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VIX ROLLERDERBY: JAM 4.5 SCORE

|Includes: Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI), ENDP

Summary

VIX STILL IN THE TOILET

FIDELITY MARGIN CALCULATOR BROKEN TODAY

TRISH SAYS "GO FOR IT BABY!"

SALTINES STARTING TO LOOK REALLY REALLY GOOD

So what happened to Little Dong's rocket launch?

He's still talkin shit:

North Korea Preparing For ICBM Launch: Japan Press

North Korea Threatens To "Sink" Japan With Nuclear Weapons, "Reduce The US To Ashes"

But The VIX is still circling the the toilet:


CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (.VIX)

As of:09/14/2017,  1:48pm

Last Trade [tick] 10.46[+]   Prev Close Price 10.50
Net Change -0.04   Prev Close Date 09/13/2017
Net Change % -0.38%   Open 10.57
Day High 11.04   Chart | Option Chain
Day Low 10.28  
Quotes are displayed by Date/Time in Eastern time.

An the Fidelity Margin Calculator is "returning inaccurate information" (ie IT'S BROKEN)

What to do? Trish says the master database says I'm good to go.....(maybe)

So I rolled all my VIX calls down from where they were to the same expiration date (9/20) 11.50 today:

for a net credit:

So I'm LESS KILLED than I was before..

Maybe after the ENDP Puts expire tomorrow and the CBI 13 Puts expire next week I'll get braver and buy back some VIX Puts.........

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Saltines!

YRMV

Disclosure: I am/we are long CBI, JNUG, ENDP.

Additional disclosure: TradingCat came back to my desk this am.