Welcome to Strategic Trader,
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: December 4, 2019

Topics Discussed: THe S&P 500's drop earlier this week, the ISM Manufacturing PMI, the reinstated tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Brazil and Argentina, the USDJPY, forced selling and... Watch It Now ›

John Jagerson
Editor, Strategic Trader

Wade Hansen
Editor, Strategic Trader

Is a Trade Deal about to be “Priced Out” of the Market?

Individual investors often hear the phrase “priced into the market.” Analysts or advisors casually mention that “X” or “Y” factor has already been “priced into the market,” but what do they mean?

On the surface, they are saying that the value of some fundamental factor has already been included in the price of a stock index like the S&P 500.

For example, let’s say that early indicators were all pointing to a really good retail sales number for the fourth quarter. No one is going to wait until the actual results are released to buy the best retail stocks. They may even pay a little extra.

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The Strategic Trader Track Record

Put Write Record: 105-0
Covered Call Record: 36-0-1
Average Annualized Return: 706.59%

Updated Aug 19, 2019


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