Tag: Credit spread

  • 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…

  • Outperformance Continues at OPNewsletter

    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…

  • Panic Before Everyone Else Does

    I have tried my best to warn OP readers of the upcoming storm, over and over again starting from November 2007. Fun fact, this is what I wrote then- But hey, if you do get a bearish market, then don’t forget to mention that you were told first hand here at OptionPundit. We are close…

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

    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…

  • OPNewsletter (Jan’09) +8.17% x-commissions

    This was another positive month for the OPNewsletter Income portfolio. On the invested capital, OPN delivered a total +8.17% excluding brokerage commissions and +5.39% including commissions. As part of on-going pre-caution, OPN’s Jan portfolio consisted of 3 income portfolios and all 3 were positive. Highlight of the results was Iron Condor Income portfolio that delivered…

  • OPNewsletter Portfolio up +37.5% in 2008

    Year 2008 was almost equally as good a year for OPNewsletter as 2007 especially when compared with any major benchmark index like S&P 500. In 11 months completion, from Feb’08 till Dec’08, OPNewsletter outperformed S&P500 by a wide app 70% margin. During the year when the DJIA decline 33.84%, while the S&P 500 trimmed 38.49%,…