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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: December 11, 2019

Topics Discussed: The Santa Claus rally, U.S. employment and wage statistics, the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) last meeting of 2019, the FOMC's economic projections, the tariffs on Chinese goods... Watch It Now ›

John Jagerson
Editor, Strategic Trader

Wade Hansen
Editor, Strategic Trader

Does This Santa Claus Rally Still Have Legs?

If you’ve got money in the market, it probably feels like Christmas has come early this year. The S&P 500 hit a new all-time high of 3,154.26 on Nov. 27, and it’s hovering just below that level today.

The small-cap stocks of the Russell 2000 are finally breaking up to new 52-week highs, and longer-term bond yields are slowly trending higher.

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The Strategic Trader Track Record

Put Write Record: 129-0
Covered Call Record: 53-0-1
Average Annualized Return: 878.06%

Updated Dec 9, 2019


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