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Keeping On With ADBE Adjustments

I am rolling the ADBE iron fly to April to collect additional credit while extending the trade duration. Bought ADBE 03/19/21 Call 500.00 @ 2.17 Bought ADBE 04/16/21 Call 520.00 @ 5.46 Sold ADBE 03/19/21 Call 520.00 @ 0.62 Sold ADBE 04/16/21 Call 500.00 @ 9.84 Sold ADBE 04/16/21 Put…
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Closing Entree Resources (ETG) for a 83% Profit

Copper has been on a serious bull run dragging most copper related equities along for the ride including Entree Resources (ETG). Sandstorm Gold (SAND) continues to accumulate ETG. Ultimately, M&A might propel this equity higher, but I am concerned about a possible short term pullback in copper prices so I am taking…
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PYPL Iron Condor Is Expiring for a $2,700 Loss

The PYPL iron condor is expiring for a $2,700 loss per 10 lot. The stock ran early and fast after I put on the original position making defensive adjustments difficult. I considered rolling it again, but determined that it would not be worth the debit. Sometimes it is just better…
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Adjusting ADBE Again

This position needs more time to work out so I am rolling the put spread to March and selling a March call spread on a day when the stock price is showing some life. This adjustment decreases the maximum possible loss on the position while extending the opportunity to be…
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Rolling the ADBE Iron Condor

I am rolling the ADBE Iron Condor to February and tightening the put side wing. This adjustment reduces the position risk by collecting additional credit and by reducing the maximum possible loss. There is already no risk to the upside as the credit exceeds the width of the call spread.…
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Adjusting the PYPL Position Again

The PYPL iron condor is still a loser with its share price outside the short call strike. I need more time for this position to work out so I am rolling to February and collecting a small credit. I plan on getting out when it breaks even. Bought PYPL 01/15/21…
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Selling an Iron Condor in SQ

The stock’s volatility is solid. Selling an Iron Condor in January to collect premium. Bought SQ 01/15/21 Put 175.00 @ 4.11Bought SQ 01/15/21 Call 270.00 @ 2.47Sold SQ 01/15/21 Put 185.00 @ 6.35Sold SQ 01/15/21 Call 260.00 @ 3.43 The position is SQ Jan 175P/-185P/-260C/270C for a credit of 3.20.
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Adjusting the PYPL Position

PYPL’ s share price has been strong. I decided to move up the put side of the iron condor in the same month in order to collect additional premium and to minimize the damage if the share price continues to rise. Bought PYPL 01/15/21 Put 175.00 @ 0.97Bought PYPL 01/15/21…
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Another Adjustment to the ADBE Position

ADBE’s share price remains weak. I am rolling the position to January and rolling down the call side to reduce the debit in order to keep this dream alive. Bought ADBE 12/18/20 Put 500.00 @ 33.73Bought ADBE 01/15/21 Put 475.00 @ 24.13Sold ADBE 12/18/20 Put 475.00 @ 18.02Sold ADBE 01/15/21…
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Selling a NVDA Iron Condor

NVDA has a decent volatility component. The maximum loss for a 10 lot is $20,000 minus the credit received. I will be looking to take it off for about a $2,500 profit given the opportunity. BTO NVDA Jan 435 P / STO NVDA Jan 455 P / STO NVDA Jan…
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Selling a PYPL Iron Condor

PYPL has a decent volatility component. Selling the January iron condor instead of the December in order to collect additional premium. The maximum loss for a 10 lot is $10,000 minus the credit received. I will be looking to take it off for approximately a $1,500 profit given the opportunity.…
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Closing TNK for 13.5% Profit

I am closing Teekay Tankers for a quick 13.5% profit. The stock rallied on hopes of improving economic activity given the headline story of Pfizer’s vaccine success. This is a very undervalued equity that does not need a news story to explain a rising share price. I would consider buying this Speculation…
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Selling a BABA Iron Condor

Time to put on some trades with volatility still being elevated. BABA is a good candidate for an iron condor. The maximum loss for a 10 lot is $15,000 minus the credit received. I would like to take it off for a $2,000 profit.  BABA Dec 235P/-250P/-320C/335C for a credit…
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Adjusting the ADBE Position

ADBE’s share price continues to decline. I am rolling the positon to December and lowering the strikes on the call side. This move costs a debit of of $.75. I do not usually pay up to adjust a positon, but am making an exception here to keep the dream alive.…
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Adding Teekay Tankers (TNK)

My tanker bets have not been working. This quarter might be a little rough given the depressed dayrates, but this has been a great year for them in general (earnings-not share price). I am not worried about Teekay Tankers in the long run and am prepared to wait out the…
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Adjusting the CRWD Position

I held on to the CRWD position a bit too long letting my profit dwindle. I am determined to make this a winner so I have decided to take off the call side given the ongoing share price weakness and roll the put side to December to collect another $1.65…
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