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  • convoluted
    Small caps on slippery slope yet again. But, action more reflective of preserving gains.
    Wed, 10:34 AM
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    • neobliviscar: Understood. Thanks.
      Wed, 11:38 AM
    • convoluted: Welcome-may the force be with you!
      Wed, 12:14 PM
      • convoluted
        Market spinning in the mud-think about option premium strategies, such as iron condors or even simple spreads.
        Nov 6, 9:54 AM
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          • convoluted
            I'm trying to respond to some of you but internet connection is terrible. Going to play golf-made enough money already.
            Oct 31, 10:34 AM
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            • WaveRider007: Presume you will be back around end of day to check, right?
              Oct 31, 10:38 AM
            • convoluted: Just checking-appeared the market was 'pinned' the rest of the day.
              Nov 1, 8:17 AM
              • convoluted
                Some of you have asked about the $TNA short put play. It's already made a lot of money. Don't risk gains over the weekend.
                Oct 31, 10:22 AM
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                • WaveRider007: Seeing MACD divergence signs
                  Oct 31, 10:25 AM
                • AlphaGTrends: Agreed, our service is closing trades in $ZIV $VXX $TVIX at the close today. Lock in profits
                  Oct 31, 10:32 AM
                  • convoluted
                    Look at (-)$TNA put 2 months out (60 strike). At same time, (-)$TZA puts (closer to the money). Maybe 2:1 $TNA/$TZA.
                    Oct 30, 3:26 PM
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                    • convoluted: $TNA had lots of premium-a skew. So, any move up would be $. A smaller amount of $TZA hedges-a psuedo short call. That's what has happened.
                      Oct 31, 10:12 AM
                    • markrpat: Thanks Convoluted. A bit for me to chew on, so will combine with leftover candy. Have a great weekend!
                      Oct 31, 10:21 AM
                      • convoluted
                        Bought $NFLX 420/440 vertical call spreads-Nov 22 expiry. Even a modest bounce should get quick gamma juice.
                        Oct 28, 11:05 AM
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                        • WaveRider007: And if there is no bounce? What is your hedge?
                          Oct 28, 11:07 AM
                          • convoluted
                            Several of you informed me that your $TNA long puts collapsed. C'mon man! You butcher the cow when it's fat- not a bag of bones.
                            Oct 17, 9:51 AM
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                              • convoluted
                                Added to $TNA LEAP short puts today. (My idea of exposing my inner bull). I'm hedged, of course. Happy hunting all!
                                Oct 15, 3:52 PM
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                                  • convoluted
                                    Example: already closed the $TZA short calls at objective.
                                    Oct 15, 10:01 AM
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                                      • convoluted
                                        If you follow me, please note that I often take 20% gains. With this level of vol, possible to enter/exit 2-4 times daily.
                                        Oct 15, 9:59 AM
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                                          • convoluted
                                            Leaving small cap (-)calls in place. Selling $TZA calls (NOV 22 20 strike). I love the smell of good ol' reliable fear with cup of java.
                                            Oct 15, 9:50 AM
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                                              • convoluted
                                                I'm shocked! I thought TSLA stood insulated by the holy trinity! Where are the normal bulls? Can I still retire before 30?
                                                Oct 15, 9:46 AM
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                                                  • convoluted
                                                    We've had a decent spike in small caps-NOW you can consider selling calls-careful with your stock basis-
                                                    Oct 14, 10:38 AM
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                                                      • convoluted
                                                        Already hit profit target on short $TZA calls-small cap spike a bit more energetic than anticipated. Reload? Sure-on spikes.
                                                        Oct 13, 1:04 PM
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                                                          • convoluted
                                                            Selling NOV 22 $TZA OTM CALLS. Assumptions: (a) a brief rally will zap premium, and (b) odds favor scaling at current price/time.
                                                            Oct 13, 10:15 AM
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                                                              • convoluted
                                                                Funds selling small caps hand over fist-that's why I suggested keeping $TZA hedges in place. Nearing 52wk low yet again.
                                                                Oct 7, 11:05 AM
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                                                                  • convoluted
                                                                    Small cap activity continues to raise issues re enthusiasm. Continue to hedge. S&P should race past 2000 IF mid-terms suit market.
                                                                    Oct 6, 10:11 AM
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                                                                        But, I still don't see any real zest for small caps. If you sold the $TNA puts, hedge with/trade some $TZA shares (de facto covered calls).
                                                                        Oct 3, 9:43 AM
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                                                                            Short $TZA calls I suggested recently paying off big today. The $TNA (-) put play yesterday also looks good-but holding that a bit longer.
                                                                            Oct 3, 9:23 AM
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                                                                            • convoluted: Sept 25-I think. I've traded in/out quite a bit. Here it is-yes Sept 25th.
                                                                              Oct 3, 10:36 AM
                                                                            • convoluted: Re the TNA LEAP puts, yes, bid/ask generally wider on most options-but significant premium. Look at TZA calls/shares to hedge some risk.
                                                                              Oct 3, 10:39 AM
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                                                                                Will be interesting to see if small caps can hang on to a small bounce. Inches short of 52wk low. Sold LEAP TNA puts earlier.
                                                                                Oct 2, 3:13 PM
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