August 2013 Commentary Posted at: August 9th - 2:52 PM Monthly Option Alert Alert Message Most of the things I need to say for the Core Trades was posted in our new Blog feature in the past several days. We have the historical stats for Aug which can be found at the following link https://options-intelligence.com/2013/08/07/august-2013-core-strategy-pre-trade-analysis/ On top of just the stats is conditions around the world. The US closed many Embassy’s around the world due to terror threats and closed the Embassy in Pakistan today. That all leaves a big question mark over the weekend. China has reported data in the past few day that has stabilized their markets. Our market charts do not look that healthy, this will be the first week in some time that our markets have closed lower on a weekly basis. If the market does not get it in gear before the plays come out at 3:30pm et we will either sit out the weekend and update the Commentary and picks for Monday Morning or just put out a few plays to get going. If the plays are sent out please read them carefully. Let’s have another great trading week! Limits & Stops SELF DIRECTED TRADERS: Monthly Option alerts should be traded with NO stop loss targeting 30% - 50% returns. Additional Trades View all recent trades. Monthly Options Instructions All options are buy to open, sell to close. Options follow the following format: Stock + Expiration Date + Option Type + Strike Price. Example QQQ201220C120 = QQQ 2020/12/20 Call $120. Read Monthly Options Guidelines for more information about how to trade our Weekly Options strategy.