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Selling Options on Futures?

Old April 21st, 2013, 06:23 PM   #1401 (permalink)
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I'm baaaack....

She said yes....

Lucky you!! Congrats

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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:25 PM   #1402 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone

Ron was that you that sold 30 JUNE120 CL calls????

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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:46 PM   #1403 (permalink)
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Here's a good link to an article on CNBC. Looks like net longs increased in /GC futures and /NG futures and fell in /CL and gasoline

Hedge Funds Show: We Aren't Afraid of No Gold

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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:47 PM   #1404 (permalink)
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Congrats Opts !!!

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Old April 21st, 2013, 10:48 PM   #1405 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone

Ron was that you that sold 30 JUNE120 CL calls????


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Old April 22nd, 2013, 01:45 PM   #1406 (permalink)
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Here's a good link to an article on CNBC. Looks like net longs increased in /GC futures and /NG futures and fell in /CL and gasoline

Hedge Funds Show: We Aren't Afraid of No Gold

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This shows the problem with a weekly report. Whoever sold the heck out of GC on Friday probably took their profit on Monday pm or Tuesday so the report from Tuesday pm doesn't show who sold it. We needed a report from Friday pm.

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Old April 22nd, 2013, 02:08 PM   #1407 (permalink)
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Headline

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Previously Owned U.S. Home Sales Unexpectedly Fell in March

Here is what it should have said

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Previously Owned U.S. Single-Family Home Sales Still Strong. Up 9.1% YoY and Median Prices Up 12.1% YoY

The 0.2% MoM drop was within the margin of error and adjustment that could happen next month.

Also cold US weather in March probably reduced buyers going out to look at homes.

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Old April 23rd, 2013, 12:30 PM   #1408 (permalink)
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Quoting 
DJ MARKET TALK: Brazil Crop Could Be Bitter Pill for Coffee Bulls

10:45 EDT - There's not much heat left in the coffee market in the next 12
months, according to Goldman Sachs. The bank lowered its 3-, 6-, and 12-month
forecasts for ICE arabica coffee to $1.45/lb, from $1.55, $1.65 and $1.75,
citing an expected large crop out of Brazil this year. That crop will likely
offset the effects of Central America's outbreak of leaf-rust disease, says the
bank.

Too bad they didn't release this before KC dropped 4.50.

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Old April 23rd, 2013, 02:39 PM   #1409 (permalink)
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NEW YORK--U.S. stocks plunged Tuesday afternoon, and quickly recovered.

Stocks briefly erased a 125-point gain after a tweet from the Associated
Press Twitter account erroneously claimed that there were two explosions in the
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Old April 23rd, 2013, 06:47 PM   #1410 (permalink)
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Can you please clarify your monthly ROI formula for me? The formula you posed earlier was
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option premium-fees / (IM*.65*2.4) / DTE *30

First of all did you mean
  1. option premium - fees / (IM*.65*2.4) / DTE *30
  2. (option premium - fees) / (IM*.65*2.4) / DTE *30
The first is the one that makes sense to me mathematically.

Secondly, is DTE * 30 suppose to have its own parenthesis? Or is the entire equation multiplied by 30.
  1. ((option premium - fees) / (IM*.65*2.4) / DTE) *30
  2. (option premium - fees) / (IM*.65*2.4) / (DTE *30)

Third, where did you get the constants you multiply by the initial margin (IM): 0.65 and 2.4? Do they have any meaning?

Lastly, the units of the final result: is it in percent (%)? If the equation returns "1.0". Is the result 100% or 1%?

Thanks in advance.

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