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Forum - Writing Options       For those interested in writing calls, puts, and spreads

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1839FTRWrote March monthly 4 strike puts at .20 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:49
1838CVXWrote weekly 85.50 strike calls at .51 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:49
1837AAPLWrote weekly 97 strike calls at .51 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:48
1836TNAWrote weekly 41 strike calls at .95 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:47
1835PFEWrote PFE Feb 19 2016 28.5 Put @ 0.4 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:46
1834MSWrote Feb 19th, 22.50 strike puts at .39 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:45
1833FWrote Feb 19, 11.25 puts for .25 eom-Bender24 02/09/2016 10:45
1832TNAwrote Feb 19 30 puts @ .38. TNA down from 52 wk hi of 99 eom-grdngkko02/08/2016 12:36
1831TSLAClosed for a little loss..Re: Wrote weekly 160 strike puts @ $0.12 eom-Bender24 02/05/2016 14:09
1830Re: ATTN BENDER: Best way to short this market through options? What stocks/e...-Stocktrader8602/04/2016 10:33
1829TSLAWrote weekly 160 strike puts @ $0.12 eom-Bender24 02/01/2016 10:20
1828TNAWrote weekly 48 strike covered calls at 1.17/1.18 eom-Bender24 01/29/2016 16:19
1827TSLAExpired worthless Re: Wrote weekly 170 strike puts @ $0.10 eom-Bender24 01/29/2016 16:15
1826TNARolled these up and out, closed today at .35 for a gain. Re: Wrote weekly 46....-Bender24 01/29/2016 16:15
1825CVXWrote weekly 87 strike covered calls @ $0.70 eom-Bender24 01/29/2016 13:40
1824CVXClosed at .05 Re: Wrote weekly 86 strike covered calls @ $0.50 eom-Bender24 01/29/2016 13:39
1823CVXWrote weekly 86 strike covered calls @ $0.50 eom-Bender24 01/25/2016 13:57
1822TSLAWrote weekly 170 strike puts @ $0.10 eom-Bender24 01/25/2016 13:43
1821TNAWrote weekly 46.50 covered calls @ $1.00 eom-Bender24 01/25/2016 13:41
1820CVXExpired worthless Re: Wrote weekly 85.50 strike calls for .55 eom-Bender24 01/23/2016 15:43
1819TSLAExpired worthless Re: Wrote weekly 175 strike puts for .10 eom-Bender24 01/23/2016 15:42
1818TNAExpired worthless Re: Wrote weekly 47 strike calls for 1.00, and the 46 strik...-Bender24 01/23/2016 15:42
1817AAPLRe: nice bounce from Wed. lows in AAPL & CVX... both report earnings this wee...-Bender24 01/23/2016 15:40
1816AAPLnice bounce from Wed. lows in AAPL & CVX... both report earnings this week eom-grdngkko01/23/2016 13:05
1815Re: ATTN BENDER: Best way to short this market through options? What stocks/e...-Bender24 01/21/2016 17:08

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    Forum Mission

    I've been contacted via email on writing options. I figured the best way to explain this is to start a forum (plus I was running out of credits to return the emails, lol). The purpose of this forum is to exchange ideas. Writing options is something that takes time and a great deal of patience. I'm playing the time decay of options. Every option consists of intrinsic value, and time value. Intrinsic value can change with the price of the stock, time value always gradually decays to zero at expiration. Since I know that the time value will decay to zero, I short options...

     

    I write covered calls, naked puts, and occasionally spreads. I highly encourage folks that aren't familiar with options first educate themselves on how options trade, as I'm not a professional, and am not responsible for the trading of others.

     

    I shoot for a 2-3% return on my options writing per month/per position. That's a pretty darn good % return per year. Hope you enjoy the forum!

     
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