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15

Feb

POP Trading Methodology

POP (Probability of Profit) Trading Methodology With Popular Strategies Condors, Strangles, Credit Spreads, Calendars, Butterflies, Diagonals, Covered Calls, Ratios, Naked Calls and Puts, Etc. Trading on POP (probability of profit), although very popular, is not the most effective way to trade.  In fact, statistics indicate it’s the number 1 reason that most options traders lose money […]

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09

Jan

Life of a Tastytrade Follower

We received this message from a long-time Tastytrade follower, and the person wished to share the email with the public. Good evening, I’m reaching out to you in hopes of further educating myself on a long term and sustainable options trading plan. I’ve been trading primarily iron condors and various spreads over the past few […]

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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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