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Buying Silver

What is good for gold should be better for silver. So I am adding to my silver positions by buying the silver future. It is my intention to sell a call against the future at some higher silver price as volatility typically increases as precious metals prices rise. Bought /SI…
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Closing the NOB Spread

I decided to close out the NOB spread when the opportunity came to scratch it. I won’t be so fast to put this trade on again given that I have scratched two of these spreads consecutively. I see some other opportunities on the horizon and this trade was taking up…
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Adding to NOB Spread

I am doubling up on this pairs trade as low volatility has offered scant opportunities elsewhere. Adjusted Cost Basis: Sold /ZB Mar 158′ 24 (corrected) and bought 2 x /ZN Mar 129′ 20 Added: Sold /ZB Mar 159′ 30 and bought 2 x /ZN Mar 129′ 255 New Adjusted Cost…
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Core Positions to Weather the Storm

I predicted gloomy economic times ahead in a recent Commentary. There are others who believe in a similar fate including Nobel Prize Winning Economist, Robert Shiller, who sees ‘bubbles everywhere’ and offers advice to ‘invest even though you expect the price to decline’ according to the Investor’s Business Daily piece.…
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Adjusting NOB Spread

Rolling out this spread to March expiry to buy some more time to be right. Position adjusted as follows: Original: Sold /ZB Dec 159′ 18 and bought 2 x /ZN Dec 129′ 18 Closed: Bought /ZB Dec 159′ 28 and sold 2 x /ZN Dec 129′ 145 Sold /ZB Mar…
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Opening a NOB Spread

I am going to try this Notes over Bonds trade again. Last time I took it off for a scratch. Hoping for a quick move in my direction this time around. Sold /ZB Dec 159′ 18 and bought 2 x /ZN Dec 129′ 18.
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