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Financial Velociraptor is intended as entertainment and education.  Your head velociraptor “retired” early from the corporate grind at age 40 on 5OCT2012 to trade equities full time.  He loves his new life and wants to help as many people as possible break the shackles of ... more

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Monday Trades With Yields Up To 42.25%
My short puts in ITB expired out of the money over the weekend.
Monday Trades With Yields Up To 294%
ABBV has been recently known as a one-trick pony with substantially all profits coming from Humira. They have made moves to diversify with acquisition and have a nice pipeline of new drugs in Phase III trials.
New Hedge Royal Caribbean (RCL)
The cruise industry is beset by problems due to COVID-19.
Comcast (CMCSA) Spread With 372% Yield
Comcast is regularly voted the most hated corporation in America.
Roll GDXJ Up And Out
GDXJ is sort of running away from me as the price of gold and silver rally.
New Trades With Yields Up To 265%
With the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, it is clear an uptrend is in place.
Income Play – Bought PDI
I like PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund (PDI). The distribution has been stable and growing a tiny bit over a decade or so. The fund is also at roughly its inception price after taking a COVID-19 hit.
GDXJ Covered Call With Yield Up To 103.05%
I was assigned 200 shares of GDXJ over the weekend at 46 per share.
Roll VXX Puts 153% Yield
I hit my target price on my VXX puts.
Monday Trades With Yields Up To 110%
Re-establishing two expired positions.
Trades With Yields Up To 504%
I opened an in the money bull call spread on OKTA at the 160 and 165 strikes. With the 19JUN2020 expiry selected, the trade will be in force for about 39 days.
Getting Back In The Contango Trade
I’m getting back to my roots. VXX suffers from terminal “contango”.
Capitulating On Three Hedges
Sold long-dated puts on T, MCK, PTON.
Monday Trades With Yields Up To 1400%
Annaly (NLY) puts have treated me well. I
Adjusting Hedges
I am still waiting for the S&P to break above its 200 day moving average to get back into the VXX game.
Write Puts NLY 126.35% Yield
COVID-19 really did a number on my portfolio. If there is a silver lining, it is that high vol is making options premiums really plump.
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