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: April 17, 2019

Topics Discussed: The S&P 500's small pullback this week, the S&P 500's gradual rise since the start of 2019, investors' indecision about pushing the market higher, the CBOE Volatility Index... Watch It Now ›

John Jagerson
Editor, Strategic Trader

Wade Hansen
Editor, Strategic Trader

3 Signs Investors are Ready to Buy

Sometimes the tea leaves on Wall Street are hard to read. This is not one of those times.

Here are three signs that tell us investors are confident and willing to continue buying stocks as we move deeper into earnings season:

  • The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) dropped to 11
  • Gold completed a “head-and-shoulders” reversal pattern
  • The U.S. Treasury yield curve is steepening

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The Strategic Trader Track Record

Put Write Record: 52-0
Covered Call Record: 28-0
Average Annualized Return: 453.07%

*Updated March 15, 2019*


Tim B., a pilot from Charlotte, NC, says he’s made “$15,000” in income from selling our recommended puts and covered calls and he plans to “reinvest” that capital.