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I also want to mention I am currently soliciting @ron99 to do some futures.io (formerly BMT) webinars on options. Please encourage him

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@ Ron99,

Count me as one who would be interested in an options selling webinar!

I am currently selling weekly options on ES. I've been at it for 8 months and have been doing well with it.

Any opportunity I have to learn from those who have been doing it for as long as Ron99, I will jump at that!

Hope it happens.

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@ Ron99,

Count me as one who would be interested in an options selling webinar!

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Interesting. Front month CL, before today, was only down 0.39 for the year (settlements only).

91.82 on 12/31/12.
86.68 low
97.94 high
91.43 on 4/24/13.
11.26 difference between the low and the high.

Same range for 2012
98.83 on 12/30/11.
96.36 low
109.77 high
103.55 on 4/24/12.
13.41 difference between the low and the high.

Same range for 2011
91.38 on 12/31/10.
84.32 low
112.79 high
112.29 on 4/21/11.
28.47 difference between the low and the high.

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I only come to this thread about 20 times a day to see what pearls of wisdom Ron will drop next, so yes, I would definitely love to see a webinar.

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FYI There is a bid for 0.15 for KCU3 300C 50 times. Very good ROI. Very far OTM. I have put on quite a few.

.16 bid now

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Wow, huge moves on crude between yesterday and today; anybody looking at anything?

thanks

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CL margins dropping 10% on May 1st.

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@ Ron99,

Count me as one who would be interested in an options selling webinar!

I am currently selling weekly options on ES. I've been at it for 8 months and have been doing well with it.

Any opportunity I have to learn from those who have been doing it for as long as Ron99, I will jump at that!

Hope it happens.


a:

I have been considering selling on the weekly ES options also for some time. The videos that Ron posted a few weeks back on YouTube have sidetracked about 80% of my attention the ES. Any insight you have on your weekly selling strategy would be most appreciated...

Looking at the June contract....

My murky crystal ball sees a double top on the horizon with less volume and bearish divergence in the RSI..Pullbac on the way.....we'll see...

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Ron,

Can you use PC_SPAN to calculate/project what margin is likely to be on a position if there is an averse move against it?

This is just an example, not real...if I'm short 1 ES WK2 1500 put with an initial margin requirement at entry of $2,354 while ES is trading 1577...can I model what the margin requirement is likely to be on that same WK2 1500 put if ES is trading at 1550 in 3 days? Or at 1530 in 6 days?

Any information you can provide is appreciated.

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