Tag: Double Diagonal

  • 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 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…

  • OPNewsletter May +18%, June +5.3% (Open)

    Another turbulent and volatile period! Last week started with a huge gap up rally after EU announced a $1trillion bailout package but by weekend it was a different story. Now there are questions on how solid it was. The confidence barometer, Euro, is now 4 years low and maybe even headed for $ parity as…

  • OPNewsletter April +9.7% (closed); May +12% (Open)

    While markets are struggling to make any meaningful advance, for OPNewsletter, we are having another excellent month. We closed April’10 portfolios for +9.7% gains, and for May income portfolios, we are up +12% with 3 weeks to go. These results don’t include gains on speculative trades. Another point to note, these were also two months…

  • A Straddle Strangle Swap on Berkshire

    This post will explain what’s a Straddle Strangle Swaps option trading strategy? And also share a trade idea on how to use this strategy on Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) to make some money while learning it as well. A Straddle Strangle Swaps (SSS) is the sale of a front-month Straddle and the purchase of a back-month…

  • RIMM- A Speculative Play

    RIMM is going to announce earnings Thursday after market close. It will be followed by Options Expiration on Friday. The IVs will drop significantly post earning announcements. What to expect from earnings; Here is from briefing.com- RIMM Research In Motion: Expect strong Q1, with gross margin bounce and follow-on catalysts for Q2 outlook – Caris…