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4.5% YTD- screw up
So I had some health issues the last year and had completely neglected my relatively new 401k account. There isnt much in there but what there is has earned a whopping 4.5% because my dumbass put it in a 95%… Read full article
48min ago
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Risk Reversal Strategies help
I’m very bullish on a stock and it’s volatility in the next 3 months. I’m thinking of implementing a risk reversal strategy but I don’t think I’m comfortable holding a naked put. Can I create a put credit spread for… Read full article
2h ago
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Options Expiration at Vanguard
Hey everyone, so I sold some covered call contracts in my Vanguard account that expired yesterday (10/22/2021). However, I still see the options in my account. This is my first time selling an option and letting it expire worthless, when… Read full article
3h ago
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FB the new American BABA; Un-Investible Puts on Earnings & Beyond
Ever heard of BABA? I ask as FB has officially been anointed as it’s U.S. counterpart. (I know fk this guy, hear me out and yes my opinion but backed with “facts” so when you reply so the same)

PE’s… Read full article
4h ago
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Advice
Hello there. Im a newbie here in this option world.
Can anyone explain me how options works? Thanks in advance. Read full article
4h ago
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Earnings strategies and tools
What websites do you use for your earnings plays. Specifically, I’m looking for an me that shoes prior earnings, stock and option changes before and after, Volatility etc. is Earnings Whispers worth it? Or is there another data source that… Read full article
5h ago
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SNAP Calls $80 & $75 01/21/22
Hi People,

Aside from completely forgetting when SNAP earnings was, I committed cardinal sins this past week. I broke my own rule of holding through earnings (Never fucking hold through earnings)

To be honest with you I come to you… Read full article
8h ago
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My consistent income generation strategy. Please share your feedback or suggest better one.
Put money in stocks having good weightage on an index. Pledge it to get margin.
Then buy near zero cost put butterfly below of the current index spot every week and every month.
If you have time and know how… Read full article
14h ago
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Cash secured puts like a mofo
So y’all, although I may be an accountant I am still a retard and throw money into strategies I don’t have great grasps on.

I waited for the bottom of FUBO today to sell some CSP with expirations of 11/12/21.… Read full article
15h ago
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Upcoming session with Chris from ProjectFinance
Doing a video with Project Finance next week, send in any topics or Qs you want us to cover! You can send them here or in the GForm below.

https://forms.gle/7Fozsd17SgHy1Vie9 Read full article
16h ago
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Buying a 0 DTE call and put before earnings
One of those will go to zero but the other will probably skyrocket. For example the SNAP puts are up +2500% today so 25$ can return a sum in the hundreds. Buying both a call and put would have garanteed… Read full article
18h ago
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Cash secured put
I have a question about selling puts which I have not done. So selling a put does “margin available” count for cash? For example I never go into margin and always have cash in my account but if I sell… Read full article
19h ago
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$FB Facebook Option Play for Monday, before Earnings
**$FB into earnings this Monday, AH.**

I'm taking a minority view here on Facebook, and believe it'll breakout after earnings, in spite of;

1. regulatory pressures from Congress
2. SNAP's harbinger of advertising headwinds
3. Stock prices dropping after each… Read full article
19h ago
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22.10.2021
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Daily BITO ETF option update
I'm on a streak, will see how long until I break it! Size blocks in Bitcoin Futures ETF as third day option volume tops 100k contracts. Underlying down $1.52, or 3.73%, this afternoon near $39.30 as Bitcoin continues to pull… Read full article
22h ago
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I hope the MODS don't remove this...
If [this](https://www.tradingview.com/x/HblO6bIT/) don't scream buy, I don't know what does. Gray is buy zone, Orange is pennant, Red is where it goes nuts the next day.... Just sayin...this is not financial advise, and I'm not a financial advisor. Read full article
22h ago
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Are there any *actualy consistent*, low-risk low-return income generating strategies that work?
As someone with a decent paying job (100k+) and a moderate inheritance queued up I have little to no interest in anything that could be described as long term investing. I have other mechanisms by which my financial future is… Read full article
23h ago
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$VLTA Upside
Anyone else seeing December VLTA call options as a good idea? In a good dip right now with earnings coming early November.

Position: 12/17 $9c Read full article
23h ago
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Any opportunity on PYPL buy jan/feb calls
Hey guys, I am sure we are looking at pypl and saying it is cheap, I was looking at Jan and Feb calls and man do they look like a good risk/reward my only problem is ER, if they miss… Read full article
23h ago
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$DWAC rollercoaster
I bought as soon as the chatterquant website alerted me, so I'm up a whopping 500%. Do you think this is going to 300-500$? FOMO MOASS? I am all for it, I know how much support the community has for… Read full article
24h ago
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Betting on the longterm death of $SNAP
I'm sure you've noticed that SNAP shares got absolutely massacred today, losing a whopping 25% in just one day. It is my opinion that SNAP is and has been vastly overvalued for a long time. Before today, Snapchat was valued… Read full article
1d ago
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Most anticipated earnings releases for the week beginning October 25th 2021(Big Week For Technology):
Hey guys, upcoming earnings! Which ones are you waiting for most? Guys, where do you listen to them?

What is ahead of us:

https://preview.redd.it/1jqgvck511v71.png?width=1772&format=png&auto=webp&s=e05cdc7b1754ff7a4f0a5c0d1dad9ae5a388acf9 Read full article
1d ago
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Blown out Iron condor adjustment if possible 0DTE on SNAP
i have 60/65 & 85/90 iron condor on SNAP earnings and now its -$400 because snap is at $57 below my $60 strike. any adjustment suggestions or just close and take a loss ? TIA Read full article
1d ago
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ibkr Gives incorrect bid ask quotes?
Their data is significantly different than what fidelity tells me Read full article
1d ago
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Combining multiple mechanical strategies
Assuming the following:

* Consistent trading plan of mechanical trades that have defined risk, done by a trader that will stick to the plan
* 2% risk per trade based on max loss
* the mechanical trades when done correctly… Read full article
1d ago
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Bid and Ask Sizes
When bid and ask sizes on options are shown, are the numbers supposed to be in thousands? For example I was looking at spy options when I saw the bid size for a call was 32 and the ask size… Read full article
1d ago
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Scalping/ day trading weekly income
What’s the best way gay you have learned to make money consistently with lower risk? Read full article
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What to do with deep in the money call
Hi guys,

So I have a 580C Jun'22 on TSLA and I wondering what to do with it - paid 138 premium and its now at 341 - so a great gain.

What would happen if I sell a 590C… Read full article
1d ago
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Russell 2000/TNA
Anyone in here trade options on Russell ETF’s, such as TNA, or even trade Russell futures? I’ve been trading both for a few years and am almost exclusively a seller. I wanted ask if anyone would be willing to talk… Read full article
1d ago
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Metaverse - discussion opening
Over the past couple of months I’ve been hearing a lot about the metaverse. It’s a new concept to me, but from what I understand it’s used to refer to the next level virtual environments. It’s mostly used in the… Read full article
1d ago
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CTXR Shorts are in the a terrible trade???
# CTXR Short Trade - Bad Idea? Data seems to suggest they are sitting with a hefty open loss

#

Data obtained from Ortex, Yahoo! Finance and put together to make sense of this in R and Python.

According to… Read full article
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LEAPS hold vs. roll 4 times a year
Hey out there,

I am thinking about two scenarios and I am not sure which one is more profitable.

A) I buy a SPY leap ( strike at 50% of the current price, expiration 1 year ahead) and close it… Read full article
1d ago
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Recommendations on spreads
Can someone point me in the direction on how to do spreads. I am familiar with calls and puts but am trying to further my knowledge. Thanks Read full article
2d ago
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APAM
Anyone here got experience with APAM options? I noticed following the last three earnings the price gravitated to around $52. I was today able to get $50 calls expiring Nov 19th for $0.80 premium before it ran up a bit.… Read full article
2d ago
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Have some basic questions.
I bought Wish puts for 96cents with it expiring tomorrow. Breakeven is 6.04 and stock is at 5.70 right now. I’m up 30% or so.

If I just let it ride and it expire into the money then what happens?… Read full article
2d ago
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Picking up a LEAP call after a major dip
Hello all,


The best time to pick up a LEAP call is when the price is favorable and the volatility is low, but what if one is worried they can't have both? For example there is FUD and a stock… Read full article
2d ago
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Options on BITO
As most know, we have a new Bitcoin ETF - BITO that launched this week. They just began offering options to include weeklies. Volatility and pricing are still settling however liquidity is a little better than expected.

Keep in mind,… Read full article
2d ago
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New Series
Hey everyone,

I'm working on my upcoming video list and am collecting any suggestions or topics people want covered. If it's something I'm familiar with, I'll add it into the queue and follow up when I have it completed.

Have… Read full article
2d ago
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Pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps?
I read somewhere that it’s silly to believe derivatives (options) can consistently outperform their own underlyings. If that were the case, everyone would trade the derivatives instead, which would obviously not work… Without price action in the underlying, it’s derivatives… Read full article
2d ago
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Wash Sale Rule Confusion
Hi all,

I've scoured the internet and reddit for an answer to a very specific question I have regarding wash sales. Here's a specific example for context. For reference, this occurred in 2020:

I'll use the following security: FDX 10/16/2020… Read full article
2d ago
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ATM vs ITM calls
I’m new to options and I’ve been buying ITM calls that have about 70 delta.

Is there any advantage to buying ATM instead? It seems like the only advantages are lower premiums and higher return if the underlying really shoots… Read full article
2d ago
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21.10.2021
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Is SOS a good wheel stock?
Anyone with prior trades on it? Read full article
2d ago
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Wash Sale & Covered Calls
If you have an answer to this scenario, please let me know!

On Oct. 1st, I buy 200 Shares of XYZ.

On Nov. 1st, I sell one covered call on XYZ (dated out to December)

On November 16, I sell… Read full article
2d ago
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I just can’t wait 😈
I know it’s still probably 10 or 15 years off from now but I can’t wait for electric vehicles to put the never ending greed that is the worlds oil companies out of business for good! Read full article
2d ago
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John W Rich "Lose-A-Milli" - Daily Fantasy Stock/Crypto/Options Games
Per the Hard Money Newsletter -

"Lose-A-Million Trading Contest

Hard Money's contest for the shittiest trader is finally here thanks to John W. Rich (Wealthy) and our friends over at [Vig.io](https://t.e2ma.net/click/ix28bf/idrulbu/6rulgo)!

**Gist**: the contest is **FREE** \- after 7 days… Read full article
2d ago
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Buying long term in the money put options?
Lets say i want to get some puts for a stock that is currently trading at 15$ a share and i know it is way too expensive at that price. Does buying a put above the stock price (lets say… Read full article
2d ago
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ITM covered call expiration
I am short the sofi 19$ call expiring tomorrow most likely itm. I have 100 shares. Is there anything i have to do? Or will i just have 1900$ in cash on monday and 100 less shares? Read full article
2d ago
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[Trigger Warning] Covered calls are one of the worst risk-reward profile option trades that people make and I never trade them
https://i.imgur.com/2cA6UNC.jpeg

I have no idea why covered calls are popular - they are arguably the most popular options trades on YouTube, Reddit and Twitter.

Let's say you are a position in SPY - selling covered calls is not reducing any… Read full article
2d ago
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Ultimate Guide to Selling Options Profitably PART 10 - Selling High IV Rank (In depth study)
# A common metric used by option sellers is IV Rank. In this post we will answer the question: Should we sell high IV Rank?

# Most retail options traders understand the concept of "buy cheap things, sell expensive things",… Read full article
2d ago
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Ford: Priced in for Earnings?
Hello everyone, novice options investor here,

I know the majority of this is speculative but I was wondering how you guys feel about Fords run over the past two days; do any of you feel like this is just in… Read full article
2d ago
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Question on Market Corrections
My question for everyone is this:

What is everyone doing to calculate reasonable likelihoods for call and put options given the need for a market Correction and our hyper-inflated market? How are you determining what is, or is not, a… Read full article
2d ago
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Dating Apps Up HUGE today. MTCH and BMBL Look Like Great Winter Bets
Match.com is up 11% with big volume - 50% above norm already today. Bumble is also up 12%. It's unclear what the catalyst is, save for the cold weather coming in, so perhaps the algos are engaged. MTCH is up… Read full article
2d ago
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Are there tax implications to taking opposing positions across nontaxable and taxable accounts?
Is it a problem if I were to sell an OTM SPY put in my Roth IRA and buy the equivalent option in my taxable account? The idea being that the positions would most likely result in a gain in… Read full article
2d ago
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How to deal with deep ITM covered calls?
I have a GME stock (cost basis $138) and a 155 covered call. GME currently at $183. I've been working my cost basis down by rolling covered calls, but the call is so deep ITM, the roll is worth very… Read full article
2d ago
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MU LEAPS. Yay or Nay?
MU is looking like an excellent value play and due to the chip shortages becoming a national security concern and MU ready to invest billions in manufacturing chips … we could see an inflow of funds. What do you think? Read full article
2d ago
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HP Inc. Just Increased Their Dividend by 29%
**HPQ**

HP Inc. Announces Fiscal 2022 Financial Outlook and Raises Annual Dividend Approximately 29% to $1 per Share

2021-Oct-20 05:03 pm ET

Stock is already up 7% on the announcement but P/E is only 9. They are growing earnings 90%… Read full article
2d ago
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Repair/Roll/Call Away? - PMCC strategy that has gone ITM
Looking for your thoughts on my PMCC on $AMD. I bought the $80 Jan 20, ‘23 LEAPS. I started the PMCC by selling the $115 Nov 19, ‘21 call. I made sure the difference in the strikes was greater than… Read full article
2d ago
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Considering writing a book on options trading strategies. Looking for early feedback.
Hi, I am thinking of writing a book on options trading. It assumes the reader has a good understanding of the terms and basics and proceeds to define carefully analytics-driven criteria for entering, managing, and exiting various strategies. There's some… Read full article
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Looking to trade US options in the EU (Netherlands) with low net worth
Having trouble setting up an account with options trading permissions on IBKR. Can't find US options on DEGIRO. Does anyone have a suggeation for another broker? Read full article
2d ago
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CMG Short
So I've done some research on CMG(Chipotle) and I believe that the company is overvalued at it's current price. I've been trading for a couple years but I've only started trading options recently and mostly calls.

CMG is coming out… Read full article
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BITO First day of option trading on Bitcoin ETF nets 9k calls at 138% strike
Over 70k contracts traded on launch day for BITO options, with calls leading puts 5:2 and upside strikes dominating the action, including 7358 Nov 60 and 3337 Nov 50 calls. Resulting open interest stands at 52k contracts with 47% of… Read full article
2d ago
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PYPL long/PINS short, DTE 1
Thoughts on profiting of potential rebound from latest news impact. Read full article
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SPY LEAPS hypothetical
Let’s say SPY is about $450 now, and in Nov 2023, it will be about $600. Of the SPY Jan 2024 Calls I could buy today, which one would have the most profit at 90 DTE? Read full article
3d ago
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How to manage poor man's covered call when price keep moving down below the leap call strike?
How to manage poor man's covered call when price keep moving down below the leap call strike? Do I keep selling ATM call? Selling call strike which is same level as the leap doesn't give much premium if the price… Read full article
3d ago
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SPY predictions 10/21/2021?
Trying to get some minds together to possibly see what the move it for tomorrow, have some 447 calls set to expire on 10/22 so wondering whether to hold or cash lut Read full article
3d ago
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Options flow
Where can I find the options flow? Put/call ratio? Calls/puts logs? Basically, where do people like unusual whales find their data? Read full article
3d ago
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I have questions!!! Anyone willing to help just for educational purposes of course
Been in stock trading for a little while now trying to get the hang of it but there are certain questions and answers I am hoping to find that I just haven’t seen in books or blogs. If anyone is… Read full article
3d ago
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Does Anyone Use LedgerX for Bitcoin Options? Is it Safe?
Hi Guys,

Does Anyone Use LedgerX for Bitcoin Options?

Not able to buy Bito calls or I would.

Is it Safe? Any fears of ever getting scammed or something happening to the company?

Thanks Read full article
3d ago
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Risk Difference between Calendar and Double Diagonal
For neutral options plays, especially ones to put on right before earnings, I've been doing both of these strategies and they seem to have a similar risk profiles. However, I'm having a tough time understanding the differences. Can someone please… Read full article
3d ago
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Exploiting Pricing Inefficiencies Around Earnings - Earnings Season Trade Thesis
**Exploiting Pricing Inefficiencies Around Earnings - Earnings Season Trade Thesis**

 

What’s poppin bull gang, Flux here with a detailed writeup of one of my personal earnings trading strategies! When looking to play earnings, the average trader just picks a… Read full article
3d ago
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Broken wing butterflies vs Diagonals - your preference for earnings plays?
The profit/loss chart for the two are very similar, so I'm wondering what people's thoughts are on the pros and cons. For me, diagonals are better on stocks with low liquidity because you only need to buy two options instead… Read full article
3d ago
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EWZ etf short Strangles
Anybody had success selling options (strangles mainly) 30-40DTE 1SD wide with 60-65% POP ? EWZ etf is good volume, liquid with close bid ask and under $50 ? What other liquid etf, stocks are like EWZ ? Besides the trade… Read full article
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