March 13, 2019

I feel like a broken record talking about a low and declining $VIX over the past few months. At this point, you know the drill. Sell Iron Butterflies into low IV - which has been working well! But first, I'll discuss other ideas:

$PFE - This stock needs to rebound a lit...

January 24, 2019

So it's been awhile since I've posted some ideas. I've been patiently waiting for the market to calm down and recover a bit, the signal of that being repeated days of the S&P500 holding 2600 and $VIX below 20. We finally have that, so here are some ideas...

$IBM - This...

September 20, 2018

Some more trade ideas today to balance and diversify the portfolio:

High Implied Volatility, Delta Neutral

$FEYE - this stock is a mover, yes, but an Iron Butterfly for Nov-2 expiration covers about a 12% move in either direction. If the stock does move that far, though,...

August 15, 2018

The Chinese Yuan situation is adding to the volatility being cause by Turkey. All that means to us is that there are more opportunities to sell volatility!

$GLD - gold has gotten beaten up this year. It surprises me that with a currency crisis taking place in at least o...

August 10, 2018

I don't have any specific trade ideas for today, because I think opening trades around the events I'm looking at today to hold them over the weekend would be unwise.

Turkey is having some economic troubles to say the least and that is having a spillover effect into othe...