COIN

Sold 1 COIN Jul 16 2021 210.0 Diagonal Put at $0.54.
#DoubleDip #OnlySpreads

AMC Call

Dumping an extra long call before it expires worthless
Sold to close 1 AMC Jul 16 2021 38 Call at $1.56.
I’m short 40, 43 and 46 calls for tomorrow

TQQQ Put

Sold 1 TQQQ Jul 16 2021 125.0 Diagonal Put at $0.51.
Paired with and offseting my short 129.0 Diagonal Call for tomorrow

LABU Put

Sold 1 LABU Jul 23 2021 60.0 Diagonal Put at $3.23.
Strike is below the 2-month low – edit:(until just now)
#OnlySpreads

TLRY

Sold TLRY 07/16/2021 15.0 Diagonal Puts @ 0.34

VXX Early put rolldown

Rolled 1 VXX Jul 16 2021 32.5 Put down to next week’s VXX 07/23/2021 32.0 Put @ 0.10 Credit and a 0.50 lower strike.

AMC Strangle

Sold 1 AMC 07/16/2021 24.0/43.0 Strangle at $0.64.

VXX Calls

Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 32.5 Covered Call at $0.29
Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 33.0 Covered Call at $0.20
Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 33.5 Covered Calls at $0.15
Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 34.0 Covered Calls at $0.14
They can have my stock at those levels

AMC Puts

Sold AMC Jul 16 2021 26 Puts at $0.15

TLRY

Sold TLRY Jul 16 2021 16.5 Diagonal Calls at $0.52
Sold TLRY Aug 13 2021 23.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.73
Sold TLRY Aug 20 2021 23.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.72
All these offset a long stock position and several ITM short Put spreads

LABU Put

Sold 1 LABU Jul 16 2021 62.0 Diagonal Put at $1.35
#OnlySpreads

TNA Put

Sold 1 TNA Jul 16 2021 86.0 Diagonal Put at $1.15
#OnlySpreads

VXX Puts

Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 27.5 Puts at $0.16 & $0.18.
Sold against long 08/27/2021 21.0 puts.
Short DTE = 3
Long DTE = 45
#VXXContango

LABU Put

Sold 1 LABU Jul 16 2021 64.0 Put at $1.35 against a already long (and fully paid for) Sep Put.
Replaces a LABU strike 65 Put that expired Friday.

AMC Puts

One last set of writes against my long puts expiring Friday.
Sold AMC Jul 16 2021 27.0 Puts at $0.17
Sold AMC Jul 16 2021 25.0 Puts at $0.13

TNA Put

Sold to open 1 TNA Jul 16 2021 89.0 Put at $1.75.
A second write against a fully paid-for long TNA Oct 50.0 Put.
This replaces a similar short put that expired Friday

TQQQ Call

Sold to close 1 TQQQ Jul 16 2021 130.0 Call at $3.47. Bought this at $0.95 as the long side of a diagonal spread several weeks ago. I didn’t want to see it expire worthless.

Bought to open 1 TQQQ Aug 20 2021 145.0 Call at $3.17 to keep a long hedge in place but giving myself another month to write against it.

OptionsExpiration

==Expired==
AMC 07/09/2021 56.0 Diagonal Calls
AMC 07/09/2021 27.0 Diagonal Puts
AMC 07/09/2021 23.0 Diagonal Puts
LABU 07/09/2021 65.0 Diagonal Put
LABU 07/09/2021 62.0 Diagonal Put
TLRY 07/09/2021 19.5 Covered Calls
TNA 07/09/2021 89.0 Diagonal Put
TQQQ 07/09/2021 118.0 Diagonal Put
TQQQ 07/09/2021 115.0 Diagonal Put

VXX 07/09/2021 32.0 Covered Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 32.5 Covered Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 33.0 Covered Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 33.5 Covered Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 34.0 Diagonal Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 34.5 Diagonal Calls
VXX 07/09/2021 35.0/60.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX 07/09/2021 40.0/65.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX 07/09/2021 28.0 Diagonal Puts #VXXContango
VXX 07/09/2021 27.5 Diagonal Put #VXXContango

VXX Call

Sold 1 VXX Jul 16 2021 32.5 Call at $0.41.
Some similar calls expire in a few minutes

TQQQ Call Rollup

Rolled this week’s 126.0 Diagonal Call up to next week’s 129.0 Call @ 0.18 Credit

VXX Puts

Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 28.5 Puts at $0.56. Sold against the Aug 24.0 Puts I bought yesterday.
I have VXX short 27.50 and 28.00 puts expiring today as well.
#VXXContango

TLRY

Sold TLRY Jul 16 2021 15.5 Diagonal Puts at $0.43.

AMC Call

Sold 1 AMC Jul 16 2021 46.0 Diagonal Call at $5.50.
I’ve got some strike 56 calls (and some short puts) expiring tomorrow

VXX long Put

Bought this to write against it
Bought VXX Aug 20 2021 24.0 Put at $0.43
#VXXContango

LABU

Interesting that LABU is up almost a point while the rest of the market is getting crushed.

More VXX Calls

Sold VXX Jul 09 2021 35 Diagonal Calls at $0.25
Sold VXX Jul 23 2021 40.0 Diagonal Call at $1.01
Sold VXX Jul 30 2021 42.0 Diagonal Call at $1.31
Sold VXX Aug 06 2021 42.0 Diagonal Call at $1.72

VXX Calls

Bought to close 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 50.0 Call at $0.02. Sold on 06/01 at $1.75
Bought to close 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 48.0 Call at $0.02 . Sold on 06/01 at $1.77
Bought to close 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 46.0 Call at $0.07 . Sold on 06/01 at $1.99

Replaced the calls above with still out of the money calls for some additional premium
Sold 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 33.5 Call at $0.42
Sold 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 34.0 Call at $0.31
Sold 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 34.5 Call at $0.29

TQQQ

Selling some 2 day puts to offset existing short call positions
Sold 1 TQQQ Jul 09 2021 118.0 Diagonal Put at $0.50
Sold 1 TQQQ Jul 09 2021 115.0 Diagonal Put at $0.30
#OnlySpreads

VIX

Above 20 premarket – up 25% OVERNIGHT

CLX

Sold off my long CLX stock on a big move Wednesday @ $187.23
Cost of $174.46.
Don’t trust the market so getting closer to cash

AMC Trades

Rolled my AMC Jul 09 2021 38.0 Diagonal Calls to AMC Jul 16 2021 40.0 Calls @ even money but gained 2 points on the short strike.
Also sold another AMC Jul 09 2021 27.0 Put at $0.22

TNA

Sold to open 1 TNA Jul 09 2021 89.0 Diagonal Put at $1.71.
#OnlySpreads

NEGG

Range today 28.19 – 71.14
Just FYI

VXX Put

Bought to close 1 VXX Jul 09 2021 29.5 Put at $0.38. Sold last week on a rolldown at $1.34
Replaced it with 1 VXX Jul 16 2021 28.0 Put at $0.40 for a 0.02 Credit and dropped the short strike 1.50
#VXXContango

SLB

Rolled my SLB Jul 09 2021 30.0 Calls up to next week’s SLB Jul 16 2021 30.5 Calls at $0.02 Credit

LABU

Sold 1 LABU Jul 09 2021 65.0 Diagonal Put at $0.92.
#OnlySpreads

AMC Call

With the choice of liquidating my long AMC Jul 16 2021 70.0 Call (after the strike 60 call sold against it expired on Friday) or writing against it, I decided to write a diagonal call one more time.
Sold to open 1 AMC Jul 09 2021 56.0 Call at $2.62

VXX Calls

Sold to open VXX Jul 09 2021 33.0 Covered Call at $0.33
Sold to Open VXX Jul 09 2021 32.5 Covered Call at $0.40

Sold to open 1 VXX Jul 30 2021 40.0 Diagonal Call at $1.07
Sold to open 1 VXX Aug 06 2021 41.0 Diagonal Call at $1.43

VXX Long Puts

Sold to close VXX 12/15/2021 15.0 Puts @ $0.49
Bought these on 5/17 @ $0.23 as a lark in an old account that is too small for spreads.
Got a clean double though.

OptionsExpiration

==Expired==
AMC 07/02/2021 60.0 Diagonal Calls
AMC 07/02/2021 38.0 Diagonal Puts
AMC 07/02/2021 37.0 Diagonal Puts
TLRY 07/02/2021 18.5 Covered Calls
TLRY 07/02/2021 19.5 Diagonal Calls
TQQQ 50.0/117.50 Bull Put Spread
VXX 07/02/2021 40.0 Covered Call
VXX 07/02/2021 46.0 Covered Call
VXX 07/02/2021 48/51.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX 07/02/2021 50/60.0 Bear Call Spread

VXX Calls

Sold VXX Jul 09 2021 32.0 Covered Calls at $0.25
Sold VXX Jul 16 2021 36.0 Covered Calls at $0.38
Sold VXX Jul 23 2021 40.0 Covered Calls at $0.48
Sold VXX Jul 30 2021 40.0 Covered Calls at $0.83
Sold VXX Aug 06 2021 40.0 Covered Calls at $1.06
Sold VXX Aug 13 2021 40.0 Covered Calls at $1.41

VXX Puts Closed

Bought to close VXX Jul 02 2021 28.0 Puts @ 0.01
Sold last Friday @ 0.23
#VXXContango

TQQQ

Sold 1 TQQQ Jul 09 2021 126.0 Call at $2.12 against an already long Jul 16 20201 130.0 Call (left over from another spread).

Short strike slightly above the current all-time high in TQQQ

AMC Puts

Sold AMC Jul 09 2021 23.0 Puts at $0.19.

Only 4 trading days next week.
Paired with several bear call spreads still in the money so little downside risk

VXX Put Roll

The VIX index collapses to it’s lowest value since Jan 2020. So VXX spiked down too.

Bought to Close VXX Jul 02 2021 28.5 Put at $0.34. Sold last week @ 0.50
Sold to Open VXX Jul 09 2021 27.5 Put at $0.36, a full point lower plus a 0.02 Credit.
#VXXContango

VXX1 Calendar

  • still able to write these until they’re gone

Sold to open VXX1 Jul 16 2021 7.0 Puts at $0.31
This gives me a Long Calendar spread with my ( already long ) Jan 2022 7.0 Puts.
#VXXContango trade with no downside risk.

TQQQ

Another roll, not as good as last week
Close this week’s 117.50 Calls and sold next week’s 118.0 Call @ 0.10 Credit

VXX Put Rolls

Bought to Close VXX Jul 02 2021 29.0 Puts at $0.37. Sold last week @ 0.75
Sold o Open VXX Jul 09 2021 28.0 Puts at $0.48, a full point lower plus a 0.11 Credit.
#VXXContango

Hoping my 28.50 and 28.00 puts for tomorrow expire.

COG

#FallingKnife trade that worrked
Sold COG stock @ 18.01. Bought @ 15.75. Never was able to average down.
Probably out too early but I’ll take the gain.

VXX

Sold VXX Jul 23 2021 46.0 Covered Calls at $0.46
Sold VXX Jul 30 2021 46.0 Covered Call at $0.73

OptionsExpiration

==Expired==
AMC 06/25/2021 27.0 Diagonal Put
AMC 06/25/2021 29.0 Diagonal Puts
LABU 06/25/2021 65.0 Diagonal Put
SQQQ 06/25/2021 11.0 Covered Call
TLRY 06/25/2021 18.5/26.0 Bear Call Spread
UVXY1 06/25/2021 4.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/25/2021 37.5 Covered Calls
VXX 06/25/2021 40.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/25/2021 41.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/25/2021 42.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/25/2021 46.0/70.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX 06/25/2021 48.0/75.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX 06/25/2021 50.0/80.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX 06/25/2021 29.0 Diagonal Put #VXXContango

AMC Call Rollout

Rolled AMC Jun 25 2021 38.0 Calls to AMC Jul 02 2021 38.0 Calls at $0.27 Credit.
Not as big a credit for an additional week as last Friday and the stock is almost 7 points lower. Doesn’t make much sense.
But neither does the stock price 😦

TLRY Call Rollup

Bought to Close TLRY Jun 25 2021 17.5 Covered Call/ Sold to Open TLRY Jul 02 2021 18.5 Covered Calls @ $ 0.08 Credit plus another point higher on the strike price.
Bought to Close TLRY Jun 25 2021 18.0 Diagonal Calls / Sold to Open TLRY Jul 02 2021 19.5 Diagonal Calls @ $ 0.22 Credit plus another 1.50 points higher on the strike price.

Waiting until the close to see if my 18.5 calls expire

SPCE

Could this be the next GME/AMC/TSLA spread candidate?
Waiting for higher strikes before venturing in

VXX Put Rolls

Bought to Close VXX Jun 25 2021 30.5 Puts / Sold to Open VXX Jul 02 2021 30.0 Puts at $0.20 Credit
Bought to Close VXX Jun 25 2021 30.0 Puts / Sold to Open VXX Jul 02 2021 29.0 Puts at even Money
Bought to Close VXX Jun 25 2021 29.5.0 Puts / Sold to Open VXX Jul 02 2021 28.0 Puts at $0.03 Credit

Waiting to see if my VXX 29.0 Put expires.
#VXXContango

IWM

Russell 1000/2000 rebalance at the close. Some favorite names traded at Option Bistro on the lists:

(Fuzzy I’m talking to you 🙂 )

2021-06-11_8-38-19_0

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/russell-bursting-money-losing-zombies-after-todays-rebalance

VXX1

  • still able to write these until they’re gone

Sold to open VXX1 Jul 16 2021 7.0 Puts at $0.28
This gives me a Long Calendar Butterfly spread with my ( already long ) puts being Jan 2022 6.0 Puts and Jun 2022 8.0 Puts.
#VXXContango trade with no downside risk.

TQQQ Call rollup

Bought to close TQQQ Jun 25 2021 115.0 Calls / Sold to Open TQQQ Jul 02 2021 117.5 Calls at $0.20 Net Credit

AMC Rollup Call

Bought to close AMC Jun 25 2021 53.0 Calls at $1.38. Sold last Friday on another rollup at $13.55.

Replaced it with short AMC Jul 02 2021 60.0 Calls at $3.01.
So a Net Credit of $1.63 plus a 7 point bump in the short strike, putting it well out of the money for now.

COIN Put Close

Bought to Close 1 COIN Jun 25 2021 197.5 Put at $0.05. It won’t trade any lower
Sold on Monday @ 1.18

TLRY

Sold to open TLRY Jun 25 2021 18.5 Diagonal Calls at $0.30

TLRY

Sold TLRY Jun 25 2021 18.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.42

VXX Put rolldown

Rolled my 06/25/2021 33.50 and 33.00 Diagonal Puts down 0.50 to 33.0 and 32.50 for next week @ 0.05 Credit.

At the same time I sold 1 VXX Jul 30 2021 46.0 Covered Call at $1.15

VXX

Another long term #VXXContango trade
Bought to open VXX Jan 20 2023 5.0 Put / Sold to Open VXX Jun 25 2021 29.5 Put at $0.10 Credit
Long DTE = 576
Short DTE = 2

At the same time I sold 1 VXX Jul 23 2021 46.0 Covered Call at $0.79

AMC GME

GameStop Is Joining the Russell 1000, but AMC Isn’t.

VXX

A really looooong #VXXContango trade
Bought to open VXX Jun 16 2023 5.0 Put / Sold to Open VXX Jun 25 2021 30.5 Put at $0.06 Credit
Short DTE = 3
Long DTE = 724

LABU

Sold 1 LABU Jun 25 2021 65.0 Put at $1.01
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ

Sold 1 TQQQ Jun 25 2021 115.0 Call at $1.87 adding to my position
#OnlySpreads

GME exit

I could have sold this last week at roughly $12 but I kept it and sold a shorter 280 call @ $12 instead. That one expired. Liquidating my long now.
Sold to close 1 GME Jul 02 2021 400.00 Call at $4.48.
Totally out of GME for now

AMC Put

Sold AMC Jun 25 2021 27.0 Put at $0.19 replacing a similar put that expired Friday

TLRY

Sold TLRY Jun 25 2021 17.5 Calls at $0.61 replacing similar calls that expired Friday

TQQQ

Sold 1 TQQQ Jun 25 2021 115.0 Call at $1.20 replacing my 112.0 Call that expired Friday.
#OnlySpreads

VXX

Sold 1 VXX Aug 20 2021 46.0 Covered Call at $3.60. Adding to my position at 0.45 more premium than my sale 2 weeks ago.
Sold 1 VXX Jul 16 2021 46.0 Covered Call at $1.86. Adding to my position at 2 points less than the one I sold on 5/10.

OptionsExpiration

==Expired==
AMC 06/18/2021 29.0 Diagonal Put
AMC 06/18/2021 28.0 Diagonal Puts
AMC 06/18/2021 27.0/2.0 Bull Put Spread
GME 06/18/2021 280.0 Diagonal Call
LABU 06/18/2021 64.0/40.0 Bull Put Spread
SLB 06/18/2021 36.0 Diagonal Calls
SLV 06/18/2021 23.5 Diagonal Puts
TLRY 06/18/2021 17.50 Covered Calls
TLRY 06/18/2021 19.0 Diagonal Calls
TQQQ 06/18/2021 112.0/145.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX1 11.0/19.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX1 12.0/20.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX1 12.0/21.0 Bear Call Spreads
VXX 06/18/2021 35.5 Covered Calls
VXX 06/18/2021 36.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/18/2021 36.5 Covered Calls
VXX 06/18/2021 37.0 Covered Calls
VXX 06/18/2021 37.5 Covered Calls
VXX 06/18/2021 46.0/64.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX 06/18/2021 48.0/64.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX 06/18/2021 50.0/65.0 Bear Call Spread
VXX 06/18/2021 31.50 Diagonal Put #VXXContango

==Assignments==
Exercised my long VXX1 06/18/2021 9.0 & 10.0 Puts to put some of my long VXX stock back to somebody else at 36.0 and 40.0.
Left over from old #VXXContango trades

VXX just before the close

Rolled VXX 06/18/2021 35.0 Diagonal Calls to next week’s 40.0 Calls for 0.55 Credit
Rolled VXX 06/18/2021 35.50 Diagonal Calls to next week’s 41.0 Calls @ 0.45 Credit
Rolled VXX 06/18/2021 36.0 Diagonal Call to next week’s 42.0 Call @ 0.41 Credit.

I’m betting the premiums for next week drop off on the open on Monday as they typically do