/CL, /ZB Trades

  • Sold July 48 put in /CL on May 15.  Closed the trade on May 29 for a profit of $72.58. Click on the image below to view trade details.
    CL_2_5_15_2015
  • Sold an Aug 46/73.5 strangle in crude oil on June 1.  Close the trade on June 8 for a profit of $155.16. Click on the image below to view trade details.
    CL_6_1_2015
  • Sold 2 x July 148/175 strangle in 30-year US treasuries on April 27.  Adjusted the trade by selling 2 x July 163 calls on May 19 after being tested on the downside.  Sold another 2x July 160 calls as a second adjustment on June 3 as a second adjustment.  Closed all 4 legs on June 16 for a profit of $232.10. Click on the image below to view trade details.
    ZB_4_27_2015
  • Sold an Aug 48/69 strangle in crude oil on June 15.  Close the trade on June 22 for a profit of $115.16. Click on the image below to view trade details.
    CL_6_15_2015
  • Sold 2 x Aug 140/164 strangle in crude oil on June 1.  Close the trade on June 22 for a profit of $37.94.  Wanted to see how the markets were going to react in relation to the Greek debt crisis. Click on the image below to view trade details.
    ZB_6_16_2015


    YTD P&L

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/GC BWB, /CL & /ZB Short Strangles, /6E remaining call vertical, /ZS IC closing trades, New /CL, /ZB Short Strangles

/GC Opening trade setup

Closed the trade on Mar 23.
Loss (after commissions) = $329.68


/CL Open trade setup

Closed the trade on Mar 23.
Profit (after commissions) = $195.16


/ZB Opening trade setup

Closed the trade on Mar 31.
Profit (after commissions) = $319.20


/6E Partially closed trade setup

Closed the remaining trade on April 2
Profit (after commissions) = $67.28


/ZS Opening Trade setup

All legs expired worthless on March 27
Profit (after commissions) = $153.82


Opened Short Strangle in /CL on Mar 16. Opened Short Strangle in /ZB on Mar 19

SOLD -1 STRANGLE /CLM5 1/1000 JUN 15 /LOM5 62/30.5 CALL/PUT @.35
SOLD -2 STRANGLE /ZBM5 1/1000 JUN 15/JUN 15 /OZBM5 178/151 CALL/PUT @0”21


YTD P&L

/6E Iron Condor partially closed, /ES Broken Wing Butterfly closing trade, new /CL & /ZB Short Strangles

/6E Opening trade setup

Bought back the PUT spread tested side on Mar 17.
Loss (after commissions) = $252.94


 

/ES Opening trade setup

Closed the trade on Mar 19.
Loss (after commissions) = $669.96


Opened Short Strangle in /CL on Mar 16. Opened Short Strangle in /ZB on Mar 19.

SOLD -1 STRANGLE /CLM5 1/1000 JUN 15 /LOM5 64.5/27.5 CALL/PUT @.42
SOLD -2 STRANGLE /ZBM5 1/1000 JUN 15 /OZBM5 181/149 CALL/PUT @0”23


YTD P&L

 

/ZB IC 1/5/2015, /6E IC 1/7/2015 – Closing Trades

/ZB  Opening setup/trade (Jan 5, 2015)

Closing Trade
BOT +1 IRON CONDOR /ZBH5 1/1000 MAR 15 /OZBH5 151/152/142/141 CALL/PUT @0”08
Debit = $125.00

Profit = $250 (credit collected from opening trade) – $125 = $125
Total commissions (opening & closing) = $18.00
Profit incl. commissions = 125  – 18 = $107.00


/CL Opening setup/trade (Jan 7., 2015)
/CL Adjustments (Jan 27, 2015)

Closing Trades
Short 1155 ITM PUT got assigned, Long 1150 ITM PUT got exercised
Net debit = $625
Short 1160,1170,1225 CALL & Long 1230 CALL expired worthless
Net credit = $500.00

Loss = $500 (net credit) – $625 (net debit) = -$125
Total commissions (opening & closing) = $27.88
Loss incl. commissions = -125.0  – 27.88 = -$152.88

 

Long the NOB spread via verticals: 1/7/2015 – Update (Closed)

Note: Commissions not included

Opening setup/trades (Jan 8, 2015)
SOLD -2 VERTICAL /ZNH5 1/1000 MAR 15 /OZNH5 128.5/128 PUT @0”18
Credit = $562.50
SOLD -1 VERTICAL /ZBH5 1/1000 MAR 15 /OZBH5 147/148 CALL @0”29
Credit = $453.13
Total credit = 562.50 + 453.13 = $1,015.63

Closing trades
BOT +2 VERTICAL /ZNH5 1/1000 MAR 15 /OZNH5 128.5/128 PUT @0”07
Debit = $218.75
BOT +1 VERTICAL /ZBH5 1/1000 MAR 15 /OZBH5 147/148 CALL @0”42
Debit = $656.25
Total debit = 218.75 + 656.25 = $875

Profit = 1,015.75 – 875 = $140.75
Total commissions (opening & closing) = $36.84
Profit incl. commissions = 140.75  – 36.84 = $103.91