Bought to Close DDOG FEB 12 2021 108.0/118.0/120.0 Jade Lizard @ .50 (sold for 2.30)
Sold DDOG MAR 19 2021 95.0 Put @ 2.00
#JadeLizards – Wasn’t really sure what to do so figured play it lower with the Lizard. Need at least a 30 -40 point pullback. No upside risk.
Sold TSLA JAN 29 2021 725.0/850.0/852.5 Jade Lizard @ 3.25
#JadeLizards – No idea why this thing is going vertical. Closing call side of Jade Lizard to preserve a couple dollars of gains. Leaving 330 strike put side alone for now.
Bought to Close SNOW DEC 11 2020 400.0/405.0 Bear Call Spread @ 2.95 (Lizard sold for 6.00)
#JadeLizards – Sure seems like it’s due for a rest. Selling put side outside the expected move and call side inside the expected move. Only going out a week…
Sold SNOW DEC 11 2020 330.0/400.0/405.0 Jade Lizard @ 6.00
#JadeLizards – Not sure what this is really called. Selling a call spread two weeks out and a put one week out. No upside risk and possibly allowing an extra put sale the second week. Slightly bullish overall…
Sold TSLA DEC 11 2020 475.0 Put @ 3.40
Sold TSLA DEC 18 2020 590.0/595.0 Bear Call Spread @ 1.67
#JadeLizards – Looking weak so bailing now…
Bought to Close BYND NOV 13 2020 125.0/120.0/124.0 Jade Lizard @ 4.40 (sold for 4.14)
Rolled call spread side of the Lizard down from 144/147 to 120/124 for 1.09 credit against a 125 put. Total credit now 4.14 so still no upside risk. Dead zone in this position is from 124.14 to 125.00 I’d be happy for it to get back to those levels.
#JadeLizards – Booking on the bounce. Earnings next week…
Bought to Close OLED OCT 23 2020 187.5/197.5/200.0 Jade Lizard @ .64 (sold for 2.55)
#JadeLizards – Just for something to do. Selling the week before earnings and playing for a pullback over the next week. No upside risk…
Sold OLED OCT 23 2020 187.5/197.5/200.0 Jade Lizard @ 2.55
SPLK Lizard closed call side for slightly better than max loss put side expires (.45 gain)
WDAY Lizard expiring (gain .72)
ULTA Iron Fly call side closed for less than max loss put side expires (lottery ticket .70 loss)
3 cases of the Silver Bullets!
#JadeLizards – Not sure why premium is so high in this but I’ll take a shot at a Lizard for next week. Considered the naked strangle but I prefer the no risk upside here.
Sold OSTK SEP 4 2020 85.0/110.0/112.0 Jade Lizard @ 3.25
BIDU: Wish I could’ve watched it closer…would have been a full winner but I’ll take it.
Bought to Close BIDU AUG 14 2020 116.0/120.0/122.0 Jade Lizards @ 1.26 (sold for 2.05)
NVDA: Replacing an expiring position. Earnings next week.
Sold NVDA SEP 18 2020 380.0 Put @ 4.10
Expired: NVDA 420.0 Put (sold for 2.90)
NTAP: Still chugging along. Earnings still two weeks out. Rolling covered calls.
Rolled NTAP AUG 14 2020 41.5 Calls to AUG 21 2020 42.0 Calls @ .35 credit
#JadeLizards #Earnings – This thing has proven that it can go anywhere on earnings. I guess that’s why it’s got the highest IV Rank on my list today by a wide margin. It’s down on the day and I’m playing it further to the downside. Going with the Jade Lizard with the put side close to 1.5x the expected move….2x the expected move including today’s down move. No upside risk but will need the stock down 20 more for a shot at max profit.
Sold STMP AUG 7 2020 215.0/245.0/250.0 Jade Lizard @ 5.90
#Earnings #JadeLizards – I’m calling this a Jade Lizard because it’s fun but adding a disaster put turning it into some sort of an unbalanced iron condor. Still no upside risk and playing for a down move of half to one and a half times the expected move.
Sold LRCX JUL 31 2020 300.0/335.0/350.0/355.0 Jade Condor @ 5.10
Bought to Close TSLA JUL 24 2020 1500.0/1505.0 Bear Call Spread part of the Jade Lizard @ 4.49
Any fill better than 5.0 adds to the profit here. I’ll let the put side expire for net gain of 2.36.
Sold TSLA AUG 21 2020 800.0/3200.0 Strangle @ 6.10 (can do better now)
Figuring 50 percent down and 100 percent up might be safe! 🙂 🙂
Still holding 600 strike short put in Aug monthly.
#JadeLizards #Earnings – Doing this in a PM account so the margin hit isn’t horrible. Playing for a down move of 100 to 500 points. LOL. No upside risk. Need at least down 100 for a shot at decent profit. Anything less than that still makes 1.85.
Sold TSLA JUL 24 2020 1100.0/1500.0/1505.0 Jade Lizard @ 6.85
#JadeLizards – Going with the ‘ol lizard here. Breakeven outside the expected move and near or outside Jeff’s data. Playing for a move similar to the JPM move…down but inside the expected move.
Sold GS APR 17 2020 165.0/175.0/177.5 Jade Lizards @ 2.55
#JadeLizards #Earnings – Absolutely do not trust this one so playing a Jade Lizard way to the downside with breakeven at almost 2x the expected move. No upside risk but definitely need a down move to make much. Perfect number would be down 20…LOL
Sold STMP FEB 21 2020 65.0/80.0/83.0 Jade Lizards @ 3.26
#JadeLizards #Earnings – In a different account I’m taking a shot at an extremely bearish Jade Lizard. Playing for a down move of at least half the expected move. Selling a put at an even number and selling a very DITM bear call spread. No upside risk here…
Sold TSLA JAN 31 2020 500/545/555 Jade Lizard @ 10.05
Non earnings #JadeLizards – A little bounce this week letting me out…
Bought to Close SPLK SEP 13 2019 116.0/124.0/127.0 Jade Lizard @ 3.00 (sold for 3.25)
#Earnings #JadeLizards – I only allow myself one of these high dollar stocks at a time in this account but with my ISRG lizard being blown out to the upside (465/495/500) it’s pretty safe so taking a shot with ULTA.
Sold ULTA AUG 30 2019 315.0/345.0/350.0 Jade Lizard @ 5.76
Put side at the expected move and just under the 200ma…
#JadeLizards #CoveredCalls – Sometimes I wish our fearless leader would put down the twitter machine for awhile. The timing of the tweet earlier cost me at least 2 grand on these positions. It really is a strange world we trade in these days. Booking and rolling…
Bought to Close ISRG AUG 23 2019 495.0/500.0/505.0 Jade Lizard @ 7.90 (sold for 11.95)
Rolled TNA AUG 23 2019 52.0 Calls to AUG 30 2019 53.5 Calls @ .10 credit
Non-earnings #JadeLizards – Good premium so giving it a short term shot…
Sold SPLK SEP 13 2019 116.0/124.0/127.0 Jade Lizard @ 3.25
#JadeLizards – Played this over earnings out to September hoping for a down move since all the “expert” talking heads were saying how bad things were going to be. So, of course, stock is up 18 percent since the announcement. 🙂 🙂
Taking my small gain and heading on down the road…
Bought to Close NVDA SEP 20 2019 135.0/150.0/155.0 Jade Lizard @ 4.63 (sold for 6.00)
#JadeLizards – Still playing with a non-earnings Jade Lizard. Was hoping for a 500 pin today but not looking likely. Rolling the whole thing out a week (put side 5 points lower).
Rolled AUG 16 2019 500.0/500.0/505.0 Jade Lizard to AUG 23 495.0/500.0/5o5.0 @ 4.25 credit (11.95 total now)
#JadeLizards – Rolling call spread down to the short put strike for additional premium. Still no upside risk but won’t make as much on a rally.
Rolled ISRG AUG 16 2019 535.0/540.0 BeCS to ISRG AUG 16 2019 500.0/505.0 BeCS @ 1.78 credit.
Total premium received now is up to 7.70. Make 2.70 on a big rally or receive stock at a basis of 492.30
#Earnings #JadeLizards – I feel like I’ve gotta play this just for the excitement aspect…LOL. I like @matt0311 ‘s idea which is similar to how I’ve played most of these earnings lizards. Selling call spread at the money and giving the put side room outside the expected move. In this case I’m also adding the junk long put in case this thing absolutely implodes. I’m also short some ITM call spreads so I wouldn’t hate a test of my put here.
Sold BYND AUG 2 2019 140/170/225/227.5 Jade Lizard (skewed iron condor?) @ 3.16
#Earnings #JadeLizards – Everything seems so overbought I’m having trouble finding anything for tomorrow. XLNX is one of the cheaper ones though with pretty good premium. Playing it like all the others…to the downside with no upside risk.
Sold XLNX JUL 26 2019 121/129/132 Jade Lizards @ 3.03
This would get the stock below the 100ma and just above the 50ma and require a move down of 30 percent more than expected.
EDIT…not very much but still a 1.25% divvy yield at 118. Could probably easily triple that with covered call sales.
Sold 1 CMG JUL 26 2019 600/660/720/725 @ 4.91
Playing this to the downside with only 9 cents of upside risk. What do I need? Needing a decent down move below 720 while staying above 660. Spent a little extra for a 600 strike disaster put since you just never know. The expected move (45 points) to the downside would be perfect!
#JadeLizards – I’m really liking these Lizards. Safer than playing the typical tastytrade strangles. Seems like I always used to get in trouble to the upside so this eliminates that risk while still bringing in nice premium. Just have to make sure you can take the stock or roll the short put if needed.
Trying another one that’s not an #Earnings play. Put is below nice support below the 200, 100, and 50 day moving averages and outside the expected move.
Sold ISRG AUG 16 2019 500.0/535.0/540.0 Jade Lizard @ 5.93
Bought to Close SKX JUL 19 2019 31.0/35.0/36.0 Jade Lizards @ .98 (sold for 1.20)
Bought to Close ISRG JUL 19 2019 505.0/530.0/540.0 Jade Lizard @ 6.14 (sold for 10.25)
Sold ISRG JUL 19 2019 530.0/540.0 Bear Call Spread @ 3.55
Position is now Friday’s 505.0/530.0/540.0 Jade Lizard @ 10.25
No upside risk and downside breakeven is 10 dollars below the 50ma and 5 dollars outside the expected move…but…could go anywhere. Earnings after the close tomorrow.
Was looking a little weak so booked it:
Bought to Close FIVE JUN 7 2019 117.0/126.0/129.0 Jade Lizard @1.67 (sold for 3.10)
Pulled back just enough to get out at even:
Bought to Close SFIX JUN 7 2019 21.5/24/24/26.5 Iron Flies @ 2.05 (sold for 2.10)
Bought to Close ADSK MAY 24 2019 152.5/170.0/172.5 Jade Lizard @ .35 (sold for 2.60)
Bought to Close SPLK MAY 24 2019 121/132/135 Jade Lizard @ .85 (sold for 2.95)
STO SPX Mar6 BeCS 2820/2825 @ .30 x4
BTC SPX Mar6 BuPS 2740/2735 @ .05 x4. Sold @ .30. Profit $100
STO SPX Mar6 BeCS 2820/2825 @ .25 x4
STO SPX Mar6 BuPS 2760/2755 @ .25×4
Full position on for this round.