Performance in Apr-May 2016 (May 2016 Expiration)

Yesterday was May 2016 Monthly Equity Options Expiration Friday. It has been a wonderful month for me without a single loss! Is it really a 100% winning rate and I am so accurate in identifying the direction of the market/stocks that I traded? Nope. No one can predict the future but everyone can take charge of it! If you look at my #4 AAPL trade, I was wrong but option repair strategy has given me a second chance to salvage my position and turn it into a wining position! Do click on the link below if you are keen to understand the thought behind the repair strategy.

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Real Deal May 2016 – AAPL (Turning a Losing Trade into a Winning Trade)

AAPL crashed down breaking the main support around $92 this morning. As a result of this ‘mini crash’, my existing AAPL position (Bull Put Credit Spread) was challenged! There are few ways to repair this position. After considering all factors, I have chosen the most aggressive method, which is to close my sold leg (Refer trade highlighted in green in the screenshot below) and let my bought leg run. I subsequently close my bought leg (Refer the first two trades highlighted in red in the screenshot below).

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How to trade a bearish view

Sell in May and Go Away. If you are bearish and you would like to execute this trading idea, there are several methods you can use. In this post, I will reveal two frequently used methods to ‘short’ the market. However, if you are unsure, stay calm and do nothing! A lot of time, doing nothing can save us a lot of money!

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