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03

Jun

Why Karen The Supertrader Lost Money

Why Karen The Supertrader’s Fund Lost Money Year After Year After creating years of buzz through advertising by tastytrade that Karen Burton was profiting millions from short strangles, the SEC stated, “Karen the Supertrader’s Winning Strategy Relied on Fraud.”  If you read the SEC report, you will find that each month when she was losing, she sold […]

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02

Jun

Karen The Supertrader Fraud

Karen The Supertrader Fraud Article – Here is the link: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13593247/1/karen-the-supertrader-s-winning-strategy-relied-on-fraud-sec-alleges.html   Let’s be honest, this can happen to any trader.  We are not happy it happened to “Karen the Supertrader” who we followed for years.  A few months ago we backtested a system and showed it at our event.  Read more at the links […]

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21

Feb

Backtesting Options Strategies

Backtesting Options Strategies For Portfolio Margin In this article we backtest our trading method and short strangles to illustrate the importance of trade design, money management and long-term performance studies.  These backtests are done using portfolio margin simulated accounts and are based on the TIMS margin method. Multiple Short Strangle Backtests (Marketed by popular financial […]

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05

Feb

Does Tastytrade Work

Does Tastytrade Work? Tastytrade’s Love for the Short Strangle Shattered The tastytrade network has created a lot of buzz around the short strangle.  A search on their site for “strangle” returns over 674 results.  They love it, teach it, market it to millions, but is this really a good strategy that they are so heavily marketing? […]

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28

Mar

Karen The Supertrader

Karen The Supertrader Youtube has created a lot of buzz around the options trading community about Karen the Supertrader. People wonder if the said profits are true or not, but today we’re not here to post our opinions on the returns, but rather we’re going to look at the risk involved in the strategy that was presented […]

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