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September Monthly Options Expiration Day

September 19, 2014-September 20, 2014

September Monthly Options Expire

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September 23, 2014

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September 30, 2014

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October 07, 2014

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October Monthly Options Expiration Day

October 17, 2014-October 18, 2014

October Monthly Options Expire

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October 21, 2014

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October 28, 2014

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November 04, 2014

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November 11, 2014

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Novermber Monthly Options Expiration Day

November 21, 2014-November 22, 2014

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November 25, 2014

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Markets Closed For Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Thanksgiving Day at 1pm. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Auto-Trade Portfolio Allocations Due at thinkorswim

December 02, 2014

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December 09, 2014

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December Monthly Options Expiration Day

December 19, 2014-December 20, 2014

December Monthly Options Expire

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December 23, 2014

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Christmas Eve Day

December 24, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Christmas Eve Day at 1pm. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Markets Closed For Christmas Day

December 25, 2014

All financial markets are closed for Christmas Day. Enjoy the long weekend!

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December 30, 2014

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Markets Closed For New Year's Day

January 01, 2015

All financial markets are closed for New Year's Day. Enjoy the long weekend!

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Terry's Tips Stock Options Trading Blog

September 12, 2014

Ongoing SVXY Spread Strategy – Week 5

Today we will continue our discussion of both SVXY and the actual portfolio we are carrying out with only two positions. Every Friday, we will make a trade in this portfolio and tell you about it here.

Our goal is to earn an average gain of 3% a week in this portfolio after commissions. So far, we are well ahead of this goal.

I hope you find this ongoing demonstration to be a simple way to learn a whole lot about trading options. We will also discuss some other options concepts today,

Terry

Ongoing SVXY Spread Strategy – Week 5

Near the open today, SVXY was trading about $86. We want to sell a put that is about $1 in the money (i.e., at a strike one dollar higher than the current stock price). Our maximum gain each week will come if we are right, and . . .

September 5, 2014

Ongoing SVXY Spread Strategy – Week 4

Today we will continue our discussion of both SVXY and the actual portfolio we are carrying out with only two positions. Every Friday, we will make a trade in this portfolio and tell you about it here.

Our goal is to earn an average gain of 3% a week in this portfolio after commissions.

I hope you find this ongoing demonstration to be a simple way to learn a whole lot about trading options.

Terry

Ongoing SVXY Spread Strategy – Week 4

Near the open today, SVXY was trading about $86. We want to . . .

August 29, 2014

Ongoing Spread SVXY Strategy – Week 3

Two weeks ago we started a $1500 demonstration portfolio using SVXY, an ETP that is destined to move higher over the long run because of the way it is constructed (selling VIX higher-priced futures each day and buying at the spot price of VIX, a condition called contango which exists about 90% of time).

Today, contango is . . .

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