March 6, 2019

Volatility remains low across the market despite the blip we saw on Monday. So, by this point, you know the drill: sell Iron Butterflies. However, there are also some quality directional set-ups in this post as well. Enjoy!

$FB - The stock has rebounded a bit off the lo...

November 27, 2018

Back from Thanksgiving and looking to open new positions. This is coming out late in the trading session today, but some of these trades are of a more "wait a day" nature anyway. These trades are for January 2019 expiration unless otherwise noted:

$FEYE - This stock is...

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,...

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...

September 20, 2017

9/18 $T: Got out of the Oct17 33.5/35.5 Bull Put spread @ 0.30, which was a gain of 0.31. $T rocketed higher this week after forming a bottom and established that this move was no dead cat bounce. Honestly I'm just happy to finally log a directional winner ... it seems...