A good trade on the GOX (gold index)

I thought the GOX had become very oversold at 126.42 on August 16, so I swallowed hard and sold puts (OptionsXpress ticket copy below). This was a very good trade as the GOX recovered 10 points very quickly giving me a $4,000 paper profit. Instead of recognizing the gain, I built a vertical spread by buying the December 160 puts on August 22 (ticket on the right).

This provides a favorable profit profile as the GOX moves +/-15% from here @ 136.62.

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