VXX Fat finger?

At 3:54 VXX spiked over a point above it’s last trade then fell back to where it had been
Sold a few more of my short term calls that reacted to the move. Paired up with short puts sold on Monday.
Sold VXX May 20 2022 26.5 Calls at $0.22
Sold VXX May 20 2022 27.5 Calls at $0.15
Sold VXX May 20 2022 28.0 Calls at $0.12.
#OnlySpreads

TNA Call Ladder

Adding on to yesterday’s positions at better premiums
Sold 1 TNA May 06 2022 49.0 Call at $1.80
Sold 1 TNA May 06 2022 50.0 Call at $1.37
Sold 1 TNA May 06 2022 51.0 Call at $1.00
Sold 1 TNA May 06 2022 52.0 Call at $0.73
Sold 1 TNA May 06 2022 53.0 Call at $0.52
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Call Ladder

Adding on to yesterday’s positions at better premiums
Sold 1 TQQQ May 06 2022 45.0 Call at $0.29
Sold 1 TQQQ May 06 2022 44.0 Call at $0.41
Sold 1 TQQQ May 06 2022 43.0 Call at $0.58
Sold 1 TQQQ May 06 2022 42.0 Call at $0.82
Sold 1 TQQQ May 06 2022 41.0 Call at $1.11
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Sold 1 VXX May 06 2022 32.0 Call at $0.60
Sold 1 VXX May 06 2022 34.0 Call at $0.35
Sold 1 VXX May 06 2022 35.0 Call at $0.25
Sold 1 VXX May 06 2022 36.0 Call at $0.25
Replacing similar calls that expired Friday at lower strike prices.
#DoubleDip #OnlySpreads

TNA Call Ladder

Sold TNA May 06 2022 55.0 Covered Call at $0.25
Sold TNA May 06 2022 54.0 Covered Call at $0.38
Sold TNA May 06 2022 53.0 Covered Call at $0.47
Sold TNA May 06 2022 52.0 Diagonal Call at $0.63
Sold TNA May 06 2022 51.0 Diagonal Call at $0.80
Sold TNA May 06 2022 50.0 Diagonal Call at $1.08
Sold TNA May 06 2022 49.0 Diagonal Call at $1.46
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Call Ladder

Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 46.0 Covered Calls at $0.13
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 45.5 Covered Calls at $0.19
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 45.0 Covered Call at $0.24
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 44.0 Diagonal Call at $0.35
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 43.0 Diagonal Call at $0.46
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 42.0 Diagonal Call at $0.64
Sold TQQQ May 06 2022 41.0 Diagonal Call at $0.85
#OnlySpreads

SPX

#onlyspreads

SOLD 13 MAY 2022 4445/4450 CALL @.75

VXX Call Ladder

Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 27.5 Calls at $0.42, $0.57 & $0.80
Sold 1 VXX Apr 29 2022 28.0 Call at $0.42
Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 28.5 Calls at $0.38, $0.49 & $0.52
Sold 1 VXX Apr 29 2022 29.0 Call at $0.45
#OnlySpreads

LABU Puts

Sold LABU Apr 29 2022 10.0 Puts at $0.72 & $0.89

Somewhat later, Sold 1 LABU Apr 29 2022 9.5 Put at $0.68
#OnlySpreads

Late Trades

Started a tiny new position in ISRG at $254.00, a new low after #Earnings
#SP500 #FallingKnife

Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 28.5 Diagonal Calls at $0.46
VXX closed at $26.15. Five days to expiration (DTE)
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder continued

Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 29.0 Calls at $0.28, $0.33, $0.34, $0.35 & $0.41
Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 29.5 Calls at $0.28 & $0.33
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

Back to selling calls
Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 27.5 Calls at $0.49
Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 28.0 Calls at $0.34 & $0.35
Sold VXX Apr 29 2022 28.5 Calls at $0.38
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ and TNA Calls

Sold 1 TQQQ Apr 22 2022 51.5 Call at $0.85
Sold 1 TQQQ Apr 22 2022 52.5 Call at $0.60

Sold 1 TNA Apr 22 2022 60.0 Call at $1.73
Sold 1 TNA Apr 22 2022 61.0Call at $1.22
Sold 1 TNA Apr 22 2022 62.5 Call at $0.71
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Calls

Sold TQQQ Apr 22 2022 49.5 Calls at $0.73
#OnlySpreads

LABU Puts

Sold LABU 04/22/2022 13.0 Diagonal Puts at $0.67 and $0.70, replacing similar puts that expired Friday.
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Dumping some long calls (fully paid for ) that expire this shortened week. No trading Friday.
Sold to Close:
VXX Apr 14 2022 41 Call at $0.17
VXX Apr 14 2022 42 Call at $0.10
VXX Apr 14 2022 43 Calls at $0.10
VXX Apr 14 2022 44 Calls at $0.10
VXX Apr 14 2022 49 Calls at $0.12.

Then, sold some calls against other leftover long calls:
VXX Apr 14 2022 30 Call at $0.36
VXX Apr 14 2022 29.5 Call at $0.38
VXX Apr 14 2022 28.5 Call at $0.46
VXX Apr 14 2022 28 Call at $0.50
VXX Apr 14 2022 27.5 Call at $0.55
VXX Apr 14 2022 27 Call at $0.64
Replacing similar calls that expired Friday
#OnlySpreads

TNA Call

On the flash move up after the fed:
Sold 1 TNA Apr 08 2022 61.0 Call at $0.81
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

Sold VXX Apr 08 2022 30.0 Calls at $0.19
Sold VXX Apr 08 2022 31.0 Calls at $0.15
Sold VXX Apr 08 2022 32.0 Calls at $0.13
Sold VXX Apr 08 2022 33.0 Calls at $0.12
#OnlySpreads

LABU Calls

Sold more LABU Apr 08 2022 19.5 Diagonal Calls at $0.86
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Tiptoeing back into the call side
Sold VXX Apr 08 2022 25.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.72, $0.82, $0.88 and $0.91
Paired with puts I sold last Friday.
#OnlySpreads

More TQQQ

Rolled this week’s TQQQ Apr 01 2022 51.0 Calls to next week’s TQQQ Apr 08 2022 51.5 Calls at $0.02 Credit and added $0.50 to the short strike.
#OnlySpreads

TNA Call

Sold 1 TNA Apr 01 2022 68.0 Call at $2.68.
#OnlySpreads

VXX Puts

I was selling calls with both hands yesterday. Balancing those out a bit with VXX Puts today
Sold VXX Apr 01 2022 22.0 Puts at $0.21
Sold VXX Apr 01 2022 21.5 Puts at $0.14 & $0.16
Sold VXX Apr 01 2022 21.0 Puts at $0.12
#VXXContango #OnlySpreads

LABU Puts

Sold Calls earlier, switching to puts now
Sold 1 LABU Apr 01 2022 13.5 Put at $0.33
#OnlySpreads

TLRY Calls

Sold TLRY Apr 01 2022 11.0 Calls at $0.38
#OnlySpreads

VXX Crazy

Sold these with the stock around 28.50
1 VXX Apr 01 2022 50.0 Call at $0.55
1 VXX Apr 01 2022 49.0 Call at $0.57
1 VXX Apr 01 2022 48.0 Call at $0.61
1 VXX Apr 01 2022 47.0 Call at $0.63
1 VXX Apr 01 2022 46.0 Call at $0.79
The VIX is up only 4%. VXX is up 13% so the short squeeze is still in effect on VXX because they are not creating new shares
#OnlySpreads

#vxxcontango, #winwin

VXX Calls

Sold VXX Apr 01 2022 30.0 Calls at $0.95, adding to my position and replacing similar calls that expired Friday.
Used the cash to buy VXX Apr 14 2022 48.0 Calls at $0.91
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Call Ladder

Sold TQQQ Apr 01 2022 61.0 Calls at $0.45
Sold TQQQ Apr 01 2022 58.0 Call at $1.59
Sold TQQQ Apr 01 2022 57.0 Calls at $2.11
Sold TQQQ Apr 01 2022 56.0 Calls at $2.53
#OnlySpreads

LABU Call Ladder

Sold all these:
LABU Apr 01 2022 18.0 Calls at $0.35 & $0.40
LABU Apr 01 2022 17.5 Calls at $0.45 & $0.55
LABU Apr 01 2022 17.0 Calls at $0.55 & $0.70
replacing similar calls that expired Friday
#OnlySpreads

VXX Short Squeeze??

Sold to close 1 old long VXX Mar 18 2022 55.0 Call at $1.32. Bought this as the long side of an old diagonal Call spread at $0.90 on 1/31.

I continued selling:
Sold 1 at $1.79 and at $2.19 and at $2.39
There have been several trading stops along the way, with the last one just under 40.

#onlyspreads

RSX Diagonal Puts

Bought to Open RSX May 20 2022 3.0 Puts at $0.55
Sold to Open RSX Mar 04 2022 6.5 Puts at $0.70 for a $0.15 Spread Credit
Long DTE = 79
Short DTE = 2
If this war drags on in the Russian Markets stay closed, I should get multiple re-writes on the long.
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

Sold VXX Mar 04 2022 33.0 Calls at $0.22 & $.028
Sold VXX Mar 04 2022 32.0 Calls at $0.22 & $0.27
Sold VXX Mar 04 2022 31.0 Calls at $0.27 & $0.40
Sold 1 VXX Mar 04 2022 30.0 Call at $0.40
Sold 1 VXX Mar 04 2022 29.0 Call at $0.48
Sold against leftover long calls from old Diagonal call spreads
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Sold to open VXX Feb 25 2022 28.0 Calls at $0.94.

In lieu of writing any more short VXX calls I dumped some of my old long (Fully paid for) hedges at gains.
Sold to close VXX Feb 25 2022 30.0 Calls at $0.62. Bought on 02/10 at $0.29
Sold to close VXX Feb 25 2022 31.0 Calls at $0.40. Bought on 02/08 at $0.26.
I’m guessing both of these old longs would have expired worthless.
VXX high so far today is 27.45
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Diagonal Call Ladder

In case this rally runs out of gas or we hit another air pocket like Friday:
Bought to Open 1 TQQQ Mar 04 2022 65 Call at $0.71
Sold to Open 1 TQQQ Feb 18 2022 57.5 Call at $1.49

Bought to Open 1 TQQQ Mar 04 2022 66 Call at $0.58
Sold to Open 1 TQQQ Feb 18 2022 58 Call at $1.28

Bought to Open 1 TQQQ Mar 04 2022 67 Call at $0.44
Sold to Open 1 TQQQ Feb 18 2022 58.5 Call at $1.05

Bought to Open 1 TQQQ Mar 04 2022 68 Call at $0.34
Sold to Open 1 TQQQ Feb 18 2022 59 Call at $0.83

Bought to open TQQQ Mar 04 2022 70 Calls at $0.22
Sold to Open TQQQ Feb 18 2022 60 Calls at $0.59

I have plenty of long TQQQ stock and short TQQQ puts if the rally continues. (and I can roll the short calls up if necessary)
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

On the VIX run to 31.50 at 2pm(VXX peak at 24.80)
Sold 1 VXX Feb 18 2022 29 Call at $0.76
Sold 1 VXX Feb 18 2022 29.5 Call at $0.58
Sold 1 VXX Feb 18 2022 30 Call at $0.73
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

On the run to 23 in VXX:
Sold VXX Feb 18 2022 27.0 Calls at $0.70 and $0.82
EDIT:
Added:
Sold 1 VXX Feb 18 2022 27.5 Call at $0.80
Sold 1 VXX Feb 18 2022 28.0 Call at $0.77

Back in January, the VIX got briefly above 37(currently 29.45) and VXX only got to 27.84
#OnlySpreads

TSLA Call

One final rollup before earnings
Bought to close 1 TSLA Jan 21 2022 965.0 Call at $60.52. Sold last Friday on a rollup at $72.67.

Sold to Open 1 TSLA Jan 28 2022 1,000.0 Call at $60.67, added 35 points to the strike price and still got a small credit.
Hedged with a couple of Feb monthly long calls.
TSLA trading at 1025
#OnlySpreads

XLV Puts

Rolling down these puts again for a credit
Bought to close XLV Jan 21 2022 135.0 Puts / Sold to Open XLV Jan 28 2022 134.5 Puts at $0.12 Credit.
Sold these against March long puts. Plenty of rolls left.
#OnlySpreads

My short XLV 132 and 130 puts are looking like they will expire tomorrow unless the market collapses again.

TNA TQQQ Calls

Sold TNA Jan 21 2022 70.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.42
Sold TQQQ Jan 21 2022 70.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.37
I’ve got a lot of short puts in both. Daring Mr. Market to come get these 🙂
#OnlySpreads

KOLD1 Put

These are harder to trade since the reverse split(very illiquid) but I was able to roll the strike price down 10% for next month.
Bought to close KOLD1 Jan 21 2022 11.0 Puts / Sold to Open KOLD1 Feb 18 2022 10.0 Put at $0.02 Credit
Long May and August Puts that are fully paid for as the hedge.
#OnlySpreads

PS: My KOLD1 Jan 9.0, 8.0 and 7.0 short puts will expire tomorrow.

TNA Put

Sold 1 TNA Jan 21 2022 66.0 Diagonal Put at $2.07
#OnlySpreads

TNA Put

Sold 1 TNA Jan 21 2022 69.0 Diagonal Put at $2.20
#OnlySpreads

New TSLA Call

Sold 1 TSLA Jan 21 2022 1150.0 Diagonal Call at $5.05.
Holding a long TSLA Feb 1200 call as a hedge.
#OnlySpreads

RIVN Puts Closed and Rolled

Bought to close 1 RIVN Jan 14 2022 75.0 Put at $0.01.
Sold on Monday at $2.36
This is at least a #TripleDip sale against a long Jan 65 put.

Rolled this week’s RIVN 83.0 Diagonal Puts to next week’s 80.0 puts for a $0.02 Credit.

My paired short diagonal Calls will expire.
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ

Nice recovery today that is taking most of my short puts back out of the money. Still, I need it a bit higher.
Sold 1 TQQQ Jan 14 2022 157.5 Diagonal Call at $1.03
Sold 1 TQQQ Jan 14 2022 159.0 Diagonal Call at $0.93
#OnlySpreads

XLV Put spreads again

Bought to open XLV Mar 18 2022 115 Put / Sold to Open XLV Jan 14 2022 132.5 Put at $0.08 Credit
Bought to open XLV Mar 18 2022 116 Put / Sold to Open XLV Jan 14 2022 132.5 Put at $0.10 Credit
#OnlySpreads

VXX Puts

Looking to replace puts for this week that are just about to expire
Sold VXX 01/14/2022 17.0 Puts @ 0.07
Sold VXX 01/14/2022 17.5 Puts @ 0.15 and $0.16.
I’m long plenty of Jan 21st puts to hedge these.
#OnlySpreads

A whole lota TSLA goin’ on

Bought to close TSLA 01/07/2022 885.0 Puts at $0.02

Closed both sides of my TSLA 880/1015 Diagonal Calendar Bull Put spread at a Credit of $1.75.
Sold this spread on Wednesday for a small Credit so a #WinWin as I had a gain on both sides of the spread.

Then I sold 1 TSLA Jan 14 2022 840.0 Diagonal Put at $1.60 against long Jan monthly Puts.
#OnlySpreads

TSLA Call major rollup

Bought to close 1 TSLA Jan 07 2022 1,015.0 Diagonal Call at $8.87. Sold on a rollup last Friday at $65.31.
Sold to Open 1 TSLA Jan 14 2022 1,100.0 Call at $10.24.
A credit of $1.37 and a giant 85 Point jump in the short strike. The new strike is above today’s high of 1080.93.
My long Feb TSLA Call has now been more than paid for as we approach #Earnings in a couple of weeks.
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Starting in on next week’s writes
Sold VXX Jan 14 2022 21.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.63 and at $0.74
#OnlySpreads

TSLA Put

Sold 1 TSLA Jan 07 2022 1015.0 Diagonal Put at 1.68.
I have a short call I’ve been rolling at the same strike, so no downside worries.
#OnlySpreads

RIVN Diagonal Put

Bought to open 1 RIVN Feb 04 2022 70.0 Put / Sold to Open 1 RIVN Jan 07 2022 90.0 Put at $0.52 Net Credit.
I’m already short a RIVN 107 Call I sold yesterday at $2.72, so ahead of the game so far.
#OnlySpreads

LABU Put

Sold 1 LABU Jan 07 2022 32.0 Diagonal Put at $1.25. The yearly low for LABU is 31.90 (so far …)
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Puts

Sold TQQQ Jan 07 2022 153.0 Diagonal Puts at $0.72

#onlyspreads

LABU Calls

Sold LABU Jan 07 2022 42.0 Diagonal Calls at $0.65, replacing similar calls that expired Friday.
#OnlySpreads

TSLA

Tesla Recalls More Than 475,000 US Vehicles Due To Quality Issues

The massive number of vehicles being recalled represents about 25% of all Tesla vehicles manufactured since the company’s inception.

I’m hoping the news holds the stock down for at least the next 2 days.

#onlyspreads

TNA Call

Sold 1 TNA Dec 31 2021 88.0 Diagonal Call at $1.40
#OnlySpreads

TSLA

Taking another crack at TSLA
Bought 1 TSLA Feb 1300 Call, Sold 1 TSLA Dec 31 2021 1075.0 Call at $1.20 Credit
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Sold VXX Dec 30 20211 21.0 Calls at $0.34, $.040, $0.42 and $0.44
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Calls

Sold TQQQ Dec 23 2021 162.0 Calls at $0.60.
#OnlySpreads

Edit: a bit too early 😦

TNA Call

Sold 1 TNA Dec 23 2021 81.0 Diagonal Call at $1.75
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

Rewriting against long Calls left over from last week’s spreads. #DoubleDip
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 30.0 Call at $0.35
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 29.0 Call at $0.37
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 28.0 Call at $0.56
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 27.0 Call at $0.70
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 26.0 Call at $1.00
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 25.0 Call at $1.31
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 24.0 Call at $1.51
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 23.0 Call at $2.18
#OnlySpreads

LABU TNA TQQQ TSLA puts

All these replacing puts that expired on Friday. These strikes are even lower (except for LABU)

Sold LABU Dec 23 2021 35.0 Puts at $0.92
Sold 1 TNA Dec 23 2021 71.0 Put at $2.14
Sold TQQQ Dec 23 2021 130.0 Puts at $1.61
Sold 1 TSLA Dec 23 2021 800.0 Put at $2.38
Sold 1 TSLA Dec 23 2021 790.0 Put at $1.91
#OnlySpreads

RIVN Call closed

Bought to close 1 RIVN Dec 17 2021 127.0 Call at $0.05. It won’t trade any lower. Sold on Monday at $3.29
#DoubleDip write
#OnlySpreads

VXX Calls

Setting up some calls for next week.
This week’s are looking good.
Sold VXX Dec 23 2021 25.0 Calls at $0.49 & again at $0.54
#VXXContango
#OnlySpreads

VXX Call Ladder

Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 27.0 Calls at $0.27
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 26.5 Calls at $0.35
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 26.0 Call at $0.42
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 25.5 Call at $0.48
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 25.0 Call at $0.58
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 24.5 Call at $0.69
Sold VXX Dec 17 2021 24.0 Call at $0.82.
About done for this week’s sales.
#VXXContango #OnlySpreads

RIVN Put

One final write against a long December put
Sold 1 RIVN Dec 17 2021 100.0 Put at $1.20. Replaces the 105 put that expired Friday.
I now have a RIVN 100/127 short strangle for a total premium of $4.29
#OnlySpreads

TQQQ Puts

Sold Dec 17 2021 139.0 Diagonal Puts at $1.33 and $1.37.
Paired with short calls all the way from 139 up to 177.50 for this week.
#OnlySpreads

RIVN Call

Sold 1 RIVN Dec 17 2021 127.0 Call at $3.29
#DoubleDip write replacing a similar diagonal call that expired Friday.
#OnlySpreads

RIVN Short Put Rolled down

Bought to Close 1 RIVN Dec 03 2021 110.0 Put/ Sold to Open 1 RIVN Dec 10 2021 105.0 Put at $1.23 Credit plus an extra 5 points lower on the short put.
I actually have two long puts to act as a hedge, a Dec 70.0 Put and a Jan 65.0 Put.
#OnlySpreads

VXX Puts

After rolling these down for months I’m finally out of my biggest VXX short put position.
Bought to close VXX Dec 03 2021 22.0 Puts at $0.01.
Sold last week at $1.29, $1.30, $1.33 and $1.40.
#OnlySpreads
Left with 2022, 2023 and even 2024 long puts.
#VXXContango

TQQQ Call Rollup

Bought to close 1 TQQQ Dec 03 2021 162.0 Call at $2.40. Sold last week on a roll at $8.74.
Replaced it with 1 short TQQQ Dec 10 2021 170.0 Call at $2.55 – added 8 points to the short strike
For Friday I still have a short 170.0 and 185.0 Calls and short puts at 145.0 and 137.50.
#OnlySpreads

TSLA Puts

Sold these puts while I wait for a chance to roll my short calls
TSLA Dec 03 2021 845.0 Put at $0.36
TSLA Dec 03 2021 890.0 Put at $0.71
TSLA Dec 03 2021 940.0 Put at $1.37
#OnlySpreads

KOLD Early Roll

Bought to close 1 KOLD Nov 19 2021 5.0 Put / Sold to Open 1 KOLD Dec 17 2021 5.0 Put at $0.45 Credit.
Put is sold against long KOLD May 3.0 & 4.0 Puts.
#OnlySpreads

BOIL must be spiking up today

TNA Calls

I had some extra, long TNA Calls in the account left over from old Diagonal spreads.
Dumped the ones expiring this week at a gain while holding onto longer dated calls.
Sold to close TNA Nov 05 2021 105.0 Calls at $0.45. Bought on 10/13 at $0.36 and $0.38.

These might be a short candidate too.

#onlyspreads