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Results: Recommendation History - as of May 27, 2015

Updated on May 27, 2015

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History of Recommendations - Success is 50% profit and Failure is 100% loss at expiration.

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Closed Positions  
   
   
   
   
Open Positions  
   
   
 
Total
116
 
Success
55
Failure
3
 
Positive:
17
Negative:
41
Date
Source (Tech or Mkt)
Stock
Stock Price
Option Type
Exp Month
Strike Price
Option Price at Time
Option Price at Date of Success
Date of Success
Success or Failure
Current Price (if open)
POS or NEG (if Open)
5/27
Tech
CAT
$87.92
CALL
JUL
$90
$1.34
 
 
 
$87.92
NEG
5/27
Tech
CELG
$116.02
CALL
JUL
$115
$5.05
 
 
 
$116.02
NEG
5/27
Tech
FB
$80.55
CALL
JUL
$80
$2.95
 
 
 
$80.55
NEG
5/27
Tech
VZ
$49.57
PUT
JUL
$49
$0.88
 
 
 
$49.57
NEG
5/26
Tech
CELG
$114.46
PUT
JUL
$115
$4.85
 
 
 
$116.02
NEG
5/26
Tech
FB
$79.34
PUT
JUL
$80
$3.10
 
 
 
$80.55
NEG
5/26
Tech
NFLX
$615.95
CALL
JUL
$615
$35.50
 
 
 
$629.00
POS
5/26
Tech
NFLX
$615.95
PUT
JUL
$615
$34.30
 
 
 
$629.00
NEG
5/26
Tech
VZ
$49.42
PUT
JUL
$49
$0.99
 
 
 
$49.57
NEG
5/22
Mkt
SPY
$212.99
PUT
JUL
$212
$3.82
 
 
 
$212.70
POS
5/22
Mkt
MSFT
$46.90
PUT
JUL
$47
$1.37
 
 
 
$47.61
NEG
5/22
Mkt
NSC
$95.53
PUT
JUL
$95
$2.60
 
 
 
$94.83
POS
5/22
Tech
ADSK
$56.39
PUT
JUL
$55
$1.36
$2.10
5/26/2015
Success
 
 
5/22
Tech
JPM
$66.47
CALL
JUL
$67.5
$1.17
 
 
 
$66.47
NEG
5/22
Tech
NFLX
$621.87
PUT
JUL
$620
$34.75
 
 
 
$629.00
NEG
5/21
Tech
CAT
$89.33
CALL
JUN
$90
$1.33
 
 
 
$87.92
NEG
5/20
Tech
ABC
$114.71
CALL
JUN
$115
$2.10
 
 
 
$113.59
NEG
5/20
Tech
CELG
$116.86
CALL
JUN
$120
$1.67
 
 
 
$116.02
NEG
5/20
Tech
SWKS
$103.74
CALL
JUN
$105
$3.00
$5.60
5/27/2015
Success
 
 
5/19
Tech
ABC
$115.11
CALL
JUN
$115
$2.40
 
 
 
$113.59
NEG
5/19
Tech
ADSK
$57.52
PUT
JUN
$57.5
$2.15
$3.75
5/26/2015
Success
 
 
5/19
Tech
AXP
$81.36
CALL
JUN
$80
$2.28
 
 
 
$80.11
NEG
5/19
Tech
CAT
$87.24
CALL
JUN
$87.5
$1.55
$2.89
5/21/2015
Success
 
 
5/19
Tech
CAT
$87.24
PUT
JUN
$87.5
$1.81
 
 
 
$87.92
NEG
5/19
Tech
VRX
$227.65
CALL
JUN
$230
$6.30
$10.20
5/21/2015
Success
 
 
5/18
Tech
AAPL
$130.19
CALL
JUN
$130
$2.92
$4.49
5/22/2015
Success
 
 
5/18
Tech
AXP
$80.17
CALL
JUN
$80
$1.27
$2.28
5/19/2015
Success
 
 
5/18
Tech
CELG
$116.37
CALL
JUN
$116
$3.05
 
 
 
$116.02
NEG
5/18
Tech
GS
$204.66
CALL
JUN
$205
$4.30
$7.00
5/19/2015
Success
 
 
5/18
Tech
JPM
$66.42
CALL
JUN
$67
$1.40
 
 
 
$66.47
POS
5/18
Tech
NFLX
$617.87
CALL
JUN
$620
$21.35
 
 
 
$629.00
POS
5/18
Tech
SWKS
$103.03
CALL
JUN
$105
$4.70
 
 
 
$108.63
POS
5/15
Mkt
CXO
$115.84
PUT
JUN
$115
$4.30
 
 
 
$118.52
NEG
5/15
Mkt
UNP
$103.83
PUT
JUN
$105
$3.40
 
 
 
$102.62
POS
5/15
Mkt
HOG
$55.69
PUT
JUN
$55
$1.13
$1.85
5/26/2015
Success
 
 
5/15
Mkt
GMCR
$94.26
PUT
JUN
$95
$3.90
$6.25
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/15
Tech
FB
$80.42
PUT
JUN
$80
$1.89
$3.20
5/26/2015
Success
 
 
5/15
Tech
SWKS
$97.56
PUT
JUN
$95
$2.40
 
 
 
$108.63
NEG
5/14
Tech
AAPL
$128.95
CALL
JUN
$130
$2.98
$4.49
5/22/2015
Success
 
 
5/14
Tech
FB
$81.37
CALL
JUN
$80
$2.99
 
 
 
$80.55
NEG
5/14
Tech
AXP
$80.75
CALL
JUN
$80
$1.98
 
 
 
$80.11
NEG
5/14
Tech
SWKS
$98.48
PUT
JUN
$95
$2.15
 
 
 
$108.63
NEG
5/14
Tech
ADSK
$58.98
CALL
JUN
$60
$2.06
 
 
 
$55.49
NEG
5/14
Tech
AAPL
$126.01
CALL
JUN
$130
$1.93
$3.22
5/15/2015
Success
 
 
5/13
Tech
CAT
$88.44
CALL
JUN
$90
$1.31
 
 
 
$87.92
NEG
5/13
Tech
JPM
$65.52
CALL
JUN
$65
$1.66
$2.55
5/19/2015
Success
 
 
5/13
Tech
SWKS
$96.65
CALL
JUN
$100
$2.30
$5.88
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/13
Tech
VRX
$219.90
PUT
JUN
$210
$5.10
 
 
 
$239.12
NEG
5/13
Tech
NFLX
$580.11
CALL
JUN
$580
$21.10
$46.10
5/15/2015
Success
 
 
5/13
Tech
ADSK
$58.69
CALL
JUN
$60
$1.95
 
 
 
$55.49
NEG
5/12
Tech
FB
$77.46
CALL
JUN
$80
$1.25
$3.20
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/12
Tech
AXP
$79.08
PUT
JUN
$80
$1.25
 
 
 
$80.11
NEG
5/12
Tech
V
$68.69
CALL
JUN
$70
$1.00
$1.50
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/12
Tech
CELG
$113.58
CALL
JUN
$115
$3.25
 
 
 
$116.02
POS
5/12
Tech
NFLX
$583.64
CALL
JUN
$580
$18.45
$45.66
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/12
Tech
ADSK
$56.80
CALL
JUN
$57.5
$2.12
$3.20
5/13/2015
Success
 
 
5/11
Tech
ABC
$114.91
CALL
JUN
$115
$2.60
 
 
 
$113.59
NEG
5/11
Tech
SWKS
$97.16
PUT
JUN
$95
$2.95
 
 
 
$108.63
NEG
5/11
Tech
CELG
$113.40
CALL
JUN
$115
$3.20
 
 
 
$116.02
POS
5/8
Mkt
CERN
$68.02
PUT
JUN
$65
$0.70
$1.25
5/11/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Mkt
LBTYA
$50.41
PUT
JUN
$50
$0.95
$1.70
5/12/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
AAPL
$127.62
CALL
JUN
$130
$2.80
$4.49
5/22/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
FB
$78.51
PUT
JUN
$75
$1.04
 
 
 
$80.55
NEG
5/8
Tech
ABC
$115.30
CALL
JUN
$115
$2.80
 
 
 
$113.59
NEG
5/8
Tech
BA
$145.46
CALL
JUN
$145
$3.95
 
 
 
$143.00
NEG
5/8
Tech
AXP
$78.98
CALL
JUN
$80
$1.22
$2.05
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
CAT
$87.31
CALL
JUN
$90
$1.08
$1.73
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
GS
$200.50
CALL
JUN
$200
$4.60
$7.00
5/19/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
V
$69.47
CALL
JUN
$70
$1.52
 
 
 
$69.49
POS
5/8
Tech
SWKS
$97.71
CALL
JUN
$100
$3.00
$5.88
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/8
Tech
VRX
$221.88
CALL
JUN
$220
$11.10
$20.25
5/22/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
AAPL
$125.26
CALL
JUN
$125
$4.40
$7.35
5/21/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
FB
$78.43
CALL
JUN
$80
$1.85
$3.20
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
GS
$197.39
CALL
JUN
$200
$3.50
$5.40
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
V
$66.58
CALL
JUN
$67.5
$1.23
$3.25
5/8/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
SWKS
$97.07
CALL
JUN
$100
$3.00
$5.88
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/7
Tech
VRX
$218.25
PUT
JUN
$200
$4.10
 
 
 
$239.12
NEG
5/7
Tech
CELG
$112.01
CALL
JUN
$115
$3.15
 
 
 
$116.02
POS
5/7
Tech
NFLX
$565.24
CALL
JUN
$570
$18.15
$31.95
5/11/2015
Success
 
 
5/6
Tech
NFLX
$560.54
CALL
JUN
$560
$21.25
$42.20
5/11/2015
Success
 
 
5/5
Tech
SWKS
$94.63
PUT
JUN
$95
$4.30
 
 
 
$108.63
NEG
5/4
Tech
AAPL
$128.70
CALL
JUN
$130
$3.50
 
 
 
$132.05
POS
5/4
Tech
ABC
$115.25
CALL
JUN
$115
$3.30
 
 
 
$113.59
NEG
5/4
Tech
CAT
$87.30
CALL
JUN
$90
$1.17
$1.76
5/11/2015
Success
 
 
5/4
Tech
JPM
$64.72
CALL
JUN
$65
$1.36
$2.13
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
5/4
Tech
SWKS
$99.11
CALL
JUN
$100
$4.00
$6.30
5/19/2015
Success
 
 
5/3
Mkt
AAPL
$128.95
CALL
JUN
$130
$4.00
 
 
 
$132.05
POS
5/3
Mkt
LYB
$104.50
CALL
JUN
$105
$3.20
 
 
 
$101.34
NEG
5/1
Tech
AAPL
$128.95
CALL
JUN
$130
$4.00
 
 
 
$132.05
POS
5/1
Tech
GS
$197.53
CALL
JUN
$200
$3.55
$5.40
5/14/2015
Success
 
 
5/1
Tech
SWKS
$98.30
CALL
JUN
$100
$3.80
$5.88
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
Goal for each recommendation is a 50% profit. Generally, a 3-5% move in the stock price is needed to achieve this goal.

History continued...

 
 
 
 
 
Closed Positions
 
 
 
 
Open Positions
 
 
 
Total
112
 
Success
54
Failure
3
 
Positive:
15
Negative:
40
Date
Source (Tech or Mkt)
Stock
Stock Price
Option Type
Exp Month
Strike Price
Option Price at Time
Option Price at Date of Success
Date of Success
Success or Failure
Current Price (if open)
POS or NEG (if Open)
4/30
Tech
FB
$78.77
CALL
JUN
$80
$2.26
 
 
 
$79.34
POS
4/30
Tech
ABC
$114.30
CALL
JUN
$115
$3.00
 
 
 
$113.00
NEG
4/30
Tech
AXP
$77.45
CALL
JUN
$80
$0.88
$1.50
5/8/2015
Success
 
 
4/30
Tech
CAT
$86.88
CALL
JUN
$87.5
$2.10
$3.20
5/11/2015
Success
 
 
4/30
Tech
VRX
$216.93
CALL
JUN
$220
$9.20
$13.80
5/4/2015
Success
 
 
4/30
Tech
CELG
$108.06
CALL
JUN
$110
$4.75
$7.25
5/15/2015
Success
 
 
4/29
Tech
AAPL
$128.64
CALL
JUN
$130
$3.90
 
 
 
$129.62
POS
4/29
Tech
JPM
$63.60
CALL
JUN
$65
$0.89
$1.36
5/4/2015
Success
 
 
4/29
Tech
SWKS
$93.59
CALL
JUN
$95
$5.40
$9.61
5/18/2015
Success
 
 
4/29
Tech
VRX
$214.06
CALL
JUN
$220
$7.80
$11.38
4/30/2015
Success
 
 
4/29
Tech
ADSK
$59.54
CALL
JUN
$60
$2.41
 
 
 
$55.09
NEG
4/28
Tech
AAPL
$130.56
CALL
JUN
$130
$5.00
 
 
 
$129.62
NEG
4/28
Tech
MSFT
$49.16
CALL
JUN
$50
$0.84
 
 
 
$46.59
NEG
4/28
Tech
VRX
$205.46
CALL
JUN
$200
$15.20
$32.00
4/30/2015
Success
 
 
4/28
Tech
SWKS
$91.80
CALL
JUN
$90
$5.10
$8.00
4/29/2015
Success
 
 
4/28
Tech
CELG
$112.39
PUT
JUN
$110
$4.80
 
 
 
$114.46
NEG
4/28
Tech
ADSK
$60.40
PUT
JUN
$60
$2.50
$4.70
4/30/2015
Success
 
 
4/27
Mkt
SWKS
95.77
CALL
MAY
$95
$4.30
$6.50
5/4/2015
Success
 
 
4/27
Mkt
AAPL
$132.84
CALL
MAY
$135
$3.20
$4.80
4/28/2015
Success
 
 
4/22
Mkt
AAPL
$126.91
CALL
MAY
$130
$2.62
$5.80
4/27/2015
Success
 
 
4/5
Mkt
MSFT
$40.29
PUT
MAY
$40
$1.18
 
5/15/2015
Failure
 
 
4/5
Mkt
XOM
$84.30
PUT
MAY
$85
$2.81
 
5/15/2015
Failure
 
 
4/2
Mkt
JPM
$60.52
CALL
MAY
$60
$1.96
$3.00
4/14/2015
Success
 
 
3/28
Mkt
BA
$148.85
PUT
MAY
$150
$5.90
$9.57
5/7/2015
Success
 
 
3/28
Mkt
MSFT
$40.97
PUT
MAY
$41
$1.33
 
5/15/2015
Failure
 
 

Chart Information:

Positive or Negative refers to the stock price today relative to the stock price on the date recommendation was made. This does not take into account the changes in option prices as there are many variables affecting the option price (including: time deterioration, change in volatility, relationship to strike price, etc...).

For CALLS, if the stock price is above the stock price on the date recommended, then it would be POS.

For PUTS, if the stock price is below the stock price on the date recommended, then it would be POS.

Each new recommendation will start as a NEG as the price is NOT above the price recommended (this also reflects the reality that there is a difference between Bid and ASK prices that must be overcome on each purchase before a trade becomes profitable).

History Reported Here

For this history, I have only included those recommendations made through the HubPages blog (so only those from March 28, 2015, forward).

Table limit is 100 Rows, so history is reported in multiple tables.

Selection Strategy - Expiration

In general, most selections are for an option contract that does not expire for at least 4 weeks. By choosing an expiration at least 4 weeks out, you will pay more for the option than if you select an expiration that is closer in time. However, by choosing an expiration a little further out, you can reduce your risk and you can overcome not getting the exact right entry point.


Selection Strategy - Strike Price

Generally recommendations will be for a strike price that is AT THE MONEY, or just OUT OF THE MONEY. By choosing a strike price close to the current stock price, you begin to see movement of your option price sooner than if you select an option price further out of the money.

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