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Trading Log

Account opened on Friday, March 19, 2010 with a Balance of $10,000.00. Initial Purchasing power $20,000.00:

2012 Trades:

March 23 (12:16 PM)

Bought back March 16th credit spreads for a profit of $354.00.
Sold 3 March 30 139 SPY credit spreads for $2.14 each.
Net profit for 2012 is $1,425.00.

March 19 — TWO YEAR PERFORMANCE REPORT:

Starting capital in 2010: $10,000.00
Current capital: $23,371.60

Percentage gain in two years: 133.7 %

March 16 (12:17 PM)

Bought back March 9 credit spreads for a loss of -$327.00.
Sold 3 March 23rd SPY 140 credit spreads for $1.77 each.

Sold 3 June SPY 136 calls for $7.36 each.
Bought 3 June SPY 141 calls for $4.11 each.

Net profit for 2012 is $1,071.00.

March 9 (12:10 PM)

Bought back March 2nd credit spreads for a profit of $345.00.
Sold 3 March 16 SPY 137 credit spreads for $2.29 each.
Net profit for 2012 is $1,395.00

March 2 (12:25 PM)

Bought back February 24th credit spreads for a profit of $258.00.
Sold 3 March 9 SPY 137 credit spreads for $2.05 each.
Net profit for 2012 is $1,050.00.

February 24 (12:22 PM)

Bought back February 17th credit spreads for a profit of $102.00.
Sold 3 March 2 SPY 136 credit spreads for $$2.19 each.
Net profit for 2012 is $792.00.

February 17 (12:10 PM)

Bought back February 10th credit spreads for a profit of $108.00.
Sold long-term April SPY spread for a net loss of $246.00.

Sold 3 February 24 SPY 136 credit spreads for $2.19 each.
Bought 3 June 136 SPY calls for $5.51 each.
Bought 3 June 136 SPY puts for $6.50 each. Total outlay on long term hedges is $3,543.00.
Net profit for 2012 is $690.00.

February 10 (12:17 PM)

Bought back February 3rd credit spread for a profit of $477.00.
Sold 3 Feb 135 SPY credit spreads for $2.34 each.
Net profit for 2012 is $828.00.

February 3 (3:15 PM)

Bought back January 27th credit spread for a loss of $330.00.
Net profit for 2012 is $351.00.

Sold 3 April SPY 131 calls for $6.03 each. Bought 3 April 134 calls for $4.06 each.

January 27 (12:20 PM)

Bought back January 20th credit spread for a profit of $450.00.
Net profit for 2012 is $681.00.

January 20 (12:10 PM)

Bought back (3) January 13th credit spread for a loss of $237.00.

Sold (3) April 128 calls for $6.77 each. Bought (3) April 130 calls for $4.79 each.

Net profit for this year is $231.00

January 13 (12:08 PM)

Bought back (3) January 13th credit spread for a profit of $468.
Sold (3) SPY Jan 128 credit spreads for $2.29 each.

January 6 (12:10 PM)

Sold (3) SPY Jan 13th 128 weekly credit spreads. Credit to account of $684.00.
Purchased (3) SPY April 128 spreads. Total outlay is $3,453.00.

2011 Trades:

October 19 (9:30 AM)

Expired: 40 VIX October 50 calls from the September 22 sale.
Expired: 40 VIX October 60 calls from the September 22 purchase. Net profit of $3,600.00. Cumulative profit is now $12,300.60.

September 22 (1:28 PM)

Sold 40 VIX October 50 calls for $1.70.
Bought 40 VIX October 60 calls for $0.80.

September 21 (9:30 AM)

Expired: 20 VIX September 27.50 puts from the August 17th purchase. Loss of $5,000.00.

Expired: 30 VIX September 37.50 calls from the September 14th sale. Profit of $3,000.00. Cumulative profit is now $8,700.60.

September 14 (12:05 PM)

Sold 30 VIX 37.50 calls for $1.25.
Bought 30 VIX 45 calls for $0.25.

August 19 (3:44 PM)

Sold 10 VIX September puts for $3.10. No gain. Cumulative profit remains $10,700.60.

August 18 (10:29 AM)

Bought 10 VIX September 30 puts for $3.10.

August 17 (10:00 AM)

Bought 20 VIX September 27.50 puts for $3.60.
Sold 10 VIX September 25 puts for $2.00.
Sold 10 VIX September 20 puts for $0.20. Total outlay is $5,000.00.

August 16 (10:34 AM)

Buy to cover 12 VIX August 25 calls at $7.60. Loss of $8,160.00.
Sold 12 VIX August 27.50 calls for 5.28. Profit of $5,736.00. Cumulative profit is now $10,700.60.

August 4 (3:42 PM)

Sold 1000 BZQ for $20.21. No gain. Cumulative profit remains $13,124.60.

July 26 (3:17 PM)

Bought 12 VIX August 27.50 calls for $0.50. Total outlay is $600.00.

July 20 (10:50 AM)

Sold 12 VIX August 25 calls for $0.80.

Expired: 10 VIX July 25 calls from the June 16th sale. Profit of $1,550.00. Cumulative profit is now $13,124.60.

June 16 (10:09 AM)

Sold 10 VIX July 25 calls for $1.55.

June 15 (9:30 AM)

Expired: 10 VIX June 21 calls. Profit of $250.00 from the June 13th sale.
Expired: 7 VIX June 20 calls. Profit of $2,100.00 from the April 15th sale. Cumulative profit is now $11,574.60.

June 13 (12:31 PM and 2:52 PM)

Sold 7 June 15 VIX calls for $4.10. Loss of $1,540.00. Cumulative profit is now $9,224.60.

Sold 10 June 21 VIX calls for $0.25.

May 18 (9:30 AM)

Expired: 10 VIX May 20 calls. Profit of $2,150.00 from the April 5th sale. Cumulative profit is now $10,764.60.

May 16 (2:38 PM)

Sold 10 VIX May 17 calls for $0.85. Loss of $2,850.00.
Sold 5 VIX May 16 calls for $1.55. Loss of $650.00. Cumulative profit is now $8,614.60.

April 20 (2:41 PM)

Bought 5 VIX May 16 calls for $2.85. Total outlay is $1425.00.

April 20 (9:30 AM)

Expired: 10 VIX April 20 calls. Profit of $650.00 from the April 8th sale. Cumulative profit is now $12,114.60.

April 15 (12:04 PM)

Bought 7 VIX June 15 calls for $6.30.
Sold 7 VIX June 20 calls for $3.00. Total outlay is $2,310.00.

April 12 (3:47 PM)

Bought back 20 VIX April 22.50 calls for $0.25. Profit of $340. Cumulative profit is now $11,464.60.

April 11 (10:31 AM)

Sold 20 VIX April 22.50 calls for $0.42.

April 8 (10:28 AM and 11:45 AM)

Bought back 5 VIX April 22.50 calls for $0.40.
Sold 5 VIX April 18 calls for $1.15. Net loss of $265.00. Cumulative profit is now $11,124.60.

Sold 10 VIX April 20 calls for $0.65.

April 5 (11:59 AM):

Sold 10 VIX May 20 calls for $2.15.

Bought back 10 VIX May 22.50 calls for $1.40. Profit of $150.00. Cumulative profit is now $11,389.60.

April 1 (10:37 AM):

Purchased 10 VIX May 17 calls for $3.70.
Sold 10 VIX May 22.50 calls for $1.55. Total outlay is $2,150.00.

March 25 (10:50 AM):

Purchased 5 VIX April 18 calls for $2.28.
Sold 5 VIX April 22.50 calls for $1.00. Total outlay is $640.00

March 18 (1:11 PM) (This represents the completion of one year of trades on this account!)

Sold 10 VIX April $25 puts for $3.60.
Bought back 10 VIX April $22.50 puts for $1.75. Net return is $1850.00. Profit on trade is $300.00. Cumulative profit is now $11,239.60.

March 16, 2011 (1:24 PM)

Bought 10 VIX April $25 puts for $3.20.
Sold 10 VIX April $22.50 puts for $1.20. Total outlay is $1550.

March 15 (4:00 PM)

Expired: 10 CBOE VIX (March $25) calls. Income of $500.00 recognized. Cumulative profit is now $10,939.60.

March 10 (10:22 AM)

Sold (naked) 10 CBOE VIX (March $25) calls for $0.50.

Sold 7 CBOE VIX (April $25) calls for $1.75. Profit $175.00.

Sold 5 CBOE VIX (May $25) calls for $2.53. Profit $215.00. Cumulative profit is now $10,439.60.

March 4 (3:29 PM)
Purchased 5 CBOE VIX (May $25) calls for $2.10. Total outlay is $1,050.00.

Purchased 7 CBOE VIX (April $25) calls for $1.50. Total outlay is $1,050.00

March 4 (3:25 PM)

Sold 5 CBOE VIX (April $20) calls for $3.00. Profit $500.00. Cumulative profit is now $10,049.60.

March 2 (9:53 AM)

Sold 8 CBOE VIX (March $22.50) calls for $1.25. Profit $40.00. Cumulative profit is now $9549.60.

February 18

Expired worthless: 5 BIDU Feb $105 puts. Net loss of $725.00. Cumulative profit is now $9,509.60.

February 8 (3:11 PM)

Purchased 5 CBOE VIX (April $20) calls for $2.00. Total outlay is $1,000.

February 1 (11:33 AM)

Purchased 8 CBOE VIX (March $22.50) calls for $1.20. Total outlay is $960.

January 31 (12:04 PM)

Bought 5 BIDU Feb $105 puts for $3.55.
Sold 5 BIDU Feb $100 puts for $1.90. Total outlay is $725.

January 27 (9:56 AM)

Sold 5 T Feb $28 puts for $0.46
Bought back 5 T Feb $27 puts for $0.15. Net return is $1,550. Profit on trade is $900. Cumulative prifit is now $10,234.60.

January 26 (3:47 PM)

Bought 5 T Feb $28 puts for $0.21.
Sold 5 T Feb $27 puts for $.08. Total outlay is $650.


January 18 (10:11 AM)

Sold 2 AAPL puts, Feb11 $350 for $$22.70.
Bought back 2 AAPL puts, Feb11 $330 for $11.17. Net return is $2,306.00. Profit on spread trade is $1,366. Cumulative profit is now $9,334.60

January 14 (3:43 PM)

Bought 2 AAPL puts, Feb11 $350 at $12.79.
Sold 2 AAPL puts, Feb11 $330 at $8.09. Total outlay is $940.

January 3  (1:52PM):

Sold 1000 shares of SVU for $9.71. Profit $1,020. Cumulative profit is now $7, 968.60.

2010 Trades: Between March 19 and December 31st, closed trades produced a 69.48% profit. Thirty-five trades were completed, and $350 in commissions were paid to TD Ameritrade. The $10,000 starting balance in March increased on closed trades to $16,948.60 for a 69% ROI over eight and a half months.

December 9 (1:05 PM)

Bought 1000 shares of SVU at $8.69

November 22 (11:01 AM)

Sold 1000 CPWM at $7.70. Profit $2, 350. Cumulative profit is now $7, 298.60

September 10 (9:32 AM)

Bought 1000 BZQ at $20.21.

September 1 (10:13 AM)

Sold 150 shares of SPY at $108.18. Profit of $486.00. Cumulative profit is now $4,948.60.

August 25 (10:50 AM)

Bought 150 shares SPY at $104.94.

August 25 (10:48 AM)

Sold 600 shares BZQ at $23.52. Profit of $180.00. Cumulative profit is now $4,462.60.

July 9 (9:52 AM)

Bought 600 shares of BZQ at $23.22.

July 8 (10:34 AM)

Sold 200 QLD for $54.34. Loss of $432.00. Cumulative profit is now $4,282.60

June 25 (9:46 AM)

Bought 200 shares of QLD at $56.50.

June 25 (9:44 AM)

Sold 400 shares of BZQ at $25.05. Profit $500.00. Cumulative profit is now $4,714.60.

June 16 (1:55 PM)

Bought 400 shares of BZQ at $23.80.

June 10 (3:32 PM)

Sold 200 shares QLD at $56.23. Profit $650.00. (6.1%) Cumulative profit is now $4,214.60.

June 10 (3:31 PM)

Sold 500 shares LOPE at $23.72. Loss of ($-440.00). (-3.6%) Cumulative profit to date is now $3564.60.

June 9 (3:52PM)

Bought 200 shares QLD at $52.98.

June 4 (11:11 AM)

Bought 1000 shares CPWM at $5.45.

June 4 (9:42 AM)

Bought 500 shares LOPE at 24.60.

May 27 (3:55 PM)

Sold 300 QLD at $58.23. Loss $(-276.00) (-1.6%). Cumulative profit is now $4,004.60.

May 26 (12:59 PM)

Sold 1000 MFN at $9.21. Profit $550.00. (6.4%). Cumulative profit is now $4,280.60.

May 20 (3:52 PM)

Bought 1000 MFN at $8.66.

May 19 (3:57 PM)

Bought 300 shares QLD at $59.15.

May 19 (3:55 PM)

Covered 1000 shares MFN at $9.15. Profit $720.00. (7.3%) Cumulative profit is now $3,730.60.

May 17 (12:03 PM)

Sold 300 SDS at $33.00. Profit $768.00. (8.4%). Cumulative profit is now $3,010.60.

May 13 (9:37 AM)

Sold short 1000 shares of MFN at $9.87.

May 13 (9:36 AM)

Bought 300 shares of SDS at $30.44.

May 12 (3:55 PM)

Sold 250 shares QLD at $66.02. Profit $215.00. (1.3%) Cumulative profit is now $2,242.60.

May 5 (3:56 PM)

Bought 250 shares QLD at $65.16.

April 28 (9:46 AM)

Sold 100 POT at $107.67. Loss ($-104.00).(-1.0%) Cumulative profit is now $2027.60.

April 20 (9:34 AM)

Bought 100 POT at $108.71.

April 16 (3:34 PM)

Covered 180 SPY at $119.32. Profit $291.60. (1.3%). Cumulative profit is now $2,131.60.

April 15 (9:37 AM)

Sold short 180 SPY at $120.94.

April 13 (10:57 AM)

Sold 500 LOPE at $27.94. Profit $1,090.00 (8.5%). Cumulative profit is now $1,840.00.

April 9 (10:23 AM)

Bought 500 LOPE at $25.76.

March 26 (12:29 PM)

Sold 1000 SCO at $13.40. Profit $750.00 (5.9%).

March 19 (9:33 AM):

Bought 1000 SCO at $12.65.