Thursday, July 31, 2008

MA:
BOT to Open 2 MALTU MAL Aug $240 PUT Executed $10.30
SLD to Open 1 MALTF MAL Aug $230 PUT Executed $6.30

BIDU:
BOT to Close 2 BDUTE BDU Aug $330 PUT Executed $7.50

X:
SPR BOT to Close 5 BXW TK SLD to Close 5 BXWTL Executed $1.60

GRMN:
SLD to Close 6 GQR TG GQR Aug $35 PUT Executed $1.50
SLD to Close 6 GQRUG GQR Sep $35 PUT Executed $3.00
Economy grows at soft pace

S&P cuts GM, Ford, Chrysler ratings lower into junk

Gold rebounds after dollar weakens against euro


MA 244.15 -26.58 -9.82%
V 73.06 -5.39 -6.87%
POT 204.27 -9.11 -4.27%

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

BIDU:
BOT to Open 3 BDUTG BDU Aug $340 PUT Executed $11.00
SLD to Open 3 BDUTE BDU Aug $330 PUT Executed $6.40

X:
SLD to Close 1 BXWHM BXW Aug $165 CALL Executed $6.40
BOT to Open 5 BXWTL BXW Aug $160 PUT Executed $7.30
SLD to Open 5 BXWTK BXW Aug $155 PUT Executed $3.70

SKF:
SLD to Close 2 SKFTR SKF Aug $125 PUT Executed $11.20

GRMN:
BOT to Open 6 GQRUG GQR Sep $35 PUT Executed $3.30
BOT to Open 8 GQRTG GQR Aug $35 PUT Executed $2.05
Energy stocks jump as oil tops $127

A surprising decline in gas supplies pushes crude higher, and a big gain for the Dow falls back. A report on private-sector jobs shows an unexpected rise. Walt Disney reports third-quarter earnings after the close.

Stocks pare gains as oil prices move higher

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

ANF:
SLD to Close 8 ANFTL ANF Aug $60 PUT Executed $5.30

SKF:
BOT to Close 2 SKFTE SKF Aug $115 PUT Executed $4.10

X:
BOT to Open 1 BXWHM BXW Aug $165 CALL Executed $8.70

Thursday, July 24, 2008

SKF:
SLD to Open 2 SKFTE SKF Aug $115 PUT Executed $6.00

ANF:
BOT to Open 8 ANFTL ANF Aug $60 PUT Executed $2.15

GOOG:
SLD to Close 2 GOPHO GOP Aug $500 CALL Executed $10.10
Perfect storm hits Wall Street

Earnings disappointments, jobless claims and a plunge in existing-home sales combine to clobber stocks this morning. Ford suffers a big loss and Dow Chemical reports a drop in profit, although 3M beats the Street.

Home sales at 10-year low, jobless claims jump

Ford posts $8.7 billion loss on truck slump

BIDU 335.08 +46.38 +16.07%

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

GOOG:
BOT to Open 1 GOPHO GOP Aug $500 CALL Executed $11.90
BOT to Open 1 GOPHO GOP Aug $500 CALL Executed $12.00
SLD to Close 5 GOPTJ GOP Aug $450 PUT Executed $4.00
SLD to Close 8 GOPTH GOP Aug $440 PUT Executed $3.00

SKF:
BOT to Close 1 SKFTU SKF Aug $130 PUT Executed $20.80
BOT to Close 1 SKFTU SKF Aug $130 PUT Executed $18.70

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Oil falls, offsets weak earnings

Bernanke towers as biggest Fed market mover: study

California foreclosures soar to 20-year high

Oil tumbles more than $4 as price supports fade

Huge oil trading loss sinks energy trader SemGroup

A massive $3.2 billion trading loss on oil futures and derivatives sank high flying energy trader SemGroup LP, which at one time billed itself as the 14th-largest private company in the United States.

Yahoo net profit falls nearly 19 percent

Monday, July 21, 2008

DNA:
BOT to Open 3 DWNHS DWN Aug $95 CALL Executed $0.85

SKF:
SLD to Open 2 SKFTU SKF Aug $130 PUT Executed $11.30
BOT to Open 2 SKFTR SKF Aug $125 PUT Executed $10.70
Stocks slip despite BofA results

Yahoo and Icahn settle, Microsoft deal seen adrift

Stocks decline on worries about earnings, oil

Stocks slip ahead of Apple earnings

Apple leads a parade of earnings after the close

AAPL 165.78 +0.63 +0.38%
DNA 93.44 +11.62 +14.20%
GOOG 468.80 -12.52 -2.60% After Hours: 474.29 +5.49 / +1.17%
RTP 420.55 +19.05 +4.74%
MA 267.19 -13.67 -4.87%
ISRG 284.84 -3.65 -1.27%
POT 221.88 +12.77 +6.11%

Friday, July 18, 2008

GOOGLE INC 481.32 -52.12 -9.77%
GOOG:
BOT to Open 8 GOP TH GOP Aug $440 PUT Executed $5.50
SLD to Close 2 GOP SK GOP Jul $490 PUT Executed $9.00
BOT to Open 5 GOP TJ GOP Aug $450 PUT Executed $8.00
SLD to Close 1 GOP TI GOP Aug $480 PUT Executed $18.20

Thursday, July 17, 2008

SKF 145.76 -13.99 -8.76%
FSLR 278.42 -10.18 -3.53%
GOOG 533.44 -2.16 -0.40% After Hours: 492.67 -40.77 / -7.64%
POT 213.22 -9.71 -4.36%
MA 286.00 +14.80 +5.46%
GS 181.24 +8.38 +4.85%

Earnings misses may stall rally

Google earnings miss expectations, shares drop

Merrill posts $4.9 billion loss, sells Bloomberg stake
SKF:
SLD to Close 2 SKD SS SKD Jul $175 PUT Executed $34.50

GOOG:
BOT to Open 1 GOP HZ GOP Aug $560 CALL Executed $18.80
BOT to Open 1 GOO GD GOO Jul $620 CALL Executed $0.85
BOT to Open 1 GOO GR GOO Jul $590 CALL Executed $2.65

BOT to Open 2 GOP SK GOP Jul $490 PUT Executed $5.00
BOT to Open 1 GOP TI GOP Aug $480 PUT Executed $10.60

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

SKF 160.97 -45.94 -23.06%
BIDU 298.64 +16.60 +5.89%
FSLR 287.33 +10.33 +3.73%
GOOG 535.60 +19.51 +3.78%
GS 172.85 +15.05 +9.54%
MA 268.54 +18.17 +7.26%
RTP 407.47 -8.23 -1.98%

Wells Fargo cheers markets

The Dow jumps more than 180 points as Wells Fargo raises its dividend and beats the Street, giving financial stocks a lift. Oil prices tumble again. Investors get a second day of testimony from Fed chief Bernanke. Consumer prices show a big jump in June


Inflation soars; home builder sentiment crumbles

Wells Fargo leads bank shares to big gains

Oil falls on surprise stock build, soft demand





SKF:
BOT to Open 2 SKDSS SKD Jul $175 PUT Executed $7.80

GOOG:
SLD to Close 2 GOPTG GOP Aug $470 PUT Executed $7.80

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

GOOG:
BOT to Open 2 GOPHQ GOP Aug $570 CALL Executed $10.80
SLD to Close 3 GOPTG GOP Aug $470 PUT Executed $9.60
SLD to Close 1 GOPSZ GOP Jul $560 PUT Executed $47.50
BOT to Close 5 GOPSK GOP Jul $490 PUT Executed $10.40

RTP:
SLD to Close 1 RTPSI RTP Jul $400 PUT Executed $3.00

Monday, July 14, 2008

GOOG:
BOT to Close 1 GOPSQ GOP Jul $570 PUT Executed $53.00
SLD to Open 5 GOPSK GOP Jul $490 PUT Executed $8.20
BOT to Open 5 GOPTG GOP Aug $470 PUT Executed $11.00

RTP:
BOT to Close 1 RTPSQ RTP Jul $390 PUT Executed $0.40
U.S. pledge fails to lift cloud over Fannie, Freddie

Rescue plans for mortgage giants

The White House's plan to bail out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lifts sentiment, but only briefly. The SEC will investigate the rumor mill on Wall Street. Anheuser-Busch agrees to a $52 billion takeover.

Customers wait at IndyMac to withdraw money

Washington Mutual shares tumble Monday afternoon

GOOG 521.62 -12.18 -2.28%
BIDU 291.40 -13.68 -4.48%
ISRG 271.79 +1.81 +0.67%
SKF 191.91 +17.45 +10.00%
POT 228.51 +7.13 +3.22%
FSLR 285.96 +6.86 +2.46%

Friday, July 11, 2008

GOOG:
BOT to Open 1 GOP SZ GOP Jul $560 PUT Executed $44.50
SLD to Open 1 GOP SQ GOP Jul $570 PUT Executed $43.50
BOT to Close 1 GOP SQ GOP Jul $570 PUT Executed $39.90
SLD to Open 1 GOP SQ GOP Jul $570 PUT Executed $42.40

BIDU:
SLD to Close 10 BDU SY BDU Jul $290 PUT Executed $4.50
Dow crosses below 11,000

Crude oil surges on tensions from Iran and potential supply disruptions in Brazil and Nigeria. Treasury Secretary Paulson says the government has no plans to bail out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. GE reiterates its full-year outlook.

No imminent government bailout for Fannie, Freddie

Stocks sink on Fannie and Freddie woes, oil's pop

Google Inc. GOOG today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter 2008 financial results on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time).

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae cut losses on Dodd comments

Stocks try to trim deep losses

Wall Street trims losses on GSE discount window

Dollar drops against the euro, pound

BIDU 307.18 -22.13 -6.72%
GOOG 533.80 -6.77 -1.25%
RIMM 109.79 -7.34 -6.27%
ISRG 269.98 +4.41 +1.66%

Thursday, July 10, 2008

BIDU:

BOT to Open 7 BDUSY BDU Jul $290 PUT Executed $1.20

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

XTO:
SLD to Close 1 XTOHM XTO Aug $65 CALL Executed $2.35
SLD to Close 1 XTOHM XTO Aug $65 CALL Executed $1.70
BOT to Close 1 XTOGM XTO Jul $65 CALL Executed $0.30

CELG:
SLD to Close 2 LQHGN LQH Jul $70 CALL Executed $2.05

RTP:
SLD to Open 1 RTPSQ RTP Jul $390 PUT Executed $2.90

BIDU:
BOT to Open 2 BDUSY BDU Jul $290 PUT Executed $1.15

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Monday, July 7, 2008

XTO:
BOT to Open 3 XTOHM XTO Aug $65 CALL Executed $3.10
SLD to Open 3 XTOGM XTO Jul $65 CALL Executed $1.28

CELG:
BOT to Open 2 LQHGN LQH Jul $70 CALL Executed $1.50
Oil's fall gives stocks no relief

Crude drops under $140, but the blue chips fall more than 130 points on weakness in financial stocks. Microsoft says it's interested in Yahoo -- but not its current board. GM may cut brands and more workers. InBev move highlights family feud at Anheuser-Busch.

Fed's Yellen says policy tilts toward higher rates

Oil drops on U.S. crude stock increase, weak demand

BIDU 330.00 +14.00 +4.43%
GS 171.57 -7.32 -4.09%
MA 245.90 -7.84 -3.09%

Thursday, July 3, 2008

APC:
SLD to Close 3 APCSN APC Jul $70 PUT Executed $2.00

BNI:
SLD to Close 7 BNISR BNI Jul $90 PUT Executed $1.40
BOT to Close 7 BNISQ BNI Jul $85 PUT Executed $0.50

BIDU:
BOT to Close 1 BDUSX BDU Jul $280 PUT Executed $3.30

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Copper jumps to 2-month high on Peru mining strike

Analysts see big Q2 writedowns for Citi, Merrill


AAPL 168.18 -6.50 -3.72%
FSLR 247.84 -22.84 -8.44%
BNI 92.52 -5.10 -5.22%
BDU 312.04 -5.65 -1.78%
RTP 430.00 -38.24 -8.17%
APC 70.08 -4.39 -5.89%
GOOG 527.04 -7.69 -1.44%
ISRG 250.16 -9.82 -3.78%
RIMM 116.20 -7.07 -5.74%
RTP:
BOT to Open 1 RTPSI RTP Jul $400 PUT Executed $5.00

BNI:
SLD to Open 7 BNISQ BNI Jul $85 PUT Executed $0.75

APC:
BOT to Open 3 APCSN APC Jul $70 PUT Executed $1.35

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

BIDU:

SLD to Open 1 BDUSX BDU Jul $280 PUT Executed $4.10
BOT to Close 1 BDUSZ BDU Jul $300 PUT Executed $10.30
Dow up 32; GM's sales cheer Street

Wall Street pares losses on positive factory data

Starbucks closing 600 stores in the US

RTP 468.24 -26.76 -5.41%
AAPL 174.68 +7.24 +4.32%
RIMM 123.27 +6.37 +5.45%
GOOG 534.73 +8.31 +1.58%