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  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    RJL,

    Thanks again for you help and suggestions.
    Jul 6 09:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    RJL

    If I look at vixcentral to check contango, should I be using the F1-F2 Contango value (and I assume you're checking this on a daily basis) or is there a better place to get this value (like CBOE)? Thanks again.
    Jul 6 08:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    Thanks Macro and RJL for both your replies.
    Jul 6 07:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    Macro:

    If a person had an account where options are not allowed, is there a strategy using SVXY that you're aware of that might provide some defense against a market set back, say something like 75% SVXY and 25% VXX where the individual doesn't have to worry about trading in and out. I've seen what can happen to UVXY so holding some of that wouldn't be an option. Maybe in conjunction with SPXU? Anyway, your expert opinion is appreciated. Thanks.
    Jul 6 05:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    Thanks Macro and RJL....I will look into that.

    So on the PUT side, I'm looking at something around the JAN15 80P, I guess.
    Jul 5 09:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    Ooops.....something got left out....should be

    Buy 100 shares SXVY ....$9270
    Jul 5 07:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Simpler SVXY Strategy [View instapost]
    Hey Macro,

    I just love reading your stuff on this SVXY/UVXY strategy. I had a small investment in straight up SVXY shares based on one of your previous strategy's and I made a nice little profit only to get out of it this spring(watching too much CNBC and other media types who keep predicting a 10% - 15% pullback being inevitable - ain't happened yet, so I've missed out on a good run-up) and now I'm looking for an opportune time to get back in.

    Let me use an example and you tell me if I'm going in the right direction. If I were to put on this trade on Monday with about 20K, would it look like this (this is meant to be approximate and prices were taken from Yahoo)?

    Buy 100 shares SXVY .........................
    Buy 5 JAN15 65P (approx 30% OTM ASK 5.20) ... $2600
    Buy 20 JAN15 125C (app 40% OTM ASK 3.80) .... $7600

    And come January 2015, I would close out the options and perform the same calculation and go into the JAN 2016 CALL and PUT options.

    Again, thanks for all the articles and in depth research.....keep it coming.

    John
    Jul 5 07:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Predicting Apple's Q3 Earnings Might Be As Simple As Pie [View article]
    Stephen, I was wondering what your opinion (or the forums, for that matter) about investing in AAPL using the July CALL options. I only want to invest about $1,000 but not sure if this is the best route to take. Perhaps I should go a little further out to Oct or maybe wait a while and see if the values drop? What do you think? And thanks for the interesting article.
    Apr 26 09:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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