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Buying /NG Below $2.00.

Going back to the well to buy natural gas on its plummet below $2.00. Is natural gas going out of business? It’s a commodity so the answer is no. I will hold onto it until it is profitable. Bought /NG Feb for 1.956.
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Adjusting the /ES Strangle

I am adjusting the /ES strangle. Usually I would roll up the puts to collect additional premium as the S&P rose, but this time I decided against doing so for two related reasons. Volatility is low so the credit that would have been received was not sufficient in my estimation…
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Another Kick at the Silver Can

I am going to have another kick at the silver can by buying it here. Its price has dropped back from when I sold it in December. I will sell it on a quick pop or keep it for a longer grind (hopefully up) into February/March. We shall see. Bought…
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Selling a Strangle in /ES Futures

The uptick in volatility is providing an opportunity to sell a strangle in /ES. My portfolio theta has been very low so this trade will help on that front. I am skewing the strangle to the downside as I want to keep the portfolio delta negative. Sold /ES Feb -3090…
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Natural Gas Again

How low will the price of natural gas go? No one knows, but I am looking for a bounce with this trade. Catching a fall knife perhaps, but it seems oversold. Bought /NG Feb for 2.129.
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Closing APA Straddle

This trade went in the wrong direction immediately. By following the mechanics of rolling the options, I was able to scratch the trade. It took about a month for this to play out. The market has been on an unrelenting tear which is limiting volatility related opportunities. There is very…
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