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A few more contracts added to May IWM Iron Condor

April 7, 2010 by Ryan Barr

I was filled on 25 more IWM Condors on the 6th, click in to see a quick bit of analysis on the trade.

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Filled IWM May 2010 Iron Condor

April 1, 2010 by Ryan Barr

The first of many Condors in the Papermoney account has filled. This is an IWM Condor. The SPY order has yet to fill, quite frankly, I don’t expect it to fill at all, so I’ll investigate a few new positions next week.

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Can we get some wings in May?

March 31, 2010 by Ryan Barr

Now that I’ve finally gotten everything closed out, it’s time to get the Condors rolling. I’ve thrown two orders out into the papermoney portfolio for a 50 lot Iron Condors on the IWM and the SPY.  The IWM Condor should get filled fairly quickly, however the SPY has been put in well above the market/mid [...]

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Covered Calls and Short Puts work very well… If you manage them and pay attention!

March 22, 2010 by Ryan Barr

I’m a very busy person.  In my real accounts, I keep a very good eye on my money and have been generating handsome returns over the past few years.  Sadly, this hasn’t played out on the paper money account! Rather than play around with short calls and puts and all of that fun stuff on [...]

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off to the market again

June 26, 2007 by Ryan Barr

Well, it has been quite some time since I have placed any trades. This year has been a hectic one with a new position in my company and many life changes. I think the market is finally in a spot were I am comfortable putting my money on the line, as a result I threw [...]

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finish the rut condor for november

November 10, 2006 by Ryan Barr

I put in an order today to finish the RUT condor for November. The total condor is now a 740/730 810/820. I got a fill for $0.24 on 50 contracts. I’ll keep an eye out next week, if the RUT moves down a lot, I’ll have to close out an lose a bit – I [...]

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august positions are up and running

July 27, 2006 by Ryan Barr

Over the past few days I’ve been able to secure fills on two August positions. The first in an SPX Iron Condor and the second position was a result of two RUT Iron Condors. I’ll run down the positions here; however, they are also reflected in the portfolio section of the site. SPX Iron Condor [...]

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march rut iron condor complete

February 23, 2006 by Ryan Barr

Today I was filled on the Call side of my March 2006 RUT Iron Condor. Mar 2006 RUT 780/790 Call Spread; completing an Iron Condor Sold 780 Call & Bought 790 Call Opened: Sold on 2/23/2006 for $0.15 Credit Reason: This completes a 660/670 780/790 Iron Condor. Using a three month window, the strike prices [...]

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new march rut position

February 21, 2006 by Ryan Barr

Well, its back to the races! Expiration Friday is behind us and last month was a good one. I only had one trade on, but it was a very successful one I’m out looking for new candidates for the march cycle and think I might have found a good one. I’m looking at a position [...]

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march spx condor complete

January 25, 2006 by Ryan Barr

I was able to get a fill on a good trade to finish my March 2006 SPX Condor. Here are the details: Mar 2006 SPX 1340 /1355 Call Spread; completing an Iron Condor Sold 1340 Call & Bought 1355 Call Opened: Sold on 1/25/2006 for $.60 Credit Reason: This completes my trade from the 20th. [...]

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