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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Earnings, to trade or not to trade? Part 1

We are currently in earnings session and over the past few weeks, earnings news streaming in everyday and those who trades earnings should enjoy adrenaline rush. What if you have bought a Put (betting the stock price down) on Google shares? You should be laughing to the bank. What if you have bought a Call instead? You may have lose all your premium paid!
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Performance & Review in Mar-Apr 2016 (Apr 16 Expiration)

It has been awhile since my last post due to my work commitment overseas. While I am still closely following the market and trade, I couldn’t allocate much time to consolidate the thoughts and post it in my blog. Hence, I would exclude those few winning trades from reporting in live trades section.  Continue reading “Performance & Review in Mar-Apr 2016 (Apr 16 Expiration)”