MAY 7 2021 325.0 Call @ 6.25 credit (27.50 total now)

PINS

#CoveredCalls – Stop set on this week’s sales. Adding more a couple weeks out.

Sold PINS MAY 21 2021 65.0 Calls @ 1.52

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold LABU MAY 21 2021 60.0 Put @ 3.00

SOXL

#ShortPuts – I’ll be out most of the week. Did have a couple standing orders fill. Aggressively adding to a ladder.

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 35.0 Put @ 4.00
Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 36.0 Put @ 4.00

SPOT TWTR

#CoveredCalls – These will be covered after today. In an IRA so have to spread the call sales for now. Going for max downside protection selling slightly below basis.

Sold SPOT MAY 7 2021 252.5/310.0 Bear Call Spread @ 8.35

Sold TWTR MAY 7 2021 55.0/70 Bear Call Spreads @ 2.21

PINS

#CoveredCalls – These will be covered after today. Selling right at breakeven.

Sold PINS MAY 7 2021 67.0 Calls @ 1.90

AMZN Earnings

#IronCondors #Earnings #OneNightStand – I’ll take it.

Bought to Close AMZN APR 30 2021 3340/3350/3630/3640 @ .40 (sold for 4.10)

REGN pre earnings

#ShortPuts – This has been borderline the whole time. Taking it on the bounce and waiting for earnings next week.

Bought to Close REGN APR 30 2021 490.0 Put @ 2.34 (sold for 4.50)

ROKU Earnings

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – Setting up early for earnings next week. One covered and one new position.

Sold ROKU MAY 7 2021 350.0 Call @ 21.25 (slightly below basis but prefer downside protection)

Sold ROKU MAY 7 2021 320.0 Put @ 5.70 (replacing one closed this morning)

OSTK

#ShortPuts – Just to be completely out of this one. Looking for new ladder opportunities out beyond May monthlies.

Bought to Close OSTK MAY 14 2021 55.0 Put @ .45 (sold for 1.25)

TWTR Earnings

#ShortPuts #Earnings – Just a small one. Sold all at once.

Sold TWTR APR 30 2021 62.0/61.0/60.0 Puts @ 3.55

AMZN Earnings

#IronCondors #Earnings – Taking a shot at it just inside the expected move by about 5 points.

Sold AMZN APR 30 2021 3340/3350/3630/3640 @ 4.10

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold LABU MAY 21 2021 68.5 Put @ 2.05
Sold LABU MAY 21 2021 69.0 Put @ 2.15

ROKU

#ShortPuts – Taking it on the bounce.

Bought to Close ROKU APR 30 2021 345.0 Put @ .35 (sold for 3.75)

OSTK Earnings

#ShortPuts – Still holding 55 strike out a couple weeks.

Bought to Close OSTK APR 30 2021 62.5 Puts @ .05 (sold for 1.82)
Bought to Close OSTK MAY 7 2021 57.5 Put @ .10 (sold for 1.26)
Bought to Close OSTK MAY 7 2021 60.0 Put @ .15 (sold for 1.85)

SPOT Earnings

#ShortPuts – This could go anywhere but I’m giving it a shot. Selling just inside the expected move but below the 50 and 200 day.

Sold SPOT APR 30 2021 275.0 Put @ 3.10

PINS Earnings

#ShortPuts – Sold PINS APR 30 2021 70.0 Puts @ 1.35

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding to the ladder.

Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 94.0 Put @ 2.30

more SNOW

#ShortPuts – Closing and opening.

Bought to Close SNOW APR 30 2021 220.0 Put @ .37 (sold for 6.40)

Sold SNOW MAY 21 2021 217.5 Put @ 3.50

LABU

#ShortPuts – Getting rid of my last straggler at the higher strikes.

Bought to Close LABU APR 30 2021 78.0 Put @ 1.24 (sold for 3.35)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Going back in with new starter positions.

Sold LABU MAY 21 2021 65.0 Put @ 1.75
Sold LABU MAY 21 2021 68.0 Put @ 2.40

SNOW

#ShortPuts – Replacing last week’s expiration.

Sold SNOW MAY 21 2021 217.5 Put @ 3.40

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 95.0 Put @ 2.35

LAZR

#ShortPuts – A little early on this one.

Sold LAZR MAY 21 2021 22.5 Puts @ 1.70

OSTK Earnings

#ShortPuts – Adding to the earlier sale. Laddering out and down.

Sold OSTK MAY 7 2021 60.0 Put @ 1.85
Sold OSTK MAY 7 2021 57.5 Put @ 1.26
Sold OSTK MAY 14 2021 55.0 Put @ 1.25

LABU

#ShortPuts – Never got a chance to add to these. Taking them a few weeks early on the big run up to the 200 day.

Bought to Close LABU MAY 7 2021 60.0 Put @ .35 (sold for 2.55)
Bought to Close LABU MAY 14 2021 60.0 Put @ .80 (sold for 2.45)

OSTK Earnings

#ShortPuts – Earnings not until Thursday but with the stock a little bit weak today throwing out a starter. Leaving room to add a couple more.

Sold OSTK APR 30 2021 62.5 Puts 1.82

TSLA “earnings”

#ShortPuts – Not a true earnings trade but still might get some of the volatility collapse unless the stock really tanks. Selling one and a half times the expected move and at recent lows and down near the 200 day.

Sold TSLA MAY 21 2021 575.0 Put @ 6.10

Options Expiration

#OptionsExpiration – A few this week.

OSTK 67.5 Puts (sold for 1.20)
SNOW 225 Put (sold for 3.10)

LABU

#ShortPuts – One of my bigger positions so taking it on the bounce today.

Bought to Close LABU APR 23 2021 70.0 Puts @ 2.08 (sold for 4.05)

Throwing a new starter out there too.

Sold LABU MAY 14 2021 60.0 Put @ 2.45

ROKU

#CoveredCalls – Stock was assigned at 450 but all the premium sold has reduced basis to 392.60. Rolling next week’s call to below my basis but with earnings the following week should be a decent roll opportunity if needed.

Rolled ROKU APR 30 2021 400.0 Call to APR 30 2021 370.0 Call @ 4.10 credit

BIIB

ShortPuts – Earnings tomorrow. I’ll be out the rest of the week so taking this one out and down quite a bit. Selling near the expected move and closer to longer term support.

Sold BIIB MAY 21 2021 245.0 Put @ 3.50

Help Me Understand (not a political post one way or another)

What do these percentages mean in actual dollars? Assume a 100 grand buy and sell in just stock. No idea how it would affect options. Based on notional? (ouch). If I’m reading this correctly it’s quite eye opening.

https://cnb.cx/3v7tMpt

SOXL TQQQ

#ShortPuts – A couple fills earlier. Adding to various ladders.

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 37.0 Put @ 3.10

Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 82.0 Put @ 2.00

SOXL TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding to ladders.

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 38.0 Put @ 3.00

Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 88.0 Put @ 2.00
Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 87.0 Put @ 2.00
Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 86.0 Put @ 2.00

LAZR

#CoveredCalls – Sold LAZR MAY 21 2021 20.0 Calls @ 1.35

BIIB pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Filled earlier on this so was hoping for a late afternoon implosion on it. Earnings next week so looking for a down move to re-load.

Bought to Close BIIB APR 16 2021 260.0 Put @ .05 (sold for 4.30)

LABU

#ShortPuts – So close. Still great premium.

Bought to Close LABU APR 16 2021 70.0 Put @ .50 (sold for 3.10)
Sold LABU MAY 7 2021 60.0 Put @ 2.55

Rolled LABU APR 16 2021 72.5 Puts to APR 23 2021 70.0 Puts @ 1.45 credit (4.50 total now)

REGN pre earnings again

#BullPutSpreads #ShortPuts – Got the directional move I needed with the ITM BuPS sale. (thank you TTM squeeze indicator). Taking that off and repalcing it with a slightly less directional put sale. Still in the week before earnings.

Bought to Close REGN APR 30 2021 500.0/480.0 Bull Put Spread @ 6.00 (sold for 11.26)

Sold REGN APR 30 2021 490.0 Put @ 4.50

SOXL

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 38.0 Puts @ 2.00

PLTR

#CoveredCalls – These will be covered after today.

Sold PLTR MAY 21 2021 24.0 Calls @ 1.38

SNOW

#ShortPuts – New sale should be a week or two before earnings.

Bought to Close SNOW APR 16 2021 220.0 Put @ .20 (sold for 4.00)

Sold SNOW APR 23 2021 225.0 Put @ 3.10

OSTK pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold OSTK APR 23 2021 67.5 Put @ 1.35

OSTK pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Just a small starter for something to do the week before earnings.

Sold OSTK APR 23 2021 67.5 Puts @ 1.10

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – A brand new starter ladder.

Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 85.0 Put @ 2.00
Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 84.0 Put @ 2.00
Sold TQQQ MAY 21 2021 83.0 Put @ 2.00

EDIT: Added 83 strike

ROKU pre earnings (part 3)

#ShortPuts – A little more aggressive this time selling at the rising 20 day and right at the expected move.

Sold ROKU APR 30 2021 345.0 Put @ 3.75

ROKU pre earnings again

#ShortPuts #OneNightStand – Out for the second time on ROKU the week before earnings. Sold yesterday…

Bought to Close ROKU APR 30 2021 330.0 Put @ 1.95 (sold for 4.90)

ROKU pre earnings again

#ShortPuts – Taking another shot at the week before earnings.

Sold ROKU APR 30 2021 330.0 Put @ 4.90

PLTR

#ShortPuts – Bought to Close PLTR APR 16 2021 23.0 Put @ .42 (sold for 1.35)

SOXL

#ShortPuts – Adding small…

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 36.0 Puts @ 1.80
Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 37.0 Puts @ 2.10

LABU OSTK

#ShortPuts – Rolling one and booking a bunch.

LABU:Rolled to the back of the line.
Rolled LABU APR 9 2021 81.0 Put to APR 30 2021 78.0 Put @ .30 credit

OSTK: Nice two day bounce up to resistance. Taking well over half here.
Bought to Close OSTK APR 16 2021 58.0 Puts @ .35 (sold for 1.05)
Bought to Close OSTK APR 16 2021 59.0 Puts @ .44 (sold for 1.16)
Bought to Close OSTK APR 16 2021 60.0 Puts @ .54 and .55 (sold for 1.75 and 1.35)

ROKU pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Taking this 3 weeks early on the nice run up last few days.

Bought to Close ROKU APR 30 2021 307.5 Put @ 1.99 (sold for 7.10)

AAPL

#BullPutSpreads – Got the little run up to the 50 day so booking it.

Bought to Close AAPL APR 23 2021 128.0/122.0 Bull Put Spread @ 2.02 (sold for 3.70)

SOXL

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 34.0 Puts @ 1.75

OSTK

#ShortPuts – Adding. This should be before earnings. No confirmed date yet but probably early May.

Sold OSTK APR 16 2021 58.0 Puts @ 1.05

REGN pre earnings

#BullPutSpreads – Similar to the AAPL trade last week. Taking a directional position in the week before earnings. Manage if needed into the earnings week. Chart is starting to look pretty bullish.

Sold REGN APR 30 2021 500.0/480.0 Bull Put Spread @ 11.26 (filled instantly at better than mid so can do better)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Filled while I was out. Adding one…

Sold LABU APR 23 2021 70.0 Put @ 2.75

SOXL

#ShortPuts – Tiny starter position. Come and get it Mr. Market. I’ll be waiting. 🙂 🙂

Sold SOXL MAY 21 2021 35.0 Puts @ 1.74

ROKU pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Caught an upgrade this morning so rolling the put sale from yesterday up to the new expected move and near recent lows. Staying in the week before earnings.

Rolled ROKU APR 30 2021 280.0 Put to APR 30 2021 307.5 Put @ 3.22 credit (7.12 total now)

ROKU pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Selling week before earnings, outside the expected move, and below recent lows. Should be good premium for a roll if needed.

Sold ROKU APR 30 2021 280.0 Put @ 3.90

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – For lack of anything else to do. Completely out of this one now a month early.

Bought to Close TQQQ MAY 7 2021 70.0 Put @ .83 (sold for 2.85)

AAPL

#BullPutSpreads – Just for fun, taking a directional shot the week before earnings. I’ll take the stock for earnings if needed.

Sold AAPL APR 23 2021 128.0/122.0 Bull Put Spread @ 3.70

OSTK

#ShortPuts #Covered Calls – Stock getting called away for nice gains so replacing with a starter. Should be a week or two before earnings.

Sold OSTK APR 16 2021 59.0 Puts @ 1.16
Sold OSTK APR 16 2021 60.0 Puts @ 1.35

SNOW

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – Letting stock get called away at a slight loss. Replacing with this to work it back to even.

Sold SNOW APR 16 2021 220.0 Put @ 4.00

EDIT: And…should be week before earnings at least.

Sold SNOW APR 30 2021 220.0 Put @ 6.40

LABU

#ShortPuts – Another one for safety.

Bought to Close LABU APR 1 2021 80.0 Put @ .40 (sold for 2.20)

Sold LABU APR 16 2021 72.5 Put @ 3.20

EDIT: Last one this week in this ticker. Going out a week and down.

Rolled LABU APR 1 2021 85.0 Put to APR 9 2021 81.0 Put @ .15 credit

TQQQ

#ShortPuts -This was one I had to roll from the the beginning of the ladder. Taking it here on the bounce.

Bought to Close TQQQ APR 23 2021 79.0 Put @ 1.25 (sold for 3.05)

more SOXL

#ShortPuts – Taking all the rest of them off. With the big moves this thing can make not worth holding 2 more weeks.

Bought to Close SOXL APR 16 2021 32.0 Puts @ .37 (sold for 2.65)
Bought to Close SOXL APR 16 2021 33.0 Puts @ .45 (sold for 3.10)
Bought to Close SOXL APR 16 2021 34.0 Puts @ .56 (sold for 3.80)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Closing and opening. Filled on the bounce and filled on the dip.

Bought to Close LABU APR 1 2021 75.0 Put @ .05 (sold for 2.80)

Sold LABU APR 16 2021 72.5 Puts @ 3.00