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Our Philosophy

The SJ Options Method™ is founded on minimizing risk while maximizing both probabilities and returns. Over the years we’ve perfected our techniques to the highest degree. We are the preferred options course for risk-averse option traders and portfolio margin.

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Long History Of Trading Success

SJ Options Method™ is founded on safety first. Our goal has always been to discover a way to invest without risking our trading capital. Although there will always be risks involved with investing, we’ve achieved something special that we are sharing with our clients.

SJ Options has been teaching by example for nearly a decade already. Through our “Trade Idea” service, clients learn to model our success, by witnessing each trade and adjustment along the way.

During our 3-Year forward testing of out-of-sample data, we’ve achieved a 99% win rate, with only 1 loss of about 1%.

SJ Options clients are taught to recognize a good trade as well as a bad one. Clients learn to embed additional profits and probabilities into each trade, beneficial information which is invisible to other traders, made possible through our education and patent-pending trading tools.

SJ Options also trains clients on higher order Greeks, which is essential for effective volatility trading.

We are proud of helping option traders reach much higher levels than the industry standard.

Schedule a personal demo now, and benefit from the SJ Options Method.

 

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99% Win Rate For Over 3 Years!

As of mid 2017 we’ve completed 151 winners of 152 trades over a 3-year span during our forward test of out-of-sample data.

What is the SJ Options Edge?

A long time ago we discovered two things:

1 – Popular options strategies were not designed with safety in mind.

2 – Options trading tools were blinding traders to important information they needed in order to be successful.

SJ Options has addressed the industry shortfalls. We redesigned trades to take advantage of safety, higher order Greeks, as they should do. SJ Options also developed sophisticated trading tools, ones which help options traders profit over and over again from volatility.

If you are ready to propel your options trading to the highest level, we can show you how. Our trading methods, combined with our patent-pending trading tools, will change your approach to options trading forever.

 

2017 Trade Ideas
& Forward Testing (20 for 20)

Product
Closed
Margin T
Portfolio Margin
Duration
SPX
JAN
1.8%
9.3%
22D
SPX
JAN
3.3%
14%
40D
SPX
JAN
1%
151%
23D
SPX
JAN
.5%
3%
49D
SPX
JAN
1.2%
9%
6D
SPX
FEB
1.2%
2.6%
10D
SPX
FEB
.6%
31%
112D
SPX
MAR
1.3%
15%
3D
SPX
MAR
.1%
100%
115D
SPX
MAR
.1%
1%
134D
SPX
APR
1.4%
11.6%
30D
SPX
APR
.9%
1.1%
65D
SPX
MAY
.7%
1.8%
66D
SPX
MAY
.2%
.2%
108D
SPX
MAY
.1%
.6%
88D
SPX
MAY
.0%
.1%
77D
SPXW
MAY
1.3%
5.5%
8D
SPXW
MAY
1.9%
6.4%
14D
SPX
JUN
1.7%
100%
87D
SPX
JUN
1.1%
16.2%
2D
SPX
JUL
.3%
30%
20D
SPX
JUL
2.6%
2.8%
5D
SPX
JUL
.3%
4.6%
7D
SPX
JUL
2.7%
6.8%
29D
SPX
JUL
0%
0%
77D
SPX
AUG
2.4%
128%
9D

Margin T (Standard) margin is calculated by the maximum risk of the trade. Any trades that involve naked positions simulate Margin T calculations using a proprietary formula. Customer Portfolio Margin (CPM) margins are calculated using the industry standard TIMS +/- 10% risk array provided by the OCC. Any CPM trades that state “Infinite” in the return column mean there was no risk within the TIMS model, so return could not be calculated. Both gains and losses for CPM accounts will be exaggerated due to higher leverage given on CPM accounts. Returns are based on final margins of each trade.

2016 Trade Ideas (46 for 47) 98% Win Rate

PRODUCT
CLOSED
MARGIN T
PORTFOLIO MARGIN
DURATION
SPX
JAN
7.5%
349.2%
49D
SPX
JAN
0.9%
31.5%
24D
SPX
JAN
1.5%
9%
8D
SPX
JAN
2.9%
5%
8D
RUT
FEB
2%
4.6%
40D
SPX
FEB
3%
309.1%
31D
SPX
FEB
0.7%
111.4%
49D
SPX
MAR
1.7%
65.1%
42D
SPX
MAR
2.1%
10%
55D
RUT
MAR
2.9%
100%
106D
SPX
APR
.3%
100%
67D
SPX
APR
1.2%
14.8%
28D
SPX
APR
2.3%
7.7%
8D
SPX
APR
1.1%
8.3%
20D
SPX
APR
.1%
100%
43D
SPX
MAY
3.8%
3.8%
57D
SPX
MAY
1.7%
49.9%
121D
SPX
MAY
1.4%
6%
6D
SPX
MAY
0.8%
12.8%
22D
SPX
MAY
2.9%
127.8%
56D
SPX
MAY
0.9%
5.2%
39D
SPX
JUN
.1%
100%
105D
SPX
JUN
2.3%
3.7%
43D
SPX
JUN
.1%
11.2%
56D
SPX
JUN
2.5%
2.5%
50D
SPX
JUN
1.4%
1.5%
2D
SPX
JUN
2.4%
3.4%
2D
SPX
JUL
2.5%
4.2%
25D
SPX
JUL
2.6%
5.7%
22D
SPX
JUL
1.4%
2.3%
7D
SPX
AUG
1.6%
6.9%
53D
SPX
AUG
2.2%
16.6%
132D
SPX
SEP
2.2%
5.8%
3D
SPX
SEP
1.5%
2.2%
2D
SPX
SEP
8.3%
29.6%
43D
SPX
SEP
-1.1%
-1.1%
114D
SPX
SEP
.2%
.4%
94D
SPX
NOV
0.9%
109.1%
8D
SPX
NOV
1.5%
199.1%
141D
SPX
NOV
4.4%
4.6%
68D
SPX
NOV
2%
1.6%
29D
SPX
NOV
2.3%
1.6%
33D
SPX
NOV
1.6%
.8%
91D
SPX
NOV
1.9%
2.4%
69D
SPX
DEC
1.5%
5.2%
18D
SPX
DEC
.2%
100%
175D
SPX
DEC
3.1%
9.1%
77D
SPX
DEC
2.5%
6.2%
81D
SPX
DEC
.4%
100%
190D
SPX
DEC
66.7%
100%
373D
SPX
DEC
1.5%
5.2
18D

Margin T (Standard) margin is calculated by the maximum risk of the trade. Any trades that involve naked positions simulate Margin T calculations using a proprietary formula. Customer Portfolio Margin (CPM) margins are calculated using the industry standard TIMS +/- 10% risk array provided by the OCC. Any CPM trades that state “Infinite” in the return column mean there was no risk within the TIMS model, so return could not be calculated. Both gains and losses for CPM accounts will be exaggerated due to higher leverage given on CPM accounts.

2015 Trade Ideas (54 for 54) 100% Win Rate

Product
Closed
MARGIN T
PORTFOLIO MARGIN
DURATION
SPX
JAN
6.7%
223.6%
13D
SPX
FEB
3.1%
3.6%
8D
RUT
FEB
2.4%
10.3%
15D
RUT
FEB
2.8%
6.6%
27D
RUT
FEB
4.5%
16.3%
16D
SPX
FEB
3.0%
3.2%
31D
SPX
MAR
3.0%
184.2%
55D
RUT
MAR
5%
8.1%
8D
RUT
MAR
5.1%
11.9%
10 D
SPX
MAR
0.4%
100%
75D
RUT
APR
8.3%
51.6%
6D
RUT
APR
3.1%
550.3%
23D
RUT
MAY
5.1%
7.9%
28D
SPX
MAY
3.2%
3.3%
8D
RUT
JUN
1.6%
100%
71D
RUT
JUN
3.9%
8.8%
33D
RUT
JUN
2.4%
3.8%
42D
SPY
JUN
.6%
3.6%
55D
RUT
JUN
66.7%
100%
74D
SPX
JUL
2.5%
3.4%
6D
SPX
JUL
2.0%
3781.4%
23D
SPX
JUL
6.4%
7.7%
5D
RUT
JUL
2.9%
9.4%
14D
SPX
JUL
5.8%
5.1%
5D
SPX
JUL
10%
40.5%
3D
SPX
JUL
3.7%
6%
3D
SPX
JUL
.6%
100%
60D
RUT
AUG
1.1%
3.2%
21D
RUT
AUG
7.1%
7.1%
74D
SPX
AUG
8.2%
335.4%
5D
SPX
AUG
6.1%
431.7%
3D
SPX
AUG
1%
91%
28D
SPX
AUG
10.8%
148.8%
2D
SPX
AUG
7.7%
30.2%
2D
SPX
AUG
27.9%
2180.5%
1D
SPX
AUG
11%
22.5%
6D
SPX
AUG
66.7%
100%
58D
RUT
SEP
5.4%
24.2%
14D
RUT
SEP
2.2%
13.5%
34D
RUT
SEP
.9%
11.7%
13D
RUT
SEP
3.6%
48.6%
27D
SPX
SEP
1.5%
204.8%
4D
SPX
SEP
3.5%
179%
22D
SPX
OCT
2.3%
4.9%
18D
RUT
OCT
3%
29.1%
17D
RUT
OCT
2.7%
5.7%
7D
SPX
OCT
1.6%
1.9%
4D
SPX
OCT
7%
6.8%
4D
SPX
DEC
1.4%
16.1%
38D
SPX
DEC
2.5%
9.7%
2D
SPX
DEC
2.1%
32.8%
7D
RUT
DEC
.8%
33.2%
35D
SPX
DEC
1.3%
1.1%
20D
RUT
DEC
2.1%
27.2%
19D
RUT
DEC
1.7%
16.6%
58D
SPX
DEC
1.3%
38.1%
38D

Returns and Consistency Improved Through Innovative Software

Since 2014 we saw improved returns thanks to the Patent-Pending software designed by our founder, Morris Puma. We’ve picked out nothing but winners for our clients since we began using the new technology! His innovative tools are truly changing the game.

Student Quotes

Booked 3% profit, but profit is still good. This trade though may make 6% I think by next week.”

Pretty wild, the open P & L showed up $800 at one point… almost 6.4% in a day.”

Thanks Morris, I was following this trade with real money. I made good money…”

Great follow along trade, up 10% on the same one as I layered in my last spread from the bottom.”

2014 Performance Summary 34 Trades / 34 Wins / 205% Return / 1221 Days

Product
Closed
Margin T
Portfolio Margin
Duration
RUT
JAN
2.2%
33D
SPX
JAN
6.6%
42D
SPX
MAR
2.5%
105D
SPX
MAR
23%
4D
RUT
MAR
7.6%
43D
SPX
APR
9%
17D
RUT
APR
23%
141D
SPX
APR
6.7%
58D
SPX
APR
10%
20D
SPX
MAY
13%
20D
SPX
MAY
13%
49D
SPX
MAY
7.8%
17D
SPX
MAY
4%
22D
SPX
MAY
.2%
28D
RUT
MAY
1%
79D
SPX
JUN
1%
45D
SPX
JUN
3.9%
4%
6D
SPX
JUL
10.5%
10.7%
7D
SPX
JUL
4%
4%
6D
SPX
JUL
2.7%
1%
8D
SPX
JUL
3.3%
1.5%
22D
SPX
AUG
1.3%
2.4%
11D
SPX
SEP
1.8%
1.8%
41D
SPX
SEP
4.2%
4.2%
6D
RUT
SEP
6.5%
10.1%
93D
RUT
OCT
3.6%
14.2%
4D
RUT
OCT
4.2%
2.9%
36D
RUT
OCT
1.1%
1.8%
15D
RUT
NOV
3.9%
75.2%
33D
SPX
DEC
14.1%
3.9%
87D
SPX
DEC
5.5%
13.7%
19D
SPX
DEC
3.8%
7.7%
19D
SPX
DEC
6.8%
6.8%
36D

  • Average Trade Duration: 35 Days
  • Average Trade Return: 6.2%
  • 31 Day Yield Rate: 5.5%
  • Yearly Yield Rate: 64%
  • Percentage Winners: 100%
  • Win Loss Ratio : 34:0

Trade Ideas Disclosure

“Trade Ideas” are for educational purposes only and is operated by a 3rd party. Although paper accounts simulate real accounts, we do not make any guarantees that you will have the same results as the Trade Ideas service. Please see our Terms of Use for full details. Each trade is for educational purposes only, calculated from closing MID prices on paper account after market close and doesn’t include commission costs. The Trade Ideas service is not meant to be followed in a real account. It is for educational and demonstrative purposes only.