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Steady Options

Non-directional options strategies for active traders

10-15 trades per month

Targeting 5-7% monthly return

CAGR: 120.2%

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Portfolio hedged with options for long term investors

2-4 trades per month

Targeting positive annual returns

CAGR: 36.1%

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Steady PutWrite

Fully collateralized put writing for long term investors

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CAGR: 12.9%

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Spread Strategies for Medium term traders

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CAGR: 13.8%

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Commodity futures trend following system for active traders

~20 trades per month

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CAGR: 6.9%

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  • How To Create Your Own Indexed Annuity

    Indexed annuities are a life insurance company product sold by insurance brokers for a commission that is based on the amount deposited into the contract. Contract performance is linked to popular indexes like S&P 500, and early withdrawal penalties typically apply for the first 7-10 years if withdrawals greater than 10% of the contract value are taken each year.

    By Jesse,

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  • Q&A with Mental Game Coach Jared Tendler

    QUESTION: Thank you for taking the time to participate in a Q & A session with Steady Option. Let’s start with an introduction and a little bit of background on who you are and how you got here.

    By Jared Tendler,

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  • Using TLT Options to Increase Expected Returns of a Buy & Hold Portfolio

    TLT is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF that seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than twenty years. Even though US Treasuries typically act as a diversifying asset class to mainstream equities, many investors with long time horizons may not be interested in holding TLT in their portfolio because it would lower expected returns.

    By Jesse,

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  • Tax Efficient Trading Part II: Capital Gains Deferral

    In part I I illustrated how the preferential tax treatment of 1256 contracts could improve after tax returns of a PutWrite strategy over a long period of time. In this article, I’ll continue the illustration by switching from a PutWrite to an ETF BuyWrite (covered calls) strategy while holding pre-tax expected returns constant at 8%.

    By Jesse,

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  • Tax Efficient Trading Part I: The 1256 Contracts

    Cash settled index options like SPX, XSP, RUT and a few others receive special federal tax treatment where 60% of the gains are reported as a Long Term Capital Gain (LTCG) even if the contract was held for less than a year.

    By Jesse,

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  • SPY Short Puts vs. Put Spreads

    In this article I’ll be using the ORATS Wheel backtesting tool to compare the performance since 2007 of SPY short puts versus short put spreads. I’ll look at both risk and returns, and different ways of determining position size to adjust for the differences in risk between the two trades.

    By Jesse,

    • 1 comment
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  • Signs that you Are Ready to Start Investing

    If you want to build your wealth, you have to make sure that you invest your money. If you put money into a savings account and don’t earn any interest from it, this won’t work for you in the long term. Your money will lose value because of inflation, and this is the last thing that you need. So when do you invest?

    By Kim,

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  • One Year of Diversified leveraged Anchor

    I almost hate to keep saying it, but the Diversified Leveraged Anchor strategy keeps exceeding expectations and performing as designed. To remind our readers, Diversified Leveraged Anchor was created in April 2020 attempting to further increase performance, reduce risk, and to reduce volatility. 

    By cwelsh,

    • 5 comments
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  • Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Early Or Invest?

    Paying off a home mortgage early is a popular financial goal. Most people feel a level financial peace when their home is paid off that is beneficial in many ways. The most common approach to paying off the mortgage early is directly making additional principal payments to the lender on a regular basis.

    By Jesse,

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  • Option Order Execution Tips

    As a community of option traders, we all can relate to the occasional challenges of order execution. Best practices for avoiding errors as well as techniques for better potential execution will be the focus of this article.  Like countless others in the Steady Options community, I personally have traded thousands of option contracts over the last decade.

    By Jesse,

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