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SEP 2020: DOCU $210 – $220 Bull Call Spread

Stock

DOCU

Trade Structure

$210 - $220 Call Spread

Trade Date

09/04/2020

Price Paid

$500

Expiration Days

10/16/2020

THIS IS A DELAYED TRADE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

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Trade Rationale

We have seen this setup before in ANET. I can't explain all my setups in advance as the stock market is an ever-changing environment, but I do get into details when those setups show up. The way this setup works is - you will see a run up before earnings. Don't ask me why it happens (insider trading? news leaks?). I don't know and I don't care. The bottom-line is that it does happen a lot. When you see a nice pre-earnings run up and you are scratching your head, you can almost rest assured that it will be followed by post-earnings profit taking even if the earnings report were great (Unless it is TSLA which defies all logic and rational thinking). We saw a similar pattern on DOCU. Instead of figuring out why it is happening, our job is to find out when to get in to a trade in these situations. You will see that I got into a trade based on simple support/resistance.

Trade Selection Criteria

Overall market movement

This is a post-earnings trade. My usual mean reversion parameters don’t apply here. These trades are based on Support/Resistance only

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No Earnings or Significant News

Earnings were announced on 9/3 and are behind us.

Bollinger Bands outside Keltner Channels

This is a post earnings trade – our regular mean reversion indicators don’t apply here.

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RSI Analysis

This is a post earnings trade – our regular mean reversion indicators don’t apply here.

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ADX Analysis

This is a post earnings trade – our regular mean reversion indicators don’t apply here.

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Trade Analysis

Analysis will be updated when I close the trade.

Trade Outcome

PENDING

Profit/Loss

$0

Beginning Account Balance

$6,725

Ending Account Balance

$PENDING

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