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  • convoluted
    $UVXY was halted for some reason. The otpion bid-ask quotes were, and still remain, erroneous.
    Tue, 12:04 PM
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    • sopko.16: The zero hedge "tinfoil hats" had a post on this- http://bit.ly/1GcNQJA
      Tue, 1:01 PM
    • convoluted: Thanks-I had one of my brokers on the phone. The May 13 put had exploded to 5, so I was trying to double down. Halted? Farcical!
      Tue, 1:27 PM
      • convoluted
        The SEPT 240 BIDU CALL I suggested last Thursday looks 'healthy.' I normally hate buying options, but this one had a 'come hither' look.
        Mon, 9:34 AM
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          • convoluted
            I'm curious about the 'future of seeking alpha' and was wondering if anyone might have an opinion on this subject. Thank you.
            Thu, 2:31 PM
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            • neobliviscar: Yiwen: Quote "I resemble that remark!" {Groucho} I rarely have time 2be on SA very long. Maybe takes cocaine 2be that always on? Not 4 me.
              Thu, 4:32 PM
            • june1234: Just another CNBC, demographics are its trade, clicks and views where it gets its cash from
              Mon, 8:04 PM
              • convoluted
                Just closed the NFLX short calls (yesterday's suggestion). $$$$$$$!
                Mar 25, 10:26 AM
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                  • convoluted
                    Just sold some calls on ITB and NFLX.
                    Mar 24, 10:30 AM
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                      • convoluted
                        It's "yesterday once more" for small caps. Don't worry though though..."it's all in the game." (-)$TNA calls Fri A.M./(-)$TZA calls now.
                        Feb 2, 10:30 AM
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                          • convoluted
                            I'm trying to remember why I suggested doubling down on short $USO calls yesterday. Oh-same old greedy profit motive.
                            Jan 15, 12:05 PM
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                            • jeezuz30: good call, USO seems like a prime product to short at every spike, at least for now
                              Jan 15, 5:45 PM
                            • convoluted: Yes-wait for decent spikes-and add upside OTM calls unless you have shares of UCO to hedge. An overnight event can play havoc!
                              Jan 16, 11:04 AM
                              • convoluted
                                Lots of complaints about bid-ask spreads on $TNA. CONSIDER: selling bear call spreads on $IWM, holding some prorata shares of $TNA.
                                Jan 14, 2:29 PM
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                                  • convoluted
                                    I noticed that $ITB was picked as a winner for 2015 on CNBC. I shorted at 27-just couldn't contain my sense of giddiness.
                                    Jan 13, 1:55 PM
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                                      • convoluted
                                        Suggest selling UCO JULY 17, 2015 $8 PUT @ 1.70. Nets about 182/BEP=6.10.
                                        Jan 7, 10:31 AM
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                                          • convoluted
                                            "Around The World In 80 Days"-not the movie-small caps. Recall the short LEAP $TNA 59 puts I suggested in the gloom of night? Another day/$.
                                            12/29/14
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                                              • convoluted
                                                How to make $ w/ oil: mix $USO bear call spreads w/ a dab of $UCO. Collect option premium, hold UCO. Use option cash to buy more $UCO.
                                                12/18/14
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                                                • neobliviscar: update my knowledge of where/how I can trade my ROTH.
                                                  12/18/14
                                                • convoluted: Call your broker. You probably need Level 2 or 3 options approval. You can buy UCO. Not sure about credit spreads.
                                                  12/18/14
                                                  • convoluted
                                                    Buying $UCO shares, hedging with $USO vertical call spreads. (E.g. $USO spread: -22/+26 JAN 17). Note $UCO leveraged vs $USO.
                                                    12/10/14
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                                                    • WaveRider007: becomes profitable for those having reserves that are already tapped to maintain output and overly "flood" market, preventing comps sales
                                                      12/10/14
                                                    • WaveRider007: stifling production by others that are starting up expecting inflation
                                                      12/10/14
                                                      • convoluted
                                                        Take a look at selling the Dec 20 $TNA 76.50 puts. Seems to reflect a lot of premium for a short time. Recent volatility big factor.
                                                        12/3/14
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                                                        • neobliviscar: Not the Dec 20 $TNA calls? Someone bidding up the 84.5 and paying .55 for them.
                                                          12/3/14
                                                          • convoluted
                                                            Small caps on slippery slope yet again. But, action more reflective of preserving gains.
                                                            11/19/14
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                                                            • neobliviscar: Understood. Thanks.
                                                              11/19/14
                                                            • convoluted: Welcome-may the force be with you!
                                                              11/19/14
                                                              • convoluted
                                                                Market spinning in the mud-think about option premium strategies, such as iron condors or even simple spreads.
                                                                11/6/14
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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.
                                                                    10/31/14
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                                                                    • WaveRider007: Presume you will be back around end of day to check, right?
                                                                      10/31/14
                                                                    • convoluted: Just checking-appeared the market was 'pinned' the rest of the day.
                                                                      11/1/14
                                                                      • 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.
                                                                        10/31/14
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                                                                        • WaveRider007: Seeing MACD divergence signs
                                                                          10/31/14
                                                                        • AlphaGTrends: Agreed, our service is closing trades in $ZIV $VXX $TVIX at the close today. Lock in profits
                                                                          10/31/14
                                                                          • convoluted
                                                                            Look at (-)$TNA put 2 months out (60 strike). At same time, (-)$TZA puts (closer to the money). Maybe 2:1 $TNA/$TZA.
                                                                            10/30/14
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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.
                                                                              10/31/14
                                                                            • markrpat: Thanks Convoluted. A bit for me to chew on, so will combine with leftover candy. Have a great weekend!
                                                                              10/31/14
                                                                              • convoluted
                                                                                Bought $NFLX 420/440 vertical call spreads-Nov 22 expiry. Even a modest bounce should get quick gamma juice.
                                                                                10/28/14
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                                                                                • WaveRider007: And if there is no bounce? What is your hedge?
                                                                                  10/28/14