Category: Option Expiration

  • What Exactly is Option Trading?

    A Fascinating Friday ! That’s how I can think about Market’s action on Friday. Option trading is not only about attending a seminar, do some paper trades, get some winning trades and the stage is set. It is also about constantly evolving your own trading style and continue to sharpen your saw. With this post…

  • SKF Smiling Flies, +100%

    The free trade idea on SKF resulted in +100% gains. First starting with FDX and NKE, I had these puts from the starts but even those who followed the notice and decided to follow the trade must have benefitted as well. Then I shared smiling butterflies on SKF, High Risk High Reward Trade, and it…

  • Smiling Butterflies for SKF

    As I mentioned in my earlier post, an expiration Friday is a Thrilling Friday full of opportunities but mostly speculative. Intrinsic Value driven by Time Value and Implied volatility reduces to almost zero and creates powerful leveraging instrument. On an expiration day 100% of returns are not unusual. In fact I am yet to break…

  • Thrilling Expiration Friday

    Too much to handle for the week which slowed down the postings this week. What a “Rambo Fed” action that was (I was looking for a picture replacing Bernanke with Stallone but gave up after a few searches). But guess what, was this really surprising, I don’t think so. Uncle Ben has already made this…