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Dreamer,

Just using your board to record some pre-earnings jitters.

One, I made a procedural error by selling a covered call which expires after earnings release. Just lack of attention, not hitting a screen button. In this case, CRWD $192 calls expiring the 6th, with earnings AMC the 5th. I bought the shares just for selling the calls, purchased at $87.51. CRWD then trended down leaving me under water for the trade. So now, as I write, CRWD has rallied to $86.04, down 2.01% which as raised the call so that I am still under water. Wait, No!. The time premium has dropped during the day--so close to the expiration. O.k., I am now up $1,200. My max gain on the premium will be $3,275 if I hold to expiration. I think the experienced trader would pocket the profit since even a random tweet could evaporate the profit, let alone a post-earning tissy fit by Mr. Market....

Two, I have MDB as #2 position and it is up 6%, well now 5.75%, today. Thinking of trimming.

Yikes!, ten minutes 'til market closes. If I'm trimming MDB it is time to act.

KC
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