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  1. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Took a -1500 loss on TTD calls and FSLR puts. Gave back a chunk of what I made from earlier this week. I'm still holding DPZ calls, ANET...

    Feb 23, 2018 at 11:08 AM
  2. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Added FSLR calls to the account. I'd say about 5% account risk for each, TTD and FSLR. Looking for a rally in FSLR following a good...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:37 PM
  3. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    It looks like the SP500 ran right up to 2732 and then failed again. Had closed out AMZN and NFLX calls this morning, but the puts...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 1:28 PM
  4. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    That's a beauty there Jeff. I am looking for the market to pullback into a 2 month grind near the bottom of this recent correction. If...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 9:54 AM
  5. optionsinvestor liked jeffalvinson's post in the thread My trades.

    OI, notice from the first topping tail 3 days ago (Feb 16), each subsequent candle has a lower close. Typical retracement are -40% to...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 9:51 AM
  6. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    After a lunch research on DPZ, I took a position using DPZ Mar 230 calls. This is considered a longer hold for me (about 3 weeks time)....

    Feb 21, 2018 at 2:01 PM
  7. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Again, I'm going light this morning to the short side. I added SHOP Mar 135 put looking for shares to fall back to $125. Shares were...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 10:01 AM
  8. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Thanks, I wasn't even thinking about back in November anymore. I did reset at about $5K (including the PYPL calls I held over from last...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 3:31 PM
  9. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    I am out of all positions here. Went into 100% cash at just above 28.6K. I haven't really set up a target this year, so I'm going to do...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 1:08 PM
  10. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Thanks for the chart Jeff, I usually stay with the 50/200 day ma. But I should use the 20-day during times like this where I shorten my...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 12:25 PM
  11. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    I said I wasn't going to let these winners turn into losers. I closed out all of NFLX. With a gain of +3200 on the entire NFLX position,...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:41 AM
  12. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    I'll take this time to remind myself that timing is everything. Thought about selling into Friday's close. I was looking at a -500...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:16 AM
  13. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    My one mistake at Friday's close was that I was over trading. My positions in NVDA and NFLX were too heavy. So when the market gives you...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 9:53 AM
  14. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    Recap, I closed out winners in TWTR and JPM early in the week totaling +1300. The CMG gains came to +2300 and DE went from a loser at...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 8:54 PM
  15. optionsinvestor replied to the thread My trades.

    I use spreads when I feel that the options are too expensive compared to the expected underlying move and there's a high probability of...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 10:29 AM