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Tracking A Virtual Portfolio Based On Options Swing Trades

|Includes: GE, GLD, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), JNJ, K, MCD, MO, MSFT, S, VZ, X

Below is a summary to date of my paper trades, intended to demonstrate that using candlestick charts, support/resistance analysis, volume indicators, moving average convergence and divergence, and momentum oscillators -- to find and confirm reversal timing, is a successful strategy.

16-Sep IBM short straddle 91% 19
25-Sep Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) long puts 52% 3
14-Sep Verizon collar 1% 3
12-Oct Sprint: short calls 80% 16
29-Sep SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) short calls 63% 6
10-Oct Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) short puts 5% 7
9-Oct McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) short puts 57% 5
11-Oct U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) Synthetic long stock 281% 9
9-Oct Kellogg (NYSE:K) short put 43%  
2-Oct General Electric (NYSE:GE) synthetic short stock    
  short call 45% 17
  long put 32% 17
15-Oct Verizon (NYSE:VZ) short call 51% 8
16-Oct Altria (NYSE:MO):    
  short calls 42% 7
  long puts 46% 7
22-Oct U.S. Steel (X) - long puts 36% 1
1-Nov Verizon - short call 57% 4
6-Nov Kellogg's, long puts 42% 1
6-Nov Verizon, short call 45% 1
6-Nov Altria, short calls 40% 1

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: All of these were paper trades only. No actual trades were made.