• Ashraf Eassa
    If I had put all of my money into $NFLX $125 calls before earnings, I would now be disgustingly rich. Oh, fantasies...
    1/27/13
    Reply (17)
    • realornot: like some of us... turn fantasies into realities!!!
      1/27/13
    • Bill Maurer: I was thinking about a $110 call / $90 put trade to recommend for investors. I don't trade options myself anymore though. Cost was $4.97.
      1/27/13
    • Whitehawk: OTM options usually don't pay off so lucratively, they expire worthless. Congrats to those that win on these less predictable long shots.
      1/27/13
    • Charles Margolis: Think of your entire portfolio in individual % points.. I'd never put more than 10% in one thing. That was ridiculous tho never wulda gues'd
      1/27/13
    • Ashraf Eassa: 10% of my portfolio would have still made me a millionaire :P
      1/27/13
    • Ashraf Eassa: Heck, even $500 would've turned into, what? $160K?
      1/27/13
    • Charles Margolis: I think the article you linked to a couple days ago said $75k for a certain contract... still these sorts of gains are unusual...
      1/27/13
    • Charles Margolis: IBM, GOOG, NFLX, ISRG... all swung up over 4% ... gotta watch for Yahoo.. that will be interesting... outlook will be key...
      1/27/13
    • Ashraf Eassa: If that person held on another day, it would have gone to $160K.
      1/27/13
    • SKS1586: Do not regret. It was not your Destiny. opposite side - you could have lost a lot. Destiny protected you. Destiny will reward you in future.
      1/27/13
    • Ashraf Eassa: Oh, I know. It's just fun to think of "what ifs" now and again.
      1/27/13
    • Bill Maurer: I said the same thing a few years ago when $GS got hit with an SEC investigation. Options went from pennies to $15-$20 that day.
      1/27/13
    • SKS1586: I am single lot trader. EARNINGS Trade- IBM 100%+, AAPL lost 100%. NET in Loss. I try to avoid earnings. Prefer post-earning INTC,MSFT buy.
      1/27/13
    • Grand Nagus Kelly: And we could all be porn stars if we...
      1/27/13
    • snmag: I have missed innumerable opportunities like that! such is life. You are very young and will do well at the rate at which U R going!
      1/27/13
    • SKS1586: I do have 150-200 trades @ any time + Plenty of cash for great deals (like CTRP, SLW, RGLD on friday)
      1/27/13
    • nclsamy: Please, Ashraf, keep us posted if you decide to play some earnings! Thank you!
      1/28/13