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Re: Defending Long Option Put

Alan, I would like Michael to weigh in. One thing to point out. If I understood your situation, there is an earnings announcement on Mar 19th. Given that, you
baerrus
Mar 22
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25404

Re: Far away Facebook's PUTs

Hi yishayl, You can adopt a synthetic short position buy buying a put, selling a call. If both are at the money ,then this trade can be done for probably very
guha_kaushik81
Mar 22
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25403

Re: Far away Facebook's PUTs

Based on what may I ask you think FB will go down in price that much ? A. On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 8:13 AM, Jim Goodbody jimgoodbody@...
Green Mountain
Mar 21
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25402

Defending Long Option Put

Michael, I have been reading your post on Option Adjustment for quite some time. Lately, I have come to situation that calls for Long Put Adjustment. On 12 Mar
alankc_mok
Mar 21
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25401

Re: Which options?

I appreciate your input on the following issues. I know that I am not alone in dealing with these questions. I continue to be confused on which weekly strike
QUIKTDR
Mar 21
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25400

Re: Far away Facebook's PUTs

That sounds counterintuitive to your bearish thesis on FB. Jim Goodbody Cell: 207-671-1666 Email: JimGoodbody@...
Jim Goodbody
Mar 21
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25399

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

Can't recall if I responded to this so apologies if this is a repeat. Basically,  my answer is "it depends." It depends on the size of the position and the
Michael
Mar 17
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25398

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

Michael, How much do you look to give up over par on closing a butterfly on the last day of trading? For example, it is expiration Friday, say you hold a call
baerrus
Mar 13
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25397

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

I disagree with this. Timing has nothing to do with it. Even less so, a "channel," which is meaningless. It's all about prices of relative options. If I can
Michael
Mar 12
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25396

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

I might add that timing of converting to a butterfly is all important. If you have a long call with 1.5mo or more to run, then converting to a butterfly is
baerrus
Mar 12
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25395

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

One more question Michael that came to mind after reading through your posts. If you start with a debit trade (long call) and the call moves in your favor,
Kaushik Guha
Mar 11
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25394

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

Thank you very much Michael for the detailed explanation.Victotr123 On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:53 PM, "Michael mcatolico@... [OptionClub]"
Kaushik Guha
Mar 11
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25393

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

Victor, The way i trade is, as James has noted, "dynamic." By this I mean that I am constantly looking for ways to defend an open position and to redeploy
Michael
Mar 11
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25392

Re: How do you protect your long option calls?

Hello Michael, Sorry to dig up an old thread. Apologies in advance for the silly question. In the case where the initial position is a long call entered for a
guha_kaushik81
Mar 11
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25391

Far away Facebook's PUTs

Hello, I trade options from abroad. As a trader who believe, Facebook's stock price, during the next two years, cut the price in half. Apart from buying
yishke
Mar 11
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