Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday's Outcomes

I exited an options earnings play on WMT for a profit.

I declined a full analysis of FE as an options volatility play because of low implied volatility. See Friday's Agenda for a discussion.

I entered six shares small-lots positions: AM, ANW, COHR, LNTH, LOGI and PCH. I exited six: CPA, HSBC, RM, SIMO SPAR and TSE. See Friday's Small Lots for details.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 19, 2016

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Tradecraft: Playing the odds to build winning stock market trades from options, a description of how I trade, can be read here.

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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