Recent Trades

Below are trade examples that have been discussed on the site. The trades are in green, with the stock price reference from when it appeared on the site in parentheses. The dates on the trades are hyperlinks to the original post. Updates to the trade since it was first put on are below the original trade. Click on linked dates to read more about the trades.

By Dan

Trade: IWM ($122.85) Buy to open May 120/115/110 Put Butterfly for .55

-Buy to open 1 May 120 put for 2.05

-Sell to open 2 May 115 puts at 1.00 each or 2.00 total

-Buy to open 1 May 110 put for .50


By Dan

TRADE: XLP ($48.46) Bought May 48/46 Put Spread for .50

-Buy to open 1 May 48 put for .82

-Sell to open 1 May 46 put at .32


By Dan

Trade: M ($64) Buy to Open April / May 65 Call Calendar for .95

-Sell to open April 65 call at 1.00

-Buy to open May 65 call for 1.95


By Dan and CC

TRADE:  JPM ($60.55) Buy to April 60/55 Put Spread for 1.20

-Buy 1 April 60 put for 1.55

-Sell 1 April 55 puts at .35


1:37 pm EDT – March 6, 2015 By Dan

TRADE: XHB ($35.50) Buy the April 35 /32 put spread for .65

-Buy 1 April 35 put for .80

-Sell 1 April 32 put at .15


12:29 pm EST – March 4, 2015 By Dan

Trade: CTRP ($45.99) Bought March 45 puts for 1.95

By CC

ACTION – Sold to close the CTRP (45.50) March 45 puts at 1.85 for a 10c loss

1:38 pm EST – February 27, 2015 By Dan

TRADE: QQQ ($109) Buy to Open May 108 / 98 Put Spread for 2.00

-Buy to open 1 May 108 put for 2.70

-Sell to open 1 May 98 put at .70


By Dan

TRADE: Macy’s ($63.25) Buy to Open March 65/67.50 call spread for 60 cents

-Buy 1 March 65 call for .90

-Sell 1 March 67.50 call at .30


By Dan

TRADE: MU ($31.75) Bought the April 31/26 put spread for 1.30

-Bought to Open 1 MU April 31 put for 1.68

-Sold to Open 1 MU April 26 put at .38

1:26 pm EDT – March 10, 2015 By Dan

Action: MU ($27.75) Sold to close April 31/26 Put Spread at 2.85 for a 1.55 profit.

By Dan

TRADE: MSFT ($43) Bought the March 44/46 call spread for .34

-Bought to open 1 March 44 call for .44

-Sold to open 1 March 46 call at .10

By Dan

ACTION: Sell to Close MSFT ($43.85) March 44/46 call spread at .48 for a 14 cent gain.

By Dan

TRADE: KO ($42.55) Buy to open March 42/40 Put Spread for 50 cents

-Buy to open 1 March 42 put for .72

-Sell to open 1 March 40 at .22


By Dan

TRADE: $XLF ($24.05) Buy to Open March 13th weekly 24/22.50 put spread for 35 cents

-Buy to open 1 March 13th weekly 24 put for .45

-Sell to open 1 March 13th weekly 22.50 put at .10


By Dan

TRADE: DIS ($92.05) Buy Feb 92.50 / 87.50 Put spread for 1.50

-Buy 1 Feb 92.50 put for 2.10

-Sell 1 Feb 87.50 Put at .60

Expired Worthless


By Dan

TRADE:  YUM ($72.75) Bought Feb 72.50 puts for 2.05

10:22 am EST – February 2, 2015

Action: YUM ($71.10) Sell to open 1 Feb 68 Put at 1.05 to open
New Position: YUM ($71.10) Long Feb 72.50 / 68 put spread for 1.00

By Dan

AAPL ($117.75) Bought Feb 117/107 put spread for 2.50

-Buy to open 1 Feb 117 put for 3.05

-Sold to open 1 Feb 107 put at .55

By Dan

Action: Sell to Close AAPL ($120) Feb 117 / 107 put spread at 1.20 for a $1 loss

By Dan

TRADE: PG ($89.30) Bought Feb 89/85 put spread for $1

– Bought to open 1 Feb 89 put for 1.30

– Sold to open 1 Feb 85 put at .30

By Dan

Action: Sell to close PG ($86.70) Feb 89/85 put spread at $2.00 for $1.00 profit

By Dan

TRADE:  BABA ($104) Buy Feb /  March 95 Put Spread for 1.00

-Sell to Open 1 Feb 95 put at 1.00

-Buy to Open 1 March 95 put for 2.00

By Dan 

ACTION – Sold to close the BABA ($89)  Feb /  March 95 Put Spread at 1.10 for a ten cent gain

By Dan

TRADE: UAL ($71) Bought to Open Feb 70 / 62.50 Put Spread for 2.20

-Bought 1 Feb 70 Put for 3.00

-Sold 1 Feb 62.50 Put at .80

By Dan

Action: Sell to Close UAL ($66.06) Feb 70/62.50 Put Spread at 3.79 for a $1.50 gain.

By Dan and CC 

TRADE: TLT ($133.70) Bought to Open March 130/120 Put Spread for $2.00

– Bought to open the March 130 put for 2.30

– Sold to open the March 120 put at .30

By CC and Dan

ACTION – Sold to close the TLT ($136.50) March 130/120 put spread at .90 for a 1.10 loss

By Dan

TRADE:  BBRY ($10.20) Bought June 11 / 15 Call Spread for .75

-Bought 1 June 11 Call for 1.10

-Sold 1 June 15 call at .35


By Dan

Trade: AAPL ($110.55) Buy to Open Jan23rd weekly 110/105 Put Spread for 1.30

-Buy to open 1 Jan23rd 110 put for 1.90

-Sell to open 1 Jan23rd 105 put at .60

By CC

ACTION – Sold to close the AAPL (106.30)  Jan23rd weekly 110/105 Put Spread at $2.80 for a 1.50 profit

By Dan

Bought TWTR at $37.60

By Dan

Trade: Against 100 shares of TWTR long $40: Buy Feb 6th weekly 37.50 / June 52.50 collar for even $

By Dan

Action: TWTR Sell to Close 100 Shares* of stock at $47.20 for a a $9.60 gain and buy to close 1 June 52.50 call for $3.10 to close, netting a $6.50 gain of 17% in less than month.

By Dan

TRADE – Buy the TSLA ($217.50) Feb 210/180/150 put fly for $5.00

– Buy 1 Feb 210 put for $11.00

– Sell 2 Feb 180 puts at $3.50 each for a of $7.00 total

– Buy 1 Feb 150 put for $1.00

By Dan

Action: Sold to Close 1/2 position -TSLA ($193.30) Feb 210/180/150 put fly at 10.00 for a $5 profit

By CC and Dan

ACTION – Sold to close balance of TSLA ($201.50) Feb 210/180/150 put fly at 9.00 for a $4 profit and 4.50 average profit