Category: Iron Condor

  • Another Way to Play Priceline (PCLN) Earnings

    Priceline (PCLN) is set to report it’s earning after market close today. According to briefing.com, consensus is $9.29 for EPA while revenue consensus is $1.416 billion. During the past 8 quarters PCLN has consistent outperformed the expectations, usually by a wide margin. Based on current Implied Volatility, it is expected to move roughly $36-$38 in…

  • How to Play AAPL, ISRG Earnings

    It was first posted for the OPN Income Newsletter’s Members. Before you read further- please assume 100% loss upfront on whichever trade you take. Even though we might have win numerous times during the past (like GOOG recently), the chances of being correct are no better than flipping a coin. After screening all the tickers…

  • OPNewsletter Oct’10 Up 7.7%, Gear-up for Earnings

    Undoubtedly GOOG earning play was a star trade generating over +800% gains in a day. It wasn’t sheer luck, we prepared ourselves for it. I shall share our exact trade after earning season is over as we plan to use similar strategies for AAPL and later for some more counters during this earning season. For…

  • How to Play Google (GOOG) Earnings

    How to play Google (GOOG) earnings and how to benefit from Implied volatility crush post google earnings is on the minds on almost every option traders I have met or spoken to. But before I proceed further let me share that earnings are usually 50/50 at best i.e. in-spite of complete detailed research you may still end-up being wrong.…

  • OPNewsletter Aug +8.4% (closed), Sept +4.3% (Open)

    OPNewsletter delivered +8.46% for the Aug 2010 Income portfolio on a 51% portfolio capital investment. As you may know, since mid of April 2010 we reduced our capital allocation to trading as we were anticipating this market meltdown which started around 3-4th week of April. For Sept 2010 opened portfolios, we are up +4.3% and…

  • OPNewsletter Jul 2010 Up +8.3%

    We are on track for our 28th positive month of OPNewsletter phase-2, as of last Friday close OPNewsletter Jul 2010 portfolio is up +8.3% on the maximum investment of almost 60% of portfolio capital. We have started opening Aug 2010 portfolios and our first portfolio is already positive. Let’s talk consistency first, especially on trades…