LAZR

#ShortPuts – Taking these a couple weeks early.

Bought to Close LAZR FEB 5 2021 25.0 Puts @ .15 (sold for 1.25)

COUP

#ShortPuts – Selling outside the expected move and down near the 200ma and a couple weeks before earnings.

Sold COUP FEB 26 2021 285.0 Put @ 4.20

NFLX

#ShortPuts – Sold NFLX FEB 19 2021 510.0 Put @ 3.60

OSTK

#CoveredCalls – Rolling out for a little more credit. These calls were run over and slightly below my basis. Getting closer to getting out at even then re-establishing over earnings.

Rolled OSTK JAN 22 2021 52.0 Calls to FEB 5 2021 52.0 Calls @ .80 credit

SNOW

#ShortStrangles #ShortStraddles – Rolling out and into a short straddle.

Rolled SNOW JAN 22 2021 327.5 Put to FEB 5 2021 325.0 Put @ 1.10 credit
Rolled SNOW JAN 29 2021 330.0 Call to FEB 5 2021 325.0 Call @ 2.50 credit

Position is now short 325 straddle @ 44.05

EDIT: Have so much premium in this now I’m rolling the call down to reduce deltas. Slightly inverted but more credit than the inversion.

Rolled SNOW FEB 5 2021 325.0 Call to FEB 5 2021 300.0 Call @ 4.10 credit

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold LABU FEB 19 2021 90.0 Put @ 2.80

LAZR

#ShortPuts – Closing and opening.

Bought to Close LAZR JAN 29 2021 26.0 Puts @ .15 partial fill (sold for 1.10)
Sold LAZR FEB 12 2021 26.0 Puts @ 1.15

NVDA

#BearCallSpreads – Gotta take it a couple weeks early on this move.

Bought to Close NVDA FEB 5 2021 485.0/405.0 Bull Put Spread @ 1.05 (sold for 5.10)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Fairly aggressive starter position (for me). At the expected move and just below the 50ma.

Sold LABU FEB 19 2021 95.0 Put @ 3.40

SNOW

#ShortStrangles – Having second thoughts about double selling the calls. Closing the one sold yesterday but leaving next week’s 330 strike. Sold against a Jan 22nd 327.5 put I’ll be rolling soon.

Bought to Close SNOW FEB 5 2021 330.0 Call @ 5.00 (sold for 4.10)

ARKK

#ShortPuts – Starter…first time in it. Selling the expected move down near the 50 day.

Sold ARKK FEB 26 2021 125.0 Put @ 2.95

BLNK QS

#ShortPuts – Felt like I was getting too many of these new little known types of companies so closing one and rolling another. I’d like to concentrate all my firepower in those types of trades on LAZR for now.

Bought to Close BLNK FEB 19 2021 25.0 Puts @ .66 (sold for 1.03)

Rolled QS JAN 22 2021 57.5 Put to FEB 19 2021 53.5 Put @ .10 credit (earnings possibly somewhere in there)

SNOW

#ShortStrangles – Stop set on next week’s sale so adding another. Selling against an ITM short put.

Sold SNOW FEB 5 2021 330.0 Call @ 4.10

NFLX Earnings

#ShortStrangles #Earnings – Not sure where this is going but happy to be out with a tiny profit on the opening dip.

Bought to Close NFLX JAN 22 2021 470.0/570.0 Strangle @ 7.25 (sold for 7.62)

/NQ

#BullPutSpreads #Futures – Sold this the night of the Senate run-off in Georgia. Taking about 65 percent 30 days early. These trade at $20 per point.

Bought to Close /NQ FEB 21 11000/10500 Bull Put Spread @ 15.50 (sold for 42.00)

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – Taking it on the bounce. Earnings next week.

Bought to Close TSLA JAN 22 2021 750.0/1050.0 Strangle @ 2.30 (sold for 8.90)

UVXY

#BullPutSpreads – Putting my low risk hedge back on for the inauguration. Plan would be to take stock and sell slightly ITM calls at breakeven if needed.

Sold UVXY JAN 22 2021 11.5/10.0 Bull Put Spreads @ 1.11

#contangospecial

NFLX Earnings

#ShortStrangles #Earnings – A little riskier than normal. Really using this to replace my TSLA strangle that looks great now. Selling at the 200 day at barely inside the expected move and the all time high at 2x the expected move.

Sold NFLX JAN 22 2021 470.0/570.0 Strangle @ 7.62

SNOW

#ShortStrangles – This should light a fire under it. Aggressive roll down of call side to next week. Still holding this week’s short put.

Rolled SNOW JAN 22 2021 350.0 Call to JAN 29 2021 330.0 Call @ 3.95 credit (44.05 total now)

FSLR

#ShortPuts – Back in again.

Sold FSLR FEB 12 2021 85.0 Puts @ 1.45

REGN

#ShortPuts – Taking it two weeks early.

Bought to Close REGN JAN 29 2021 480.0 Put @ 1.80 (sold for 5.40)

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding to top of the ladder.

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 120.0 Put @ 2.94

BIIB OSTK QS SNOW

#ShortPuts #ShortStrangles #CoveredCalls – Just some rolling today…

BIIB: Covered and run over. Rolling to week before earnings.
Rolled BIIB JAN 15 2021 255.0 Call to JAN 29 2021 257.5 Call @ .75 credit

OSTK: Covered and run over. Rolling a week for what I can get.
Rolled OSTK JAN 15 2021 52.0 Call to JAN 22 2021 52.0 Call @ .40 credit

QS: Playing with one contract for fun.
Rolled QS JAN 15 2021 60.0 Put to QS JAN 22 2021 57.5 Put @ .10 credit

SNOW: Letting call side of strangle expire and adding a new one.
Rolled SNOW JAN 15 2021 330.0 Put to JAN 22 2021 327.5 Put @ 2.00 credit
Sold SNOW JAN 22 2021 350.0 Call @ 2.25

New position: 327.5/350.0 @ 40.15

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – Forgot I had this order in from earlier. Tighter than I really wanted but too late now. Rolling put side up…

Rolled TSLA JAN 22 2021 725.0 Put to JAN 22 2021 750 Put @ 2.10 credit

Now 750/1050 @ 8.90

LABU

#ShortPuts – Thanks @Ramie for the idea. Big move today so gotta take it. 75 percent of max with 5 weeks to go. Only got a chance to add once on the drop. Crazy market…

Bought to Close LABU FEB 19 2021 60.0 Put @ .41 (sold for 2.10)
Bought to Close LABU FEB 19 2021 65.0 Put @ .70 (sold for 3.10)

NVDA pre earnings

#BullPutSpreads – I’m pretty sure this is the week (or two) before earnings but not completely sure since their normal day is a weekend this quarter. Spreading it while waiting for an account to get moved. Selling expected move and near recent lows.

Sold NVDA FEB 5 2021 485.0/405.0 Bull Put Spread @ 5.10

LAZR

#ShortPuts – Adding a couple.

Sold LAZR JAN 29 2021 26.0 Put @ 1.10
Sold LAZR FEB 5 2021 25.0 Put @ 1.45

FSLR

#ShortPuts – These are just some sales to get a previous position back to even. Still need a couple more…

Bought to Close FSLR JAN 22 2021 87.5 Puts @ .05 (sold for .75)

TSLA pre earnings

#ShortStrangles – Selling over 1.5x the expected move on the downside and 2.5x the expected move on the upside and the week before earnings with a 3 day weekend. Rollability into earnings will be fantastic. Wouldn’t mind this taking a little heat to the downside for a better earnings sale the following week.

Legged in:

Sold TSLA JAN 22 2021 725.0/1050.0 Strangle @ 6.80

ZM

#ShortPuts – Taking another one a couple weeks early.

Bought to Close ZM JAN 29 2021 295.0 Put @ 1.35 (sold for 5.10)

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – I’m with @Ramie here. Taking it a couple days early. Looking to try again next week.

Bought to Close TSLA JAN 15 2021 725.0/980.0 Strangle @ 1.15 (sold for 7.10)

NFLX SNOW

#ShortPuts – Happy to take these on the bounce to get this account back to cash. Soon to be all TOS finally!

Bought to Close NFLX JAN 15 2021 490.0 Put @ 1.35 (sold for 2.50)
Bought to Close SNOW JAN 15 2021 290.0 Put @ 3.70 (sold for 4.50)

LAZR VLDR

#ShortPuts – With the weeklies and the improving liquidity I’m concentrating all my LIDAR power on LAZR….mainly two to three weeks out.

Bought to Close LAZR JAN 15 2021 28.0 Puts @ .18 (sold for .80)
Bought to Close LAZR JAN 22 2021 27.0 Puts @ .70 (sold for 1.30)
Bought to Close LAZR FEB 19 2021 20.0 Puts @ .48 (sold for 1.25)
Bought to Close LAZR FEB 19 2021 22.5 Puts @ 1.05 (sold for 2.10)

Sold LAZR JAN 29 2021 26.0 Puts @ 1.05 and 1.15
Sold LAZR FEB 5 2021 25.0 Puts @ 1.25

Small loss to move buying power to LAZR:

Bought to Close VLDR FEB 19 2021 17.5 Puts @ .92 (sold for 1.00)
Bought to Close VLDR FEB 19 2021 20.0 Puts @ 1.92 and 1.95 (sold for 1.75)

Now all set and looking to add on dips…

PINS

#BullPutSpreads – Riding with jsd501 on this one. Playing for a breakout with very limited downside. Could get stock or roll into earnings. Staying small…

Sold PINS JAN 29 2021 80.0/75.0 Bull Put Spreads @ 3.20

BLNK

#ShortPuts – Got this from a friend. Taking a small starter for first time in it. Hard to say when earnings will be….could be anywhere from mid Feb to early Apr.

Sold BLNK FEB 19 2021 25.0 Puts @ 1.03

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Filled while I was out earlier. Adding to the ladder.

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 115.0 Put @ 2.40

COUP

#ShortPuts – Making a little room for earnings season.

Bought to Close COUP JAN 29 2021 290.0 Put @ 1.80 (sold for 4.60)

REGN

#ShortStrangles – Coming out of a squeeze but bumping into resistance. I’m still getting out of the way of the upside. Closing call and rolling put side up. Earnings the week after this trade.

Bought to Close REGN JAN 29 2021 550.0 Call @ 3.70
Rolled REGN JAN 29 2021 460.0 Put to JAN 29 2021 480.0 Put @ 2.95 credit

This leaves 480 put @ 5.45

NFLX

#ShortStrangles – Looking weak so taking profits. Earnings a week from today.

Bought to Close NFLX JAN 15 2021 485.0/585.0 Strangle @ 4.81 (sold for 8.30)

ZM

#ShortPuts – This is in the account I’m getting ready to move so playing it safe…

Bought to Close ZM JAN 15 2021 320.0 Put @ 2.95 (sold for 4.00)

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding to the ladder…

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 110.0 Put @ 2.10

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – Selling the put side a little tighter than the call side since it’s down today. Well outside the expected moves and two weeks before earnings.

Sold TSLA JAN 15 2021 725.0/980.0 Strangle @ 7.10

REGN

#ShortStrangles – Filled on the call side legging into a short strangle.

Sold REGN JAN 29 2021 550.0 Call @ 2.00

460/550 @ 6.20 a week before earnings.

REGN

#ShortPuts – Might be levelling off out of it’s dive. Selling at the expected move and the week before earnings. Order in to leg into a strangle on a bounce.

Sold REGN JAN 29 2021 460.0 Put @ 4.20

VLDR

#ShortPuts – Gave up on getting the rest of the 17.5s. Added a little higher.

Sold VLDR FEB 19 2021 20.0 Puts @ 1.75

OSTK

#CoveredCalls – Small position. Rolling but maintaining some downside hedge.

Rolled OSTK JAN 8 2021 52.0 Calls to JAN 15 2021 52.0 Calls @ 1.10 credit

REGN

#ShortPuts – This is in an account I’m working back to all cash to begin a roll to TDA next week. Age 59.5 is finally here and will happily have everything in one spot now. Nice bounce. Will be looking to get back in prior to earnings…

Bought to Close REGN JAN 15 2021 450.0 Put @ .70 (sold for 4.20)

VLDR

#ShortPuts – Sold Feb at the open so taking Jan profits on the bounce now.

Bought to Close VLDR JAN 15 2021 20.0 Puts @ .15 (sold for 1.00)

PLTR

#ShortPuts – This one has been borderline the entire time so taking it here.

Bought to Close PLTR JAN 8 2021 25.5 Puts @ .30 (sold for 1.00)

VLDR

ShortPuts – Partial fill at the open. Better than nothing I guess.

Sold VLDR FEB 19 2021 17.5 Puts @ 1.00

NVDA

#ShortPuts – Taking this a month early for a one day trade…

Bought to Close NVDA FEB 05 2021 450.0 Put @ 1.84 (sold for 4.40)

TDOC

#ShortPuts – Taking it a couple weeks early on the big up move…

Bought to Close TDOC JAN 22 2021 180.0 Put @ .40 (sold for 3.70)

SNOW

#ShortStrangles – I may regret this but going way more directional than normal. Rolling put side into the money giving the short call some more protection.

Rolled SNOW JAN 15 2021 290.0 Put to JAN 15 2021 330.0 Put @ 25.75 credit.

Position is now 330/345 @ 35.90

Worse case stock is assigned at 294.10. If the stock rolls over from here I’ll probably roll the call down to set up a short straddle and reduce assignment basis by a little more.

LAZR

#ShortPuts – Adding some more…

Sold LAZR JAN 22 2021 27.0 Puts @ 1.30

LAZR

#ShortPuts – Stock is up but IV rank still pretty high. Starter position hoping to add at some point. Doing this while tastytrade does a segment on the disadvantages of short term options. LOL!

Sold LAZR JAN 15 2021 28.0 Puts @ .80

LAZR

#ShortPuts – Bought to Close LAZR JAN 8 2021 28.5 Puts @ .05 (sold for 1.80)

NVDA pre earnings

#ShortPuts – Big down day 30 days prior to the week before earnings and a defined support level. Favorite pre earnings setup. Selling outside the expected move and down near the 200ma and the week before earnings.

Sold NVDA FEB 05 2021 450.0 Put @ 4.40

OSTK

#ShortPuts – This position had gotten a little bigger than normal after adding a couple times. Happily taking it considering where it was a couple days ago.

Bought to Close OSTK JAN 08 2021 52.5 Puts @ .37 (sold for 1.55 avg.)

COUP

#ShortPuts – Replacing the RH stop out with this.

Sold COUP JAN 29 2021 290.0 Put @ 4.60

FSLR RH

#ShortStrangles – Call sides taking heat so I’m getting out of the way. I’ll learn someday to quit touching the hot stove! 🙂 🙂

FSLR: I’ll apply the small loss to put premium received leaving .75 in the short puts.
Bought to Close FSLR JAN 22 2021 110.0 Calls @ 1.45 (sold for 1.05)

RH: Stopped out with small gain.
Bought to Close RH JAN 15 2021 410.0/480.0 Strangle @ 8.80 (sold for 9.05)

/NQ Futures

#BullPutSpreads – Selling a wide put spread down near the 200ma and about 1.5 times the expected move…

Sold /NQ FEB 21 11000/10500 Bull Put Spread @ 42.00

These trade at 20 dollars per point so max gain of $840

FSLR

#ShortStrangles – Caught a downgrade today so turning short puts into short strangles.

Sold FSLR JAN 22 2021 110.0 Calls @ 1.05 (87.5/110 @ 2.20 now)

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Another fill earlier…

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 95.0 Put @ 2.20

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding at a lower strike…

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 100.0 Put @ 2.20

TQQQ

@ShortPuts – Thanks @jsd501 for the idea. Going out to Feb for a starter. At the time mid price was 2.25 and I was filled immediately at 2.40 so give it some room.

Sold TQQQ FEB 19 2021 105.0 Put @ 2.40

NFLX RH

#ShortStrangles – A roll and an adjustment…

NFLX: Rolling a week for additional premium.
Rolled NFLX JAN 8 2021 485.0/585.0 Strangle to JAN 15 2021 485.0/585.0 Strangle @ 3.10 credit (8.35 total now)

RH: Rolling call side down slightly…
Rolled RH JAN 15 2021 510.0 Call to JAN 15 2021 480.0 Call @ 2.10 credit (410/480 @ 9.05 now)

NFLX pre earnings

#ShortPuts – First one of the new year! Selling below the 50ma and outside the expected move and a week before earnings…

Sold NFLX JAN 15 2021 490.0 Put @ 2.50

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding…

Sold LABU FEB 19 2021 65.0 Put @ 3.10

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Taking it a couple weeks early and prior to quarterly delivery numbers next week…

Bought to Close TSLA JAN 15 2021 450.0 Put @ .80 (sold for 4.50)

BIIB FSLR OSTK SNOW UVXY

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls #ShortStrangles #OptionsExpiration – Some housekeeping today…

BIIB: Covered. Waiting for the March news about the new drug.
Sold BIIB JAN 15 2021 255.0 Call @ 5.20
Expiring: 260 Call (sold for 9.95)

FSLR: Aggravating. Coverd Calls run over. Letting stock go for a small loss. Replacing with these slightly bigger size.
Sold FSLR JAN 22 2021 87.5 Puts @ 1.10 and 1.15

OSTK: Selling calls for next week against stock that wil be assigned.
Sold OSTK JAN 8 2021 52.0 Calls @ 2.00

SNOW: Adjusting 300/430 strangle for decent credit.
Bought to Close SNOW JAN 8 2021 430.0 Call Side @ .05 (strangle sold for 7.58)
Rolled SNOW JAN 8 2021 300.0 Put to JAN 15 2021 290.0/345.0 Strangle @ 2.65 credit

Long story short: New position Jan 15 290/345 @ 10.18 credit

UVXY: Hedge for my hedge. Stock will be assigned @ 10.98 Selling covered calls at breakeven. Hope to roll on a volatility pop.
Sold UVXY JAN 8 2021 10.0 Calls @ 1.01

RH

#ShortStrangles – Out all afternoon but did have a standing order fill. This thing seems pretty mellow while it’s digesting the earnings swings (that was fun!). Adding a shorter term wide strangle to hopefully take advantage of the consolidation. Put side at the expexcted move and call side 1.5x the expected move.

Sold RH JAN 15 2021 410.0/510.0 Strangle @ 6.96

ZM

#ShortPuts – Pulled back nicely. Selling below the 200 day and just outside the expected move. Should have at least 3 roll opportunities before earnings. May add a call side sale on a bounce…

Sold ZM JAN 29 2021 295.0 Put @ 5.10

QS

#ShortPuts – Out yesterday and back in today…

Sold QS JAN 15 2021 60.0 Put @ 2.20

LABU

#ShortPuts – Welcome back to the game ol’ buddy. Starter position outside the expected move and down at the 200ma and lowest available strike. Hope to add…

Sold LABU FEB 19 2021 60.0 Put @ 2.10

NVDA TSLA

#ShortPuts – A little risk reduction…

Bought to Close NVDA JAN 08 2021 475.0 Put @ 1.80 (sold for 5.00)

Bought to Close TSLA JAN 08 2021 500.0 Put @ .97 (sold for 4.90)