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Week 5 is in the books. Another tale of woe.

APPS closed Monday at $89.35, the call closed at $4.95. My buyer is the winner right now, 4 days to go. But this exemplifies the capped gain side of the coin. I have $.20 cents more to gain and 4 days to lose it all plus a lot more.

I called this one, spot on. I coughed up all the stock gain and ended up down 3.4% even after collecting the premium So my buyer lost, and I lost. Misery loves company. But it got a lot worse:

I will run the screen again Tuesday. There might still be something interesting.

What was interesting was.... APPS. I doubled down. That cost me 15.2% as I bought the stock Tuesday at a very high price and APPS proceeded to tank. So the APPS closed Friday, I pocketed the premiums and was still down the aforementioned 15%.

And then there were the PACB calls with april 16 expiry. Those are down 5%, but I received high premiums and the positions ended up with a $20 loss, three weeks to go.

I will probably sell the TWST shares. I need to be consistent in my accounting/record keeping.

Well, Monday was an up day and I got greedy and held and so ended up down another 11.3%.

I'm being called to lunch so I will end this here.

On to week 6.

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