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September 28, 2012

RUT Oct1/Oct Calendar

Sell RUT Oct'1845 call
Buy Rut Oct'1 845 call

Margin: 5.50 per contract

Risk Profile:

Game Plan:
  • Portfolio: 50,000
  • Max Risk: 2% per trade (1,000)
  • Profit Target: 15% of margin (.825)
  • Max Loss: 20% of margin (1.10)
Order:



Update: 10/1/12

Trade was closed out for credit of 6.40 (+.90¢) or 16.36% gain.



September 20, 2012

RUT Sep4/Oct 850 Put Calendar

Sell  RUT Sep4 850 put
Buy  RUT Oct 850 put

Margin: 8.30 per contract

Risk Profile:

Game Plan:
  1. Portfolio Size: $50,000
  2. Max Risk: 2% per trade ($1,000)
  3. Profit Target: 20% of margin ($165)
  4. Max Loss: 20% of margin ($165)
Max loss per contract is $165 and Max risk per trade is $1,000 this trade can be up to 6 contracts (6 X 165 = 990).
Order:





*Note: All prices are shown as of 9/20/12

Update: 9/21/12

Adding Sep4/Oct 860 Call calendar for debit of 7.40 per contract:


New Risk Profile:


  • Margin: 15.70
  • Profit Target: 3.00
  • Max Loss: 3.00
Update: 9/26/12

Stopped out at 12.65 for -19.43%




September 16, 2012

RUT Sep/Oct Calendar

Sell  RUT Sep 865 call
Buy  RUT Oct 865 call

Margin: 10.05 per contract

Risk Profile:
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Game Plan:
  1. Portfolio Size: $50,000
  2. Max Risk: 2% per trade ($1,000)
  3. Profit Target: 15% of margin ($150)
  4. Max Loss: 20% of margin ($200)
Max loss per contract is $200 and Max risk per trade is $1,000 this trade can be up to 5 contracts (5 X 200 = 1000).
Order:



*Note: All prices are shown as of 9/14/12 close

Update: 9/17/12

No trade today. Will have to wait for the next set up.