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August Wrap! PNC, FSLR, GOOG, HIG, WYNN, AIG

|Includes: AIG, FSLR, GOOG, HIG, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC), WYNN

In August, we extended our monthly winning streak to number "8".  Yes, another winning month!  Here are the closed trades.  Notable ones are in "bold" print for over +50% gain.  Besides a few minor losses, our published trades were mostly in the GR$$N.  These trades were all published at real-time (you can check our Records Page (click here) to see when they were opened):

August 27, 2009
06:52 | HappyTrading AIG ($41.20) Sold to Close IKGII Sep 35 calls, at $8.10 +62%

August 26, 2009
10:18 | HappyTrading FAS ($76.75) Sold to Close FPMIX Sep 80 calls, at $5.20 -13%

August 25, 2009
10:34 | HappyTrading HIG ($22.47) Sold to Close HIGIW Sep 18 calls, at $5.30 +89%
07:15 | HappyTrading GOOG ($472.50) Sold to Close GOPII Sep 480 calls, at $9.00 +114% 

August 24, 2009
07:26 | HappyTrading APA ($89.65) Sold to Close APAIR Sep 90 calls, at $3.00 +43%
07:17 | HappyTrading HIG ($21.90) Sold to Close HIGIW Sep 18 calls, at $4.80 +71%

August 21, 2009
11:11 | HappyTrading APA ($88.30) Sold to Close APAIR Sep 90 calls, at $2.45 +17%
07:39 | HappyTrading HIG ($20.97) Sold to Close HIGIW Sep 18 calls, at $4.00 +43%

August 20, 2009
12:21 | HappyTrading STT ($53.97) Sold to Close SPJIK Sep 55 calls, at $2.15 +30%
06:52 | HappyTrading AIG ($29.00) Sold to Close IKGIB Sep 28 calls, at $4.80 +104%

August 19, 2009
09:55 | HappyTrading AIG ($27.00) Sold to Close IKGIB Sep 28 calls, at $3.15 +34%
07:16 | HappyTrading FSLR ($128.50) Sold to Close QHBTG Aug 135 puts, at $7.80 +66%
06:31 | HappyTrading FSLR ($130.50) Sold to Close QHBTG Aug 135 calls, at $6.00 +28%

August 13, 2009
11:33 | HappyTrading GOOG ($461.70) Sold to Close GOPHJ Aug 450 calls, at $13.80 +27%
09:06 | HappyTrading GOOG ($462.20) Sold to Close GOPHJ Aug 450 calls, at $14.30 +31%

August 10, 2009
11:16 | HappyTrading WMS ($41.40) Sold to Close WMSIH Sep 40 calls, at $3.00 -14%
11:11 | HappyTrading HIG ($18.40) Sold to Close HIGHQ Aug 17 calls, at $1.90 -10%
11:01 | HappyTrading GOOG ($454.80) Sold to Close GOPHJ Aug 450 calls, at $10.20 -10%
09:38 | HappyTrading PNC ($43.34) Sold to Close PZHIB Sep 39 calls, at $5.50 +104%

August 07, 2009
12:36 | HappyTrading GOOG ($458.60) Sold to Close GOPHJ Aug 450 calls, at $13.20 +17%
12:21 | HappyTrading HIG ($19.25) Sold to Close HIGHQ Aug 17 calls, at $2.60 +24%

August 06, 2009
12:47 | HappyTrading HIG ($17.85) Sold to Close HIGHQ Aug 17 calls, at $1.70 +17%
07:01 | HappyTrading GS ($168.90) Sold to Close GPYHM Aug 165 calls, at $6.50 +57%

August 05, 2009
12:29 | HappyTrading GS ($168.80) Sold to Close GPYHM Aug 165 calls, at $6.20 +49%
12:02 | HappyTrading PNC ($41.55) Sold to Close PZHIB Sep 39 calls, at $4.00 +48%
11:51 | HappyTrading GS ($167.40) Sold to Close GPYHM Aug 165 calls, at $5.30 +28%

August 04, 2009
12:12 | HappyTrading PCP ($82.15) Sold to Close PCPHP Aug 80 calls, at $3.70 +9%
11:32 | HappyTrading PCP ($82.34) Sold to Close PCPHP Aug 80 calls, at $3.80 +12%

July 27, 2009
12:47 | HappyTrading WYNN ($47.66) Sold to Close UWYHG Aug 43 calls, at $6.70 +86%

Another thing to notice is that since VIX has gone under 30, our trades have become fewer and "longer-holding".  This is because the market overall has become less volatile, and we can afford to hold our trades longer.

You can also check our trades from the previous 7 months of 2009:

July 2009
June 2009

May 2009
April 2009

March 2009
February 2009
January 2009

Hope you're enjoying your weekend!  I'll be back later this evening with my weekly Market Forecast.

Happy Sunday and HappyTrading! ™