As a potentially profitable opportunity presents itself, John will send you an alert with specific trade information as to what should be bought, when to buy it, and at what price.
Trade Alert – (SPY)
Buy the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) November, 2013 $170-$173 bull call spread at $2.65 or best
expiration date: November 15, 2013
Portfolio weighting: 10%
Number of Contracts = 36 contracts
The best execution can be had by placing your bid for the entire spread in the middle market and waiting for the market to come to you. The difference between the bid and the offer on these deep in-the-money spread trades can be enormous. Don?t execute the legs individually or you will end up losing much of your profit.
Keep in mind that these are ballpark prices only. Spread pricing can be very volatile on expiration months farther out.
Here are the specific trades you need to execute this position:
Buy 36 November, 2013 (SPY) $170 calls at?????$6.76
Sell short 36 November, 2013 (SPY) $173 calls at..??.$4.11
Profit at expiration: $3.00 – $2.65 = $0.35
(36 X 100 X $0.35) = $1,260 or 1.26% profit for the notional $100,000 portfolio.