2020 marks our 9th year as a public trading service. It was an excellent year for us. We closed 130 winners out of 194 trades.Our model portfolio produced 117.1% compounded gain on the whole account based on 10% allocation per trade.We had only three losing months in 2020.
Steady Options has now been trading the Leveraged Anchor strategy for two years, and, somewhat to my surprise, 2020 went even better than 2019. On the year, Leveraged Anchor was up 31.7%, while the total return of the S&P 500 was 18.4%.
Steady Momentum Put Write (SMPW) is one of the available subscription services at Steady Options. We launched the strategy in early 2019, so we now have two years of performance to evaluate on both an absolute basis and relative to the strategy’s benchmark, PUTW (WisdomTree CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Strategy Fund).
Our readers know that our returns have been tracked by Pro-Trading-Profits, an independent third party website that tracks performance of hundreds investment newsletters. They provided an excellent explanation how to analyze and compare performance of different trading systems.
Everyone has heard the success stories of people making tons of money from investments, retiring early, and living a life of luxury. But, before you start tying up all your cash in investments, it is crucial to understand more about what is involved.
Technology is undoubtedly helpful in many aspects, and stock trading is no exception. Over the years, the stock trading market has experienced improvements as a result of leveraging technology. For instance, stock traders can have faster access to more comprehensive data to help them make a more informed decision.
It was brought to my attention that Seeking Alpha now restricts the number of articles people can read for free, so I will reprint few of the key articles I wrote for SA. This one was my fist article, written in 2011, and it gives an introduction of the earnings straddle strategy that we have been using for the last 10 years with great success.
Trading on the stock market is a serious profession. Individuals can make a very lucrative return whether trading professionally or personally. To successfully trade on the stock market it requires years of dedication, practice and thorough market understanding.
One of the most effective ways to prepare for the future is investing. This is because investing provides a way to have access to resources that are not readily available. While there are many ways to make a nest egg for you and your family, investing provides a way of earning passive income.
A portfolio with multiple funds will drift away from the original allocation over time if it is not rebalanced. In this article I’ll show how rebalancing can be implemented and how it can be beneficial. It's called buy, hold, and rebalance.
Why doesn’t everyone get involved in trading? And why doesn’t everyone “hit it big” on the stock market at least once? If you eliminate the main factors that drive the human mind (emotions) and only consider knowledge, logic, experience, and reason, everyone should be able to earn money from trading.
We all would like all our trades to be winners, but we know this is not possible. We know some of the trades will be losers. Many traders think that if a trade has lost money, it was a bad trade. They try to identify what errors they made that lead to losses. Why? "Because I lost money! So surely I have made a mistake somewhere?”