1 - Options Trades as Long Term Investments

Martin Mansour

Multi-Part Options Trades. My personal positions & investments.
Get a Price Discount & Reduce Risk -- by combining options and selling some premium.
Options Income Trades - Short Strangles on SPX (/ES futures) when volatility spikes; Lately have been selling premium in the Bond Futures (ZB), Gold (GC) & Oil (CL) because they're less correlated to stocks.
Market Breadth: McClellan Oscillator, Summation Index; $VIX , Put-Call Ratio, Advance-Decline, $TICK, $TRIN.
** FUTURES -- selling premium (short options for income) in Bonds ZB: and Crude Oil CL; some tail-risk hedges are in place.
PORTFOLIO HEDGE: Dec 16, 2017: 1 of these per $27,000 of SPY equivalent portfolio exposure
SPY: http://postmyimage.com/img2/856_Atomic_Hedge_Variation_Call_sp.png
QQQ: http://postmyimage.com/img2/243_Atomic_Hedge_QQQ_2017_Dec_18.png
**Recent Trades:
1/05: BTO EDU Feb 95-100Call Spd @ 2.55; added long deltas to crude oil short strangles.
1/02: SoldtoOpen: NQ 6300 and 6400Puts; Bought KWEB calls, and Sold puts (to open);
BTO AAPL Feb 145C; BTO SBUX June 50C.

12/17: Long 'NOB' Treasury bond spread: Bought Notes /ZN (10 YEAR); Sold Bonds /ZB (30 YEAR)
12/18 Closed NOB spread

12/14-15: closed lots of positions:
GOOGL short put spd, SHOP short put spd, JWN long call spd, NTES long call spd, MDT long call, SPWR short put,

Dec 12th: EXITed Bond spread trade pre-FED announcement

Dec 7th: New Positions:
KWEB: (CHINA ETF: TenCent 12%, BABA 10%, BIDU 10%, JD 6% )
BTO Jan 51C @ 5.4
BTO Feb 51C @ 6.1
STO 56/48 Put Spd @ 1.95

REG: Combo: BTO Jan 45C; STO 46P @ .05
IRA: Ratio: BTO 44C (x2) ; STO 47/42 put spd (x1) @ 42.37

Managing existing positions:
SKX Jan 26.67 short puts @ .05
BX Dec short puts
VNQ Jan short put spd
IYR Jan short put spd
LULU Jan long 77.5C @ 1.47
NQ 6300 short put @ 30.00

BX Feb 33 short Put
NQ STO DecWk4 6300P @ 43.50
lots of CL crude oil - closing some Jan expiry (Feb); opening some Feb expiry (Mar)

STO RUT Feb 14

! .AAPL - Weekly (linear) - choppy uptrend

August 2016: Apple is picking up. Broke RED DownTrend line.

Looking for Weekly MACD to cross >0; Slow STO 60 TO CROSS >50 for longer term signals.

9/15: Both of the above signals fired LONG

! .AAPL - Weekly (LOG Chart) - Weekly Buy Signal

Sep. '16: multiple Buy signals
August 2016: +DI CROSS !
Dec 14: AAPL struggling to get a 'bid'.
Nov 3: We're hitting the major Trendline from Below. this is a resistance area.
Aug 12: Held the uptrend (114-115 level) after testing below 110 this morning.
Aug 24th: Current support @ 92.

! Multi Indexes - Daily

! Multi Indexes - Weekly

!$spx - Monthly; PMO timing signal

!. AAPL - Weekly MA-EMA 52 Signal

Aug 17, 2016: close to an upward cross. Buy the next dip

!.AAPL - .Daily, January Gap (113-114); & Fib Retracements

Aug 4th: today AAPL tried to bounce off the January GAP area. 61.8 Fibanacci just above.
Aug 5th: short term resistance is at 117.5, which was Tuesday's opening price. (Lots of people wish they had sold there, so it becomes resistance).
** Resistance zones are based on Psychology: 'I wish I had sold there_________' 'I want my money back if it gets back up there ________'.

!.AAPL - 2 Hour: short term resistance & FIBS

!.AAPL - Weekly - 10-34 Signal; Aug. 2016: MACD has crossed > 0 ; positive +DI cross

August 2016: Weekly +DI Cross; 10-34 > Zero
Buy the next pullback

!Dow Industrials - hit the 38% Fib Retracement; corrrected 16.6%

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