Past Trades   - Mouse over the header of each column for detailed explanations.

July

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Jul 2RUTVertical1415/1420Put Jul0.3507.53% expired for profit

June

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Jun 26RUTVertical1415/1420Call Jun0.4008.70% expired for profit
 Jun 12RUTVertical1425/1430Call Jun0.2505.26% expired for profit
 Jun 3RUTVertical1355/1360Put Jun0.2505.26% expired for profit

May

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Apr 24RUTCondor1245/1250/1355/1360Both May0.95021.11% expired for profit

The markets have recovered in the past month but as more economic data gets released, analysts are changing their forecast for future revenues. With unemployment so high and the fear of the unknown, people are not spending as much as they did before the pandemic. This will hurt revenue for companies and the expectations of earnings will be downgraded.

April

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Apr 3RUTCondor905/910/1275/1280Both Apr1.10024.44% expired for profit

The markets have recovered about half of the losses suffered from last month. Employment losses are projected to be in the millions for the April jobs report which will be release in May. Investors are looking beyond the current situation and focusing on 2021, essentially writing off the expected losses that companies will temporarily go through. An economic rebound is anticipated and as long as the world makes progress against the virus, economies will continue to progress and possibly avoid a recession.

March

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Mar 2RUTVertical1385/1390Put Mar0.801.55-17.86% closed 1385/1390 for 0.75 net debit

As countries around the world quarantine themselves to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, stock markets have entered bear market territory. The US economy was running on all cylinders and has been forced to almost an all-stop. If the current administration can get the economy running again soon, the end-of-the-world scenario may become just a minor hurdle in a roaring economy. We will see what measures Congress comes up with...and if it will be enough.

February

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Jan 28RUTVertical1585/1590Put Feb0.65014.94% expired for profit

The coronavirus has taken center stage on the world economy. Fears of a pandemic have sparked selloffs in markets around the globe. For the most part, the virus is being contained but spikes in the number infected and who have died are scaring investors. The US markets were at record highs and this event may be the catalyst to take profits. We haven't had a 10% correction in a while and this may be the time.

January

Open DateThis is the date we opened this trade. UnderlyingUnderlying security for this trade. Trade TypeName of the trading strategy. StrikesStrike prices for this trade. Option TypeCall or Put ExpirationExpiration cycle for this trade. CreditAmount received when this trade was opened. DebitAmount paid when this trade was closed. ResultPercentage return for this trade. Trade NotesSpecial notes regarding this trade.
 Jan 3RUTVertical1705/1710Call Jan0.421.55-24.67% closed 1705/1710 for 1.13 net debit

The Santa Claus rally has continued into the New Year and pushed the markets to record highs. Any negative news is shrugged off and acts as a springboard for the markets to jump higher. It may take a significant event to pull this market down.