EOG double calendar update: Closed!

Posted by: Admin: "The Vol_Trader"  //  Category: Volatility Trades

EOG has risen again today by 1% to $110.35 at the time of this writing and moved above our short $110 call, high of $110.95.

I decided to take the profits now and close the position instead of flirting with the upside breakeven point which at current IV is $111.40. I sold all 20 contracts for a net credit of $6.00 yielding a $720 profit.

This is a good example of avoiding gamma risk with only 1 day until expiration.

Below is the Live Vol Pro skew tab today, and the skew tab from 4/13/2010 when the trade was placed. You can see the $105 put actually gained IV and the $110 call has fallen from around 40% IV to 33% IV. 

4/13/2010

4/15/2010

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