Live: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

12:05 p.m. New York time

I’ve updated GLD Analysis with results of my short iron condor trade.

11:20 a.m. New York time

My short iron condor position on GLD was filled for half of maximum potential profit. I shall update the analysis with results later today.

In stocks, today’s focus is on the Momentum Portfolio. I entered three positions and exited two positions in Momentum, and also exited two positions in the Growth Portfolio.

Stock Trades

  • Momentum
    • Exits
      • ICHR, for a $37.98 credit per share, down 73 cents from the entry price, producing a 1.9% loss over seven days, or a -98% annual rate.
      • SNX, a $146.65 credit, down $3.89 from entry, showing a 2.6% loss over seven days for a -135% annual rate.
    • Entries
      • MS for a $56.15 debit.
      • MX, a $15.92 debit
      • PERI, a $9.62 debit
  • Growth
    • Exits
      • EBMT, for a $22.51 credit, up 12 cents from the entry price, producing a 0.5% return over one day for a +196% annual rate.
      • SSNC, a $64.33 credit, up 67 cents from entry for a 1.1% return over one day, which is a 384% annual rate

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, January 22, 2020


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.

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