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where we target positive capital returns
in every market condition

As strategic traders, we never risk our capital on old-fashioned “buy-and-hope” investing. Instead, we use proprietary, proven screens to identify the best trades — with the highest potential returns and lowest possible risks — for current market conditions, typically using options to amplify your gains. LEARN MORE ›

Latest Webinar: October 10, 2018

Topics Discussed: How the market situation affects our current trades, corporate earnings growth, the distorted perception of rising interest rates from the Fed's period of quantitative easing, the way emerging... Watch It Now ›

John Jagerson
Editor, Strategic Trader

Wade Hansen
Editor, Strategic Trader

Earnings Growth Rates Positive but Slowing

Earnings season kicks off this week with reports from Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo (WFC), JPMorgan (JPM) and PNC (PNC) due to be released on Friday. Expectations for profit growth are still very high, and the average estimate is that earnings will be 17% higher compared to the same quarter last year on 7% higher revenue growth.

If prospects for growth this quarter are so high, why has the market been so choppy lately — especially with momentum stocks?

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The Strategic Trader Track Record

Put Write Wins: 21
Put Write Record: 21-0
Covered Call Wins: 5
Covered Call Record: 5-0
Average Annualized Return: 331.53%

*Updated Oct. 3, 2018*


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