Feb 2015 Core Commentary Posted at: February 13th - 2:58 PM Monthly Option Alert Alert Message Welcome all, today kicks off a shortened expiration week with the markets closed Monday for President’s day. Market have been soaring this past week and now they have come to an inflection point of either falling back or breaking out to new highs. February plays were a mixed bag of puts and calls for the past two years. We will error on the side of history this next week and mix it up again. The Day after President’s day the Nasdaq is down 14 of the last 20, first trading day of expiration week DOW down 7 of last 10. Friday the 20th Nasdaq down 12 of the last 15. Plays will be posted by 3:30pm et today. Please do not purchase any plays until 3:50pm et. As always book profits in the modest 25-50% range. If you have not read the pre-trade analysis for Feb I suggest you read through it before purchasing the picks. 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.