Amazon (AMZN) Offering Possible 42.86% Return Over the Next 9 Calendar Days

Amazon's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Amazon is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $1827.50 short put and a strike $1822.50 long put offers a potential 42.86% return on risk over the next 9 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $1827.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.50 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.50 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $1822.50 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Amazon is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Amazon is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 53.1 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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