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Friday, October 6, 2017

Weekly Trade Summary: October 1 - October 7

I did not enter any new trades this week, but I did adjust 3 trades.  Details of this week's trading below:

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November 30 Weekly Expiration Trade (#43) - Adjusted 04-Oct, 05-Oct
  • 15-September Entry (post)
  • 20-September Adjustment (post)
  • 29-September Adjustment (post)

November 24 Weekly Expiration Trade (#44) - Adjusted 02-Oct, 06-Oct
  • 21-September Entry (post)
  • 29-September Adjustment (post)

December 15 Monthly Expiration Trade (#45) - Adjusted 02-Oct, 05-Oct
  • 27-September Entry (post)
  • 29-September Adjustment (post)

I currently have 7 open trades, with expirations in Oct (1), Nov (5), and Dec (1):

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Total defined risk for these trades 59.8% of the account net liquidation value.

38 trades have been closed this year...22 wins and 16 losses. Return on the account for the year is at 3.9%.  Total win rate is at 58%. The win rate on the core trades is at 65%. Not happy with the win rate, but at least it is improving and the losses have been small. All 7 of my open trades currently have positive P&L.

Next week I will be looking for new trades in the 22-Dec expiration (if available) and/or the 29 Dec expiration. I will make adjustments in my existing trades as follows:
  • Highly likely: N/A
  • Likely: N/A
  • Possible: #44, #45
  • Unlikely: #39, #40, #41, #42, #43

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Weekly Trade Summary: September 24 - September 30

This week I closed the three October 20 expiration trades for small profits, entered 1 new trade, and adjusted all open trades.  Details of this week's trading below:

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October 20 Monthly Expiration Trade (#36) - Closed 27-Sep (+3.2%)
  • 27-July Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)
  • 18-September Adjustment (post)

October 20 Weekly Expiration Trade (#37) - Closed 27-Sep (+3.3%)
  • 01-August Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)
  • 18-September Adjustment (post)

October 20 Weekly Expiration Trade (#38) - Closed 27-Sep (+4.6%)
  • 09-August Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

October 31 Weekly Expiration Trade (#39) - Adjusted 27-Sep
  • 24-August Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

November 3 Weekly Expiration Trade (#40) - Adjusted 27-Sep, 29-Sep
  • 01-September Entry (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)
  • 20-September Adjustment (post)

November 17 Weekly Expiration Trade (#41) - Adjusted 27-Sep, 29-Sep
  • 01-September Entry (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)
  • 20-September Adjustment (post)

November 17 Monthly Expiration Trade (#42) - Adjusted 27-Sep, 29-Sep
  • 08-September Entry (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)
  • 20-September Adjustment (post)

November 30 Weekly Expiration Trade (#43) - Adjusted 29-Sep
  • 15-September Entry (post)
  • 20-September Adjustment (post)

November 24 Weekly Expiration Trade (#44) - Adjusted 29-Sep
  • 21-September Entry (post)

December 15 Monthly Expiration Trade (#45) - Adjusted 29-Sep
  • 27-September Entry

I currently have 7 open trades, with expirations in Oct (1), Nov (5), and Dec (1):

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Total defined risk for these trades 56.7% of the account net liquidation value.

38 trades have been closed this year...22 wins and 16 losses. Return on the account for the year is at 3.9%.  Total win rate is at 58%. The win rate on the core trades is at 65%. Not happy with the win rate, but at least it is improving and the losses have been small.

Of the 7 open trades, 5 currently have a positive P&L. The trades with negative P&L were entered during the last two weeks:
  • trade #44 - Nov 24 expiration (-0.03%)
  • trade #45 - Dec 15 expiration (-0.39%)

I will likely enter one new trade next week (01-Dec or 08-Dec expiration) and will make adjustments as follows:
  • Highly likely: N/A
  • Likely: #44
  • Possible: #43, #45
  • Unlikely: #39, #40, #41, #42


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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Weekly Trade Summary: September 17 - September 23

This week I closed 2 trades for small profits, entered 1 new trade, and adjusted 6 trades.  Details of this week's trading below:

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September 29 Weekly Expiration Trade (#34) - Closed 18-Sep (+1.32%)
  • 19-July Entry (post)
  • 25-July Adjustment (post)

September 29 Weekly Expiration Trade (#35) - Closed 18-Sep (+1.64%)
  • 19-July Entry (post)
  • 01-September Adjustment (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)

October 20 Monthly Expiration Trade (#36) - Adjusted 18-Sep
  • 27-July Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

October 20 Weekly Expiration Trade (#37) - Adjusted 18-Sep
  • 01-August Entry (post)
  • 08-September Adjustment (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

November 3 Weekly Expiration Trade (#40) - Adjusted 20-Sep
  • 01-September Entry (post)
  • 12-September Adjustment (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

November 17 Monthly Expiration Trade (#42) - Adjusted 20-Sep
  • 08-September Entry (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

November 17 Weekly Expiration Trade (#41) - Adjusted 20-Sep
  • 01-September Entry (post)
  • 15-September Adjustment (post)

November 30 Weekly Expiration Trade (#43) - Adjusted 20-Sep
  • 15-September Entry (post)

I currently have 9 open trades, with expirations in Oct (4) and Nov (5):

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Total defined risk for these trades 70.9% of the account net liquidation value.

35 trades have been closed this year...19 wins and 16 losses. Return on the account for the year is at 2.9%.  Total win rate is at 54%. The win rate on the core trades is at 61%. Not happy with the win rates, but at least the losses have been small.

Of the 9 open trades, 8 currently have a positive P&L. The 1 trade that has a negative P&L was entered this week (1 trade on Sep-21). This week's trade is down -0.32% on margin...this is typical in the first week or so of the trade.

I will likely enter one new trade next week and will make adjustments as follows:
  • Highly likely: #40, #41
  • Likely: #39, #42
  • Possible: #43
  • Unlikely: #36, #37, #38, #44


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