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  • Date: 9/23/16 12:07 PM
  • Number: 59
  • Recommendations: 0
MY QUESTIONS: How do you set up this simultaneous trade?

Am I using a limit order on the Jan 2018 long, what strike is 110? what is the limit order price?

Same question for the Dec 2016 $130 strike, is this a limit order, what

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  • Date: 9/23/16 12:01 PM
  • Number: 4095
  • Recommendations: 0
Thanks, Tyger. That's really good to hear and we appreciate you telling us. :-)

Cheers,
Jim
  • Date: 9/23/16 11:54 AM
  • Number: 6000
  • Recommendations: 3
Hi torfool,

Good questions.

1) What does "options are released on a quarterly schedule" mean? Premiums appear to change constantly, and options are always available. Is it that new, farthest-out options expiration
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  • Date: 9/22/16 9:31 AM
  • Number: 41688
  • Recommendations: 1
Is there any truth to the 80 percent drop or is someone just trying to sell his news letter.

Man, I hope that's not us!

(And, yes, someone's trying to sell something.)

Jim
  • Date: 9/22/16 9:26 AM
  • Number: 595
  • Recommendations: 0
I own a Jan 2018 $40 call on WFC. I bought it in April 2016 as my first trade. Since WFC's stock price is around $45 now, should I be writing shorter calls? If so, I need some guidance. (Was this trade intended as a diagonal
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  • Date: 9/22/16 9:23 AM
  • Number: 1114
  • Recommendations: 0
I expected some kind of followup, which never came.

Hi DERfool,

We generally don't give follow-up advice unless there is action to take on a position. We'll talk about earnings and important events on the relevant
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  • Date: 9/21/16 4:22 PM
  • Number: 25377
  • Recommendations: 9
I think the missing component and utter failure is there is no checks & balances for serious, real consequences if people go over the line.

Totally agree.

This is one reason why I dislike (and it's poor corporate
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  • Date: 9/21/16 3:51 PM
  • Number: 34442
  • Recommendations: 0
Netflix stores very detailed metadata about what everyone is watching, tied to the account, not the IP address.

Thanks for the correction.

Jim
  • Date: 9/21/16 3:47 PM
  • Number: 55
  • Recommendations: 0
Currently, the long call price is 22.20, the short term call is at 3.30. Should I then put the debit at 18.90

Hi Neil,

You're using the ask price on the long call and the bid price on the short call. Instead, you should
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  • Date: 9/21/16 3:39 PM
  • Number: 195
  • Recommendations: 0
What do you think about rolling out to March "17 $42.50 for a small credit ($0.15) to continue the original strategy ?

Hi Ron,

That could be done. That would leave about $0.45 in time value in the open Mar17 put (at
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