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  • COMPLETED And OPEN Option Trades For 2014

    Option trades to date for 2014. I will try and post trades as close to real time as possible. All $ amounts are inclusive of commissions.

    COMPLETED TRADES:

    MICRON (MU)

    12/30/2013

    Bought to Open - 100 Jan 18, $25 calls @ $.19 - $2032

    1/8/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jan 18, $25 calls @ $.39 - $3768

    Profit - $1736

    INTEL (INTC)

    12/30/2013

    Bought to Open - 50 Jan 18, $27 calls @ $.13 - $719.50

    1/2/2014

    Bought to Open - 50 Jan 18, $27 calls @ $.12 - $669.50

    1/14/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jan 18, $27 calls @ $.28 - $2668

    Profit - $1279

    RF Micro Devices (RFMD)

    1/2/2014

    Bought to Open - 200 Jan 2015, $7 calls @ $.40 - $8264

    2/19/2014

    Sold to Close - 200 Jan 2015, $7 calls @ $.50 - $9742.82

    Profit - $1478.82

    ARIAD (ARIA)

    1/23/2014

    Bought to Open - 100 Feb, $12 calls @ $.15 - $1632

    1/24/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Feb, $12 calls @ $.55 - $5368

    Profit - $3736

    VRINGO (VRNG)

    1/22/2014

    Bought to Open - 100 Jan 2015, $5 calls @ $.60 - $6132

    1/30/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jan 2015, $5 calls @ $1.15 - $11368

    Profit - $5236

    Avanir (AVNR)

    1/30/2014

    Bought to Open - 50 Mar, $4 calls @ $.69 - $3519.50

    2/18/2014

    Sold to Close - 50 Mar, $4 calls @ $.95 - $4680.41

    Profit - $1160.91

    VirnetX (VHC)

    1/21/2014

    Sold to Open - 40 Mar, $26 calls @ avg $.45 - $1740 net premium

    3/4/2014

    Bought to Close - 40 Mar, $26 calls @ avg $.29 - $1217 cost

    Profit - $523

    3/4/2014

    Bought to Open - 75 Apr, $12 puts @ $.1996 - $1597.75

    3/14/2014

    Sold to Close - 75 Apr, $12 puts @ $.45 - $3274.18

    Profit - $1676.43

    Bought to Open - 100 Apr, $24 calls @ .55 - $5632

    Calls Expired worthless

    Loss - ($5632)

    Pozen (POZN)

    1/31/2014

    Bought to Open - 100 Jun, $10 calls @ $.65 - $6632

    4/23/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jun, $10 calls @ $1.00 - $9867.77

    Profit - $3235.77

    Intel (INTC)

    6/9/2014

    Sold to Close - 400 Jul, $30 calls @ $.15 - $5485.83

    Profit - $1600 (unbelievable rotten timing selling these earlier this week! I sat on these options watching drop down to less than $.03 and when Intel came back I cashed out 400 for a small profit and decided to hold 100 into earnings - patience patience patience!!)

    6/13/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jul, $30 calls @ $.61 - $5967.83

    Profit - $4744.83

    VirnetX (VHC)

    6/12/2014

    Bought to Open - 100 Jul, $8 puts @ $.22 - $2332

    (this is a small bit of insurance)

    6/18/2014

    Sold to Close - 100 Jul, $8 puts @ $.35 - $3367.91

    Profit - $1035.91

    CURRENTLY OPEN TRADES:

    VirnetX (VHC)

    1/29/2014

    Bought to Open - 50 Sep, $35 calls @ $.96 - $4869.50

    6/24/2014

    Bought to Open - 50 Sep, $30 calls @ $.85 - $4139.50

    Blackberry (BBRY)

    1/21/2014

    Bought to Open - 100 Sep, $14 calls @ $.76 - $7732

    Intel (INTC)

    6/23/2014

    Bought to Open - 250 Jan 2016, $40 calls @ $.55 - $14069.50

    Disclosure: The author is long VHC, BBRY, INTC.

    Additional disclosure: This article is informational and intended to spur thought and discussion. This article is NOT a substitute for your own extensive due diligence and does NOT qualify as investment advice. DO NOT BUY OR SELL STOCKS BASED ON THIS ARTICLE.

    Tags: INTC, MU, BBRY, ARIA, VHC, POZN, VRNG
    Feb 21 11:22 PM | Link | 2 Comments
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