Live: Monday, July 8, 2019

3:45 p.m. New York time

With 39 days remaining until expiration of the August options, I anticipate that there’s little chance that any of my positions will move beyond their profit zones.

sym option debit share price curr % max profit
EWZ 0.61 45.59 (22.0)
GDXJ 0.32 34.65 11.1
IWM 0.39 155.25 7.1
IYR 0.41 90.24 4.7
KRE 0.36 53.33 2.7
XBI 0.61 85.59 7.6

At the end of the week, on Friday, I’ll revisit two losing trades with July options, NVDA and SMH, seeking to answer the question, What if I had held the positions rather complying with my trading rules and exiting?

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, July 8, 2019


Tim Bovee, Private Trader tracks the analysis and trades of a private trader for his own accounts. Nothing in this blog constitutes a recommendation to buy or sell stocks, options or any other financial instrument. The only purpose of this blog is to provide education and entertainment.

No trader is ever 100 percent successful in his or her trades. Trading in the stock and option markets is risky and uncertain. Each trader must make trading decisions for his or her own account, and take responsibility for the consequences.

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