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Closing

Closing Out the Cameco Trade Experiment

I am pulling the plug on the Cameco trade idea mentioned by Rick Rule during a BNN interview. Cameco is still worth owning in my opinion, but it is a poor candidate for option selling. The options are insufficiently liquid meaning that large bid/ask spreads reduce the actual credits received. The volatility component…
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Closed MGM Position for $1100 Profit

The markets rallied hard today, but I do not think that this crisis is over. I want to raise cash. MGM seemed like a good choice for liquidation based on its particularly massive rally. Sold MGM 100 for 11.47 and bought MGM Apr -17 Put for 5.60 debit for a…
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Scratching Natural Gas Trade

Well the bottom really fell out of natural gas after I bought it so I am glad to be able to scratch this trade on a minor rebound. I still think that energy is oversold so will look to buy more on a drop. Sold /NG March for 1.95.
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Closing /ES Call for a Profit of $487.50 per Contract

Here is an opportunity to cover the /ES 3220 Calls. Many purported reasons in the news for the market to come in including Coronavirus, Bernie leading other democratic nominees in recent polls, more conflict in Iraq, etc. Those maybe the reasons or maybe the market was just overbought. Doesn’t matter.…
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