SPY

#ShortPuts – Hitting resistance so taking it early…

Bought to Close SPY OCT 16 2020 295.0 Put @ .51 (sold for 2.30)

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Pretty aggressive but a couple rolls available leading into earnings…

Sold TSLA OCT 02 2020 390.0 Put @ 4.75

DOCU

#ShortPuts – Booking it on the early bounce…

Bought to Close DOCU OCT 09 2020 180.0 Put @ .30 (sold for 2.90)

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Risk reduction on the bounce. Looking for a new pullback to re-load.

Bought to Close TQQQ OCT 02 2020 100.0 Put @ .20 (sold for 2.30)

NVDA

#ShortPuts – I’ll take it a few days early…

Bought to Close NVDA OCT 02 2020 450.0 Put @ .15 (sold for 4.33)

NFLX

#ShortStrangles – Stock caught an upgrade with a 570 target. Rolling the put sold earlier up for additional credit and adding a weekly short call.

Rolled NFLX OCT 16 2020 425.0 Put to OCT 16 2020 460.0 Put @ 4.91 credit (8.09 total now)
Sold NFLX OCT 2 2020 520.0 Call @ 1.45

EDIT: More aggressive put roll up to allow slightly more aggressive call selling for a couple weeks leading up to earnings.

EWZ

#LongCalls #LEAPS – Haven’t done one of these in awhile. Buying the LEAP calls and selling short term against them. I’ll hopefully be more disciplined with my call sales than in my past. Goal is to eventually cover the cost of the LEAPS selling half as many short term. EWZ near multi year lows (other than covid crash).

Bought to Open 10 EWZ JAN 20 2023 27.0 Calls @ 5.70
Sold 5 EWZ OCT 2 2020 29.0 Calls @ .12

Nearly every one of these I’ve ever tried would have been successful had I not got greedy with weekly sales. 🙂 🙂

NFLX

#ShortPuts – Selling down at the 200ma and 1.5 times the expected move and the week before earnings.

Sold NFLX OCT 16 2020 425.0 Put @ 3.18

NTES

#ShortPuts – Downgraded to 540-570 target.

Sold NTES OCT 09 2020 435.0 Put @ 4.00

OSTK

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – Catching up on Friday. Keeping stock a little longer and adding a put sale.

Rolled OSTK SEP 25 2020 70.0 Call to OCT 02 2020 70.0 Call @ 3.05 credit
Sold OSTK OCT 02 2020 67.5 Put @ 2.20

OSTK

#ShortPuts – Another one for tomorrow.

Bought to Close OSTK SEP 25 2020 67.5 Put @ .20 (sold for 2.70)

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Took the quickie profits on both of these. Looking to re-load on a pullback.

Bought to Close TSLA OCT 2 2020 325.0 Put @ 3.40 (sold this morning for 5.50)
Bought to Close TSLA OCT 2 2020 310.0 Put @ 2.25 (sold this morning for 3.80)

DOCU TDOC

#ShortPuts – Very similar stocks. Both down today and pretty high on my IV Rank list so going in again. Selling at the expected moves and near recent lows.

Sold DOCU OCT 09 2020 180.0 Put @ 2.90
Sold TDOC OCT 09 2020 180.0 Put @ 2.75

NVDA TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Won’t be able to watch the market tomorrow so taking these off today on the early bounce. Re-loading TQQQ for another one next week.

Bought to Close NVDA SEP 25 2020 465.0 Put @ .80 (sold for 3.09)

Bought to Close TQQQ SEP 25 2020 110.0 Put @ 1.60 (sold for 2.36)
Sold TQQQ OCT 02 2020 100.0 Put @ 2.30

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Glad I turned on the computer in time to catch the quick rally. Took a big shot at battery day. Moved completely against me but still out on the bounce with tiny winners and re-loading next week.

Bought to Close TSLA SEP 25 2020 375.0 Put @ 9.00 (sold for 9.80)
Bought to Close TSLA SEP 25 2020 360.0 Put @ 4.00 (sold for 4.00)

Sold TSLA OCT 2 2020 325.0 Put @ 5.50
Sold TSLA OCT 2 2020 310.0 Put @ 3.80

ADBE TDOC

#ShortPuts – A couple late fills…

Bought to Close ADBE SEP 25 2020 440.0 Put @ .75 (sold for 2.44)
Bought to Close TDOC SEP 25 2020 187.5 Put @ .43 (sold for 2.30)

TSLA

ShortStrangles – Booking for a small profit. Covers my probable .55 loss in the iron fly.

Bought to Close TSLA SEP 25 2020 350.0/570.0 Strangle 3.35 (sold for 4.10)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding shorter term but slightly higher strike. At the expected move near recent lows and below the 200ma.

Sold LABU OCT 02 2020 45.0 Put @ 1.32

NFLX

#ShortPuts – Still staying very short term. Selling at the expected move and below recent lows. Also a couple weeks prior to earnings…

Sold NFLX OCT 02 2020 450.0 Put @ 3.60

DOCU

#ShortPuts – Bought to Close DOCU SEP 25 2020 177.5 Put @ .10 (sold for 2.50)

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – Hopefully this won’t get interesting…

Sold TSLA SEP 25 2020 350.0/570.0 Strangle @ 4.10

TSLA

#IronFlies – Just for fun playing this as a big dud with little movement. Risk 55 to make 945.

Sold TSLA SEP 25 2020 415.0/425.0/425.0/435.0 Iron Fly @ 9.45

Battery Day

NVDA

#ShortPuts – At the expected move and below the 50ma…

Sold NVDA OCT 02 2020 450.0 Put @ 4.33

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Adding one…

Sold TSLA SEP 25 2020 360.0 Put @ 4.00

LABU

#ShortPuts – Adding at lower strikes…

Sold LABU OCT 09 2020 40.0 Put @ 1.20

SPY

#ShortPuts – Another starter…

Sold SPY OCT 16 2020 295.0 Put @ 2.30

LABU

#ShortPuts – Back in with a starter…

Sold LABU OCT 09 2020 42.5 Put @ 1.35

SPLK TDOC TSLA VXX

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – Staying really short term…

SPLK: Covered.
Sold SPLK OCT 02 2020 182.5 Call @ 2.15

TDOC: Going back in.
Sold TDOC SEP 25 2020 187.5 Put @ 2.30

TSLA: Rolling up slightly for a little more battery day risk. Premium similar to earnings here. 50ma and expected move now.
Rolled TSLA SEP 25 2020 350.0 Put to SEP 25 2020 375.0 Put @ 3.90 credit (9.80 total now)

VXX: Beer money on the volatility bounce.
Bought to Close VXX SEP 25 2020 25.0 Puts @ .71 (sold for .80)

Options Expiration

#OptionsExpiration – A few…

SLB 19 Calls (sold for .85)
TDOC 180 Put (sold for 2.60)
UVXY 21 Calls (sold for 3.05)

OSTK SPCE STX UVXY VXX

#ShortPuts #CoveredCalls – A few more.

OSTK: Covered Calls and adding a short put.
Rolled OSTK SEP 18 2020 70.0 Call to SEP 25 2020 70.0 Call @ 3.30 credit (12.95 total now)
Sold OSTK SEP 25 2020 67.5 Put @ 2.70

SPCE: Covered Calls.
Rolled SPCE SEP 18 2020 15.0 Calls to OCT 16 2020 15.0 Calls @ .51 credit

STX: Covered rolling hoping I don’t get taken out of the divvy.
Rolled STX SEP 18 2020 46.0 Calls to OCT 9 2020 46.0 Calls @ .20 credit

UVXY: Replacing this week’s expiation. Hedging my hedge selling slightly ITM.
Sold UVXY SEP 25 2020 17.0 Calls @ 2.25

VXX: Rolling another week.
Rolled VXX SEP 18 2020 26.0 Puts to VXX SEP 25 2020 25.0 Puts @ .01 credit

OSTK

ShortPuts – Booking the ones sold this morning. Taking the nice one day gain…

Bought to Close OSTK SEP 25 2020 65.0 Puts @ 1.60 (sold for 2.50)

OSTK

#ShortPuts – Just for something to do. Nice premium in this one…

Sold OSTK SEP 25 2020 65.0 Puts @ 2.50

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Starter…

Sold TQQQ SEP 25 2020 110.0 Put @ 2.36

#takeonefortheteam

NVDA

#ShortPuts – Jumping back in short term on today’s weakness. Outside the expected move and at the 50ma.

Sold NVDA SEP 25 2020 465.0 Put @ 3.05

OSTK

#ShortPuts – Taking another one off for safety…

Bought to Close OSTK SEP 18 2020 75.0 Put @ 3.00 (sold for 4.00)

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Outside the expected move and down at the 50ma. Battery day on the 22nd will determine how this goes. IV is almost like an earnings trade.

Sold TSLA SEP 25 2020 350.0 Put @ 5.90

ADBE ADSK FSLY NFLX NVDA OSTK TDOC

#ShortPuts #ShortStrangles – A lot of these nice bounces seem to be running out of steam (unless JP comes through again! 🙂 🙂 ) . In any case taking a lot of risk off today with some good profits.

ADBE: Earnings and post earnings.
Bought to Close ADBE SEP 18 2020 460.0 Put @ 1.65 (sold for 3.50)
Sold ADBE SEP 25 2020 440.0 Put @ 2.44

ADSK: Nice bounce and happy to be out with decent profit.
Bought to Close ADSK SEP 18 2020 225.0 Put @ .67 (sold for 2.62)

FSLY: Completely out of this one now.
Bought to Close FSLY SEP 18 2020 75.0 Put @ .40 (sold for 2.20)

NFLX: Nice profits but horrible management on a greedy 505.0 strike bonus call I sold in a strangle. Rolled it into a new strangle for next week.
Bought to Close NFLX SEP 18 2020 450.0 Put @ .50 (sold for 2.85)
Bought to Close NFLX SEP 18 2020 475.0/550.0 Strangle @ 2.55 (sold for 10.25)
Rolled NFLX SEP 18 2020 505.0 Call to SEP 25 2020 455.0/545.0 (2×1) Strangle @ even

NVDA: Very happy!
Bought to Close NVDA SEP 18 2020 490.0 Put @ 1.65 (sold for 11.75)

OSTK: Nice bounce and happy to be out with decent profit.
Bought to Close OSTK SEP 18 2020 75.0 Put @ 2.31 (sold for 4.10)

TDOC: Completely out of this one now.
Bought to Close TDOC SEP 18 2020 180.0 Put @ .55 (sold for 2.60)

ADBE Earnings

#ShortPuts #Earnings – Going aggressive at the 50ma and the expected move. Was going to go out an extra week and sell down near the 100ma but those quotes were messed up on Fidelity.

Sold ADBE SEP 18 2020 460.0 Put @ 3.50

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – For safety…

Bought to Close TQQQ SEP 18 2020 115.0 Put @ .75 (sold for 2.75)
Bought to Close TQQQ SEP 18 2020 120.0 Put @ 1.25 (sold for 2.06)

FB

#ShortPuts – Taking beer money on the small bounce…

Bought to Close FB SEP 18 2020 270.0 Put @ 3.85 (sold for 4.05)

FSLY LABU

#ShortPuts – Booking a few more…

FSLY:
Bought to Close FSLY SEP 18 2020 70.0 Put @ .15 (sold for 1.20)

LABU:
Bought to Close LABU SEP 18 2020 40.0 Put @ .05 (sold for 1.50)
Bought to Close LABU SEP 18 2020 45.0 Put @ .15 (sold for 2.30)
Bought to Close LABU SEP 25 2020 40.0 Put @ .23 (sold for 1.65)
Bought to Close LABU SEP 25 2020 40.0 Puts @ .21 (sold for 1.45)
Bought to Close LABU OCT 2 2020 35.0 Put @ .20 (sold for 1.15)

NFLX

#ShortStrangles – Added another call for additional premium…

Sold NFLX SEP 18 2020 505.0 Call @ 1.85

Strangle is now 475 put and 600, 550, and 505 calls (10.25 total)

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Out most of the day but did manage one more trade. Taking this off after after selling it Friday.

Bought to Close TSLA SEP 18 2020 330.0 Put @ 1.00 (sold for 5.40)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Bought to Close LABU SEP 18 2020 40.0 Put @ .10 (sold for 1.30)

TSLA

#ShortPuts – Late fills…

Bought to Close TSLA SEP 11 2020 350.0 Put @ .10 (sold for 3.50)
Sold TSLA SEP 18 2020 330.0 Put @ 5.40

STX

#CoveredCalls – A new batch replacing this week’s. Should have this position long enough to capture the dividend the following week.

Sold STX SEP 18 2020 46.0 Calls @ .91

UVXY VXX

#ShortPuts – Rolling hedges…

Rolled UVXY SEP 11 2020 24.5 Puts to SEP 18 2020 23.5 Puts @ .15 credit (1.25 total now)
Rolled UVXY SEP 11 2020 24.0 Puts to SEP 18 2020 23.0 Puts @ .22 credit (1.05 total now)

Rolled VXX SEP 11 2020 27.0 Puts to SEP 18 2020 26.0 Puts @ .21 credit (.82 total now)

LULU

#ShortStrangles -Risk reduction.Should have followed @jsd501 out yesterday! I’ll still take it. 🙂

Bought to Close LULU SEP 18 2020 300.0/380.0 Strangle @ 1.98 (sold for 4.60)

CHWY Earnings

#ShortPuts #Earnings – No interest in keeping this one. Taking the beer money.

Bought to Close CHWY SEP 18 2020 55.0 Puts @ .89 (sold for 1.35)

TDOC

#ShortPuts – Just for safety…

Bought to Close TDOC SEP 11 2020 185.0 Put @ .28 (sold for 2.90)

LABU

#ShortPuts – Closed some this morning. Throwing some new starters out there now.

Sold LABU SEP 25 2020 40.0 Put @ 1.65
Sold LABU OCT 2 2020 35.0 Put @ 1.15

CHWY Earnings

#ShortPuts – Going out a week and staying small.

Sold CHWY SEP 18 2020 55.0 Puts @ 1.35

LABU OSTK

#CoveredCalls #ShortPuts – Booking, rolling and adding…

OSTK: Covered call and new sale.
Rolled OSTK SEP 11 2020 70.0 Call to SEP 18 2020 70.0 Call @ 2.16 credit
Sold OSTK SEP 18 2020 75.0 Put @ 4.00

LABU: These weren’t looking so hot a couple days ago. I’ll take ’em here.
Bought to Close LABU SEP 11 2020 45.0 Puts @ .30 (sold for 1.80)
Bought to Close LABU SEP 11 2020 47.5 Put @ .70 (sold for 2.45)

NFLX

#ShortStrangle – Adding another short call to the strangle for additional premium.

Sold NFLX SEP 18 2020 550.0 Call @ 1.75

Position is now 475/550/600 @ 8.40

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Not quite half but I’ll take it for one day.

Bought to Close TQQQ OCT 2 2020 85.0 Put @ 1.95 (sold yesterday for 3.45)

DOCU

#ShortPuts – Jumping back in for a quickie…

Sold DOCU SEP 25 2020 177.5 Put @ 2.50

LULU

#ShortStrangles – After earnings short term strangle…

Sold LULU SEP 18 2020 300.0/380.0 Strangle @ 4.60

VXX

#ShortPuts – Small hedge for quite a few longs next week…

Sold VXX SEP 11 2020 27.0 Puts @ .61

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Let’s see if it can take out all the major moving averages…

Sold TQQQ OCT 2 2020 85.0 Put @ 3.45

SPY

#ShortPuts – Over 50 percent in a few hours…gotta take it.

Bought to Close SPY SEP 18 2020 310.0 Put @ 1.20 (sold for 2.60)

UVXY

#ShortPuts – Stopped out of my overnight scalp at even. Added these though…

Sold UVXY SEP 11 2020 24.0 Puts @ .83 and .90

SPY

#ShortPuts – Gotta take a shot at the 200ma bounce.

Sold SPY Sep 18 2020 310.0 Put @ 2.60

DOCU NFLX OSTK SLB STX TNA UVXY

#ShortPuts #Earnings #CoveredCalls – A few this morning…

DOCU: Earnings booking it for safety.
Bought to Close DOCU SEP 18 2020 190.0 Put @ 2.60 (sold for 3.34)

NFLX: Short strangle rolling call down for extra credit.
Rolled NFLX SEP 18 2020 640.0 Call to NFLX SEP 18 2020 600.0 Call @ 1.25 credit (6.65 total now)

OSTK: Will be assigned 100 shares. Got an early start on covered calls right at the open.
Sold OSTK SEP 11 2020 70.0 Call @ 7.50

SLB: Covered rolling.
Rolled SLB SEP 4 2020 19.0 Calls to SEP 18 2020 19.0 Calls @ .48 credit

STX: Covered rolling.
Rolled STX SEP 4 2020 46.0 Calls to SEP 11 2020 46.5 Calls @ .15 credit

TNA: Booking for safety.
Bought to Close TNA SEP 18 2020 27.0 Put @ .64 (sold for .90)
Bought to Close TNA SEP 18 2020 28.0 Put @ .85 (sold for 1.08)

UVXY: Replacing some closed yesterday.
Sold UVXY SEP 11 2020 24.5 Puts @ 1.10

UVXY

#ShortPuts – This might get volatility to come down a little. Going for one night scalp…roll if needed.

Sold UVXY SEP 4 2020 26.0 Puts @ .21

UVXY

#ShortPuts – A couple of my bigger positions so have to take the one day gains. Looking for a re-entry on any decent drop.

Bought to Close UVXY SEP 11 2020 21.5 Puts @ .19 (sold for 1.17)
Bought to Close UVXY SEP 11 2020 22.0 Puts @ .25 (sold for 1.16)

Interesting read…

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/classic-feedback-loop-why-everyone-chasing-gamma-crash

TQQQ

#ShortPuts – Adding….

Sold TQQQ SEP 18 2020 120.0 Put @ 2.05

UVXY

#ShortPuts – Booking and selling some more. These are replacing some stock that will get called away over the weekend at breakeven. Had been selling DITM calls against it but not very rollable now. Resetting with new short puts.

Bought to Close UVXY SEP 4 2020 21.0 Puts @ .12 (sold for .54)
Sold UVXY SEP 11 2020 22.0 Puts @ 1.16

UVXY

#CoveredCalls – Picking up some upside…

Rolled UVXY SEP 11 2020 20.0 Calls to UVXY SEP 18 2020 21.0 Calls @ .15 credit

DOCU Earnings

#ShortPuts #Earnings – Going out a couple weeks for a lower sale…

Sold DOCU SEP 18 2020 190.0 Put @ 3.30

UVXY

#ShortPuts – Still hedging a little…

Bought to Close UVXY SEP 4 2020 20.0 Puts @ .05 (sold for .72)
Sold UVXY SEP 11 2020 21.5 Puts @ 1.17

TSLA

#ShortStrangles – Stopped out at over 50 percent max. Based on pre-split prices…

Bought to Close TSLA SEP 4 2020 1750.0/3400.0 Strangle @ 5.55 (sold for 12.20)

LABU

#ShortPuts – First ones in this expiration…

Sold LABU SEP 25 2020 40.0 Puts @ 1.45

NFLX

#ShortStrangles – Rolling up the put side for additional premium. New strike still well outside the expected move and below the 50ma.

Rolled NFLX SEP 18 2020 440.0 Put to SEP 18 2020 475.0 Put @ 1.81 credit

New position: 475/640 @ 5.40