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OPNewsletter (Jul’09) +3.55%

by OptionPundit on June 22, 2009

Last week markets tried very hard to rally but ended in negative territory. Market’s character can now be defined by more of “withdrawal of demand” vs anything else. For overall OPNewsletter, we have invested 38.7% of assumed 10K capital. As of last Friday close, we are up +3.55% x-commissions and +2.2% including commissions. I usually [...]

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OPNewsletter (Outperformance)- May’09 +6.1%

by OptionPundit on April 26, 2009

Option Trading is equally useful to retail traders and can generate consistent income if used properly. Hope you enjoyed the free trade alerts for some earnings play (You may sign-up for the Basic membership that is free till Dec 2009) A Fantastic week for OPNewsletter! We played HAL, IBM, UPS and AMZN for earnings and [...]

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OPNewsletter- Mar’09 +8.8%, Apr +2.4% (Open)

by OptionPundit on March 22, 2009

March’09 portfolios were closed +8.8% (excluding commissions) and +5.6% (including commissions). I used up about +46.7% of the assumed 10K capital for OPNewsletter. This result doesn’t include excellent results from bonus trade alerts. When compared with broader markets, this was probably one of the best months for OPNewsletter. Look at the major market movements since [...]

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OPNewsletter – Dec +15.9%, Jan +0.46% (Open)

by OptionPundit on December 30, 2008

December’08 was another positive month for the OPNewsletter delivering +15.9% including commissions. We prioritized preserving capital and invested only +14% of the assumed 10K portfolio inline with OPN’s philosophy of “When in doubt, Protect Capital first”. Even if we assume returns on overall capital that was a positive +2.23% after commissions. With the exception of [...]

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OPNewsletter Returns +6.2% in Sept’08

by OptionPundit on September 14, 2008

In what could be summarized as tumultuous month for the US markets, full of volatility and extreme intradays moves and strong reversals, OPNewsletter Sept portfolios returned +6.2% including commissions. This beats my revised target of 5% including comissions (vs earlier 5-7% x-comissions). This surely wasn’t an easy month for an income trader but a portfolio approach and diversification helped me achieve [...]

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