Seven symbols from my pool have sufficiently high implied volatility or close to it to warrant further analysis:
Each is disqualified: COST because earnings are near; FXE, TLT and UNG because I already hold positions; GDXJ and TBT because they they have the same underlying as positions I hold; and XLU because I recently passed on it after analysis.
Although I've been unable to find positions under my guidelines, I shall also consider trades posted on Dough as part of my current learning project.
-- Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Dec. 5, 2016
by Daniel J. Levitin
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Small Lots: A new strategy discusses the thinking behind the analysis that identified these trades and can be read here. The symbols noted in this post are intended fortrading on a commission-free platform such as Robinhood Financial.
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