Weekly Sample Portfolio Update - Week 18

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Hi Steemians,

here is my weekly sample portfolio update for Friday, May 3rd 2019.

Rolling XOP June Strangle into a Straddle

On Wednesday, May 1st 2019, my short put got hit, so I rolled my call down into a straddle.
01. Rolling down call in XOP - $1.27 credit - 01.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

I collected a credit of $1.27 for the roll, so my overall credit for this position is now $2.48.

01. XOP Straddle - down 20 cents - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

My profit target for this position hasn't changed. Is still 50 cents.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for $1.98 or at 21 DTE.
At the moment this position is down 20 cents ($20 per one lot).

IWM June Strangle

02. IWM strangle - down 6 cents - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

On Monday, April 22nd, 2019 I sold this strangle for a credit of $3.13.
My profit target for this position is $1.50.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for $1.63 or at 21 DTE.
At the moment this position is down 6 cents ($6 per one lot).

IWM June Short Straddle

03. IWM Straddle - down $4.47 - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

My overall credit for this position is now $6.13.
At the moment this position is down $4.47 ($447 per one lot).

QQQ June Covered Put

04. QQQ Covered Put - down $29.42 - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

My basis of this position is now $163.32.
At the moment I'm down $29.42 ($2,942).
So I have a lot of puts to sell against this position, until I'm back to even.

TLT June Strangle

05. TLT STrangle - up 37 cents - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

On Wednesday, April 24th 2019, I sold this strangle for a credit of $1.45.
My profit target for this position is 70 cents.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for 75 cents or at 21 DTE.
At the moment this position is up 37 cents ($37 per one lot).

SPY June Straddle

06. SPY Straddle - down $4.44 - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

My overall credit for this short straddle is $9.51.
At the moment this position is down $4.44 ($444 per one lot).

GLD June Strangle

07. GLD Strangle - up 38 cents - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

On Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, I sold this strangle for a credit of $1.55.
My profit target for this position is 70 cents.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for 85 cents or at 21 DTE.
At the moment this position is up 38 cents ($38 per one lot).

FXE June Straddle

08. FXE Straddle - up 18 cents - 03.05.2019 .png

source:tastyworks

On Thursday, April 25th 2019, I sold this straddle for a credit of $2.10.
My profit target for this position is 40 cents.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for $1.70 or at 21 DTE.
At the moment this position is up 18 cents ($18 per one lot).

SPY Classic Put Diagonal

09. SPY Put Diagonal - up 26 cents - 03.05.2019.png

source:tastyworks

On Thursday, April 25th 2019, I bought this diagonal for a debit of $1.70.
My profit target for this position is 51 cents.
So I'm going to close this position, when it trades for $2.21 or when the front month put expires.
At the moment this position is up 26 cents ($26 per one lot).

Books Update

My books have been going great lately.
Thanks to all who bought a copy.
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The first book is still available for a huge discount on Google Play, so buy as long as it is still cheap.
You can also buy it for $19.99 on iTunes, Amazon or Barnes and Nobel.
Thanks to all my readers for buying it.
If you like it, you would do me a great favor by writing a short review on amazon.


My second book is available for $5.99 on Amazon, Google and on Apple.
Thanks to all my readers for buying it.
If you like it, you would do me a great favor by writing a short review on amazon.
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New Interview with 10minutestocktrader.com

I was interviewed for the second time by the host of 10minutestocktrader.com Chris Uhl two weeks ago.
We had some big announcement to make.

Chris Uhl is a great host and I highly recommend subscribing to his channel.
He is now even on steemit.
His handle is @tenminutetrading.

Forbes Article

Ten weeks ago author John Tamny quoted me in Forbes Magazine.
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So please check out the article if you haven't already done so.

Happy Weekend!
Stephan Haller

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