NOV 2020: SAM $880 – $890 Bull Call Spread



Trade Structure

$880- $890 Call Spread

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Trade Rationale

NOV 2020: SAM $880 - $890 Call Spread - We already have a trade on SAM expiring 12/18. Today we got a second opportunity to enter another SAM trade for 1/15 expiration. If you have read the second edition of my book, I have described these post-earnings trades there and have mentioned how sometimes you get 2 opportunities to enter these trades. In this particular trade, SAM shot up after announcing great earnings. However, due to a 2nd lockdown news because to increasing COVID numbers, there was an extreme knee-jerk reaction and SAM dropped all the way down to $880ish which is a really great support level. These amazing trades don't come by often, but you do get these golden opportunities every now and then.

Trade Selection Criteria

Overall market movement

There is no extreme movement in Nasdaq. This was a post-earnings trade, so the regular market indicators are not as relevant. I have talked about these trades in the second edition of my book. 

No Earnings or Significant News

Earnings are behind us and were announced on 10/22

Bollinger Bands outside Keltner Channels

Bollinger bands are clearly outside the Keltner Channels.

RSI Analysis

Our regular indicators don’t apply to post-earnings trades

ADX Analysis

Our regular indicators don’t apply to post-earnings trades

Trade Analysis

Analysis will be updated when we close this trade.

Trade Outcome




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