Tag: Butterfly spread

  • How to Play Google Earnings, Again?

    Google (GOOG) is announcing earnings today after market close. A $500+ stock and famous for it’s move post earnings, it is almost in every “speculators” list to play for the big event. I covered GOOG earnings extensively. If you are looking for a play based on detailed analysis based, check out the past trades here. …

  • OPNewsletter : May’09 (+11.2%), Jun’09 (Opening Shortly)

    It feels great when a single covered call option spread (done only @ 7.3% of 10K portfolio) can deliver OPNewsletter monthly subscription fee, cover commissions and still deliver profits, without making adjustments throughout the holding period. And what if the newsletter doesn’t get a single cent if doesn’t deliver profits? Welcome to OPNewsletter (A “No…

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

    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…

  • 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…