Recommended trade entry for May 22
Option Code: SPXW150529
Expiration Date: Friday, May 29
Recommended Trade Entry:
- SELL SPX May 5 2155 Call, currently $.95. Delta of short call: .11.
- BUY SPX May 5 2165 Call, currently $.40.
- SELL SPX May 5 2090 Put, currently $1.85. Delta of short put: -.11.
- BUY SPX May 5 2080, currently $1.15.
It is recommended to place the order as a single entry: SELL " Iron Condor".
Current mid price for all four legs: $1.25. We recommend trying to get filled for the mid, as this is the minimum credit for this trade entry as per the guidelines.
Please note: Traders should always be aware of any news events that may cause a sudden move in the market. If that occurs, it is recommended to immediately cancel the working order until things settle. Depending on the move that may occur, the above strikes may need to be changed to appropriate strikes within the .10 - .14 range. It is each individual's responsibility to select the strikes they feel most comfortable with, depending on trading style and risk tolerance.
Update will be posted with exact position details when the trade is opened.
For those unfamiliar with the strategy, the trade management guidelines were updated on August 7, 2014, and can be found here:
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As always, stay keen on your risk management and trade carefully,