October 30, 2018

Happy Halloween! The market is spooking people, that's for sure. IV is way up across the board and that leads to opportunities, but choose your battles wisely. You don't want to get caught holding the bag...

$IWM - It's been basically straight down for the Russel 2000,...

December 11, 2017

Today I closed the $QQQ position, the Jan18 145/150 @ 0.90 closed for 0.48. I wanted to close it at 0.45 but in the final minutes of the trading day decided that I would leave early instead of risking holding through another potential drop. We've seen a few of those la...

December 2, 2017

Friday was rough but overall didn't end up costing me anything. Closed out some profitable positions this week, too. 

November 29, 2017

See this week's Trade IDEAS video for all the details, and check out the CLT Options trading log for position specifics

$QQQ: tech had a wide-spread sell off today but with the Q's so strong this year I don't see any reason to avoid selling puts underneath it!

$IWM: Russ...

November 21, 2017

This won't be an exhaustive analysis on my recent performance metrics or anything, just some passing thoughts on how I've done and what I could have and can do better for the remainder of this quarter and beyond.

Many, in fact most, of my recent trade IDEAS have been pa...

October 25, 2017

Today the $VIX decided to spike up in tandem with what would turn out to hardly be a selloff in equities. But, you never know. Maybe volatility will increase further maybe it won't. Most of these ideas are based on the spike in implied volatility, though, so keep that...

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