1:10 p.m. New York time
XOP Analysis posted.
1:05 p.m. New York time
XLY Analysis posted.
12:55 p.m. New York time
TLT Analysis posted.
12:50 p.m. New York time
GLD Analysis posted.
12:30 p.m. New York time
And that’s a wrap on the new positions. I’ll start posting the analyses.
12:20 a.m. New York time
I’ve entered short iron condors on XOP and XLY, each expiring in 44 days on October 18.
XOP, short the $24 call and $19 put, long the $26 call and $17 put. Credit: $0.44.
XLY, short the $125 call and $112 put, long the $129 call and $105 put. Credit: $1.18.
11:05 a.m. New York time
I’ve entered a short iron condor on TLT, 44 days prior to the October 18 expiration. the credit was $1.48. (Note that in the 10:50 a.m. item I mistakenly wrote “debit”. “Credit” is correct.)
The position is built from shorts, calls at $154 and puts and $152, and long wings, calls at $162 and puts at $136.
10:50 a.m. New York time
I’ve entered a short iron condor on GLD with 44 days until expiration on October 18, for a credit of $1.59. The structure is short strangle, $154 on the call and $141 on the put, and the long wings, $165 on the call and $135 on the put. Analysis to come.
By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, September 4, 2019
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