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 ›

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John Jagerson
Editor, Strategic Trader

Wade Hansen
Editor, Strategic Trader

Watching the VIX for Bullish Clues

Trading during 2018 has been bookended by volatility. The wild market swings we experienced during the first part of the year have been matched by equally large swings during the past few months.

The S&P 500 dropped nearly 12% from late January to the lows in February. It then climbed to a new all-time high of 2,940.91 on Sept. 21 before dropping nearly 11.5% in October. Each drop has been followed by wide market swings that have formed broad consolidation ranges.

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The Strategic Trader Track Record

Put Write Wins: 34
Put Write Record: 34-0
Covered Call Wins: 10
Covered Call Record: 10-0
Average Annualized Return: 366.26%

*Updated Nov. 29, 2018*


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