Live: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

3:20 p.m. New York time

IYR retreated from its low point without my order being filled. The position is now trading at a $0.26 debit. I’ll keep the order alive until the close and update this post in the unlikely event that it’s filled.

10 a.m. New York time

My short iron condor position on IYR  has moved near the management point, which under my trading rules is 50% of maximum potential profit. I’ve put in an exit order for a $0.19 debit, with the bid/ask midpoint running at $0.21.

My other holdings, also short iron condors, remain within their profit zones. The are  CGCUNHXBIXLB and XOP. All of my positions are scheduled for exits by May 31.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, May 14, 2019


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