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Outperformance Continues at OPNewsletter

By | OP Newsletter, Option Trading, Past Performance, US Market | No Comments

When compared with broader markets, Feb was an excellent month for OPNewsletter coupled with a few good learnings (kinda reinforcement, been there done that, but forget that). Overall, OPNewsletter for Feb closed up +5.6% x-commissions and +2.6% including commissions. Capital preservtion and thus allocation was higher priority vs missing an opportunity. These results doesn’t include the speculative directional trade which were shared here (only OPN subscribers can see this thread) and here at my profile on InvesCafe (Free) which includes likes of RIMM +40%, V +7.8%, BIDU +5.2%, BAC +10% to +40%, ESI + 33%, SRS, STT, WHR, BTU, AXP,…

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Outperformance : OPNewsletter Feb’09 +5.85%(Open)

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An excellent month for OPNewsletter so far. Overall, OPNewsletter is up +8.87% x-commissions and +5.85% including commissions. We didn’t have to make any major adjustments to our portfolios except one which rolled partially to next month. We closed one portfolio for +17.17% gains and except any major disastrous events on Tuesday market open, remainder portfolios stands to gain good theta decay over the long weekend. This is what OPN wants, portfolios to be as boring as possible. We didn’t get fills on two income portfolios else results would have been even stronger. These results doesn’t include the speculative directional trade…

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OPNewsletter (Feb’09) : +2.78% (X-commissions) and +0.1% (/w Comissions)

By | OP Newsletter, Option Trading, Past Performance, Trade Ideas, US Market | No Comments

Such is the bear market, it leaves no one. Those who thought that major price indexes had successfully tested the Nov’08 market lows and that move December onwards marked a new primary bull market, were taken by surprise and Jan closed on a negative note. Dow closing almost 9% down for the month and other indices almost in the same range. I have been saying this since Nov’07 and will repeat here again “In bear markets the winner is the one who loses the least” (it’s not my quote, I borrowed it from the net and don’t know who said…

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Futures are Pointing Higer Opening

By | Daily Report, US Market | No Comments

There are a lot of positive news in the market, for a change. Some of the companies have announced good results. FDIC starting a “bad bank” concept and FOMC meeting announcement at 2:15pm. There is nothing much fed is left with from the interest rates perspective, but Uncle Ben may have some more tricks. Y’day volume was thin, and internals were ok. I would consider action so far as bouncing from the oversold region. But I am ready for any “new development” as well. The markets need to clear upper edge of the minor resistance which appears to have formed…

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OPN Subscribers’ Views: Part-4

By | OP Newsletter, Past Performance, US Market | One Comment

Thank you dear subscribers for your encouraging feedback. I published earlier OPN testimonials here (Part-1, Part-2 and Part-3). Your feedback especially after past two challenging month is rather much more important than it was when it was rather smoother sailing for OPNewsletter. Let starts with Wayne Hom from USA- The best thing about OP is that he puts his money where his mouth is. You know the guy is in it with you so he’s not some “sideline” know-it all without the accountability of feeling the pain. He’s making the trades and adjustments with you. I have seen newsletters and…

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