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Old 03-03-2017, 03:47 PM   #51
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Re: Help me with my Trade Exits.

Funny how all those AMD fintwits bulls have pretty quiet last few days as it pukes on heavy volume off ATHs. 10× in a year basically, the paradigm shifts in some of these names is truly crazy.
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Old 03-07-2017, 04:20 PM   #52
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getting into an HRB short position,, 20.68 avg, also bought some longer term puts .
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Old 03-09-2017, 11:49 AM   #53
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well HRB short is sucking right now, but i have a super strong feeling it will not have a good 4th quarter ,, so i bought 7/21 23 puts yesterday for 1.40 avg.. original purchase was for 3.3, in the red right now on this.
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Old 03-09-2017, 12:47 PM   #54
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if your thesis is they will not have a very good 4q what are you doing buying options from now on a event that will take place in 3 months?
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Old 03-09-2017, 12:56 PM   #55
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if your thesis is they will not have a very good 4q what are you doing buying options from now on a event that will take place in 3 months?
because i also plan on shorting right before earnings,, last year , i went short, bought puts, when it was trading near 33 , and they made announcement the next day , warning,,. i dont want to be without a position, if that happens again. if the stock has gone up , stayed flat , from here until 6/8 . I will add to the position regardless . Also, june options are not available yet.
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Old 03-09-2017, 01:29 PM   #56
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what does you going short before earnings have anything to do with paying up for an option that based on your thesis is going to lose theta over the next 3 months?
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Old 03-09-2017, 01:34 PM   #57
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what does you going short before earnings have anything to do with paying up for an option that based on your thesis is going to lose theta over the next 3 months?
I think the stock will head back to its 52 week lows, sooner than later, i said i will short near earnings, again/more , if i am wrong or right about that.
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Old 04-03-2017, 03:39 PM   #58
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Bought some MON 4/21 113 puts lotto tickets. Like my risk/reward ,even with the Bayer offer.
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Old 04-03-2017, 04:13 PM   #59
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Bought some MON 4/21 113 puts lotto tickets. Like my risk/reward ,even with the Bayer offer.
Why exactly?
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Old 04-07-2017, 01:19 PM   #60
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Why exactly?
obviously , in hindsight , it looks like a horrible play .. I was expecting numbers to be a bit shorter than they were, was expecting some of the run that happened because of bayer to die down , was even hoping there was news that the merger was not going to go through . It was a situationi thought would have been a 5-10x if i was right .. which is why I'm also buying IBM april and may 170 puts right now..
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Old 04-07-2017, 09:39 PM   #61
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Sick trades, keep up the good work Myrna
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Old 04-19-2017, 10:27 AM   #62
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obviously , in hindsight , it looks like a horrible play .. I was expecting numbers to be a bit shorter than they were, was expecting some of the run that happened because of bayer to die down , was even hoping there was news that the merger was not going to go through . It was a situationi thought would have been a 5-10x if i was right .. which is why I'm also buying IBM april and may 170 puts right now..
covered some of those ibm puts for a four bagger,, really needed it as i have been slumping in this bull market.. still holding half
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sold the remaining april puts on friday for a nice gain, still have the may IBM puts but NKE and MON puts ended up worthless. decided that NKE is a week or two from a 10% drop, so re upped nke puts ,, bought the 5/19 55 puts for .56 avg..
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