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Portfolio Margin Trading Customer Portfolio Margin (CPM) options trading can be fantastic if you really know what you are doing.  When it’s used correctly, one can see incredible returns like 30% to 50% in a year.  When it’s not fully understood, it can be disastrous.  Before we get into the details, let’s first discuss the […]

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  I am a member of SJ Options and very happy with the service. I have been looking for a great options program for a long time and I think this is it. As background I have been trading a 6 figure option account for about 5 years.  I am early-retired so have the time […]

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Soon, OptionColors™ options analytical software, will be available without the SJ Options membership.  We’ve had many requests for this, so we’ll be offering OptionColors™ starting this September to non-SJ Options members.   OPTIONSCOLORS™ HISTORY OptionColors™ is a revolutionary options trading platform designed by founder Morris Puma.  OptionColors™ development began in 2007 and includes […]

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Trading Volatility The Smart Way  Increases Returns Trade After Trade   Volatility trading is essential to master when it comes to trading options.  Most traders do not understand just how important it is, but it actually determines the outcome of most option trades. Volatility’s Impact on ROI Volatility has a tremendous impact on the return of an […]

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MY DEFECTIVE iMAC 27″ Although not exactly related to options trading, I wish to tell the world my story of the first Apple computer I ever bought – the iMac 27″, a late 2009 model.  In short, it was a lemon, and Apple refused to fix it, so I lost about $2,500 as soon as […]

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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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Short Strangles and Portfolio Margin, A Death Trap? Customer Portfolio Margin (CPM) What is CPM?  CPM is a margin methodology in which the margins are supposed to be based on risk.  The standard risk model used to calculate these risk-based margins is called the TIMS (Theoretical Intermarket Margin System).  TIMS was developed by the OCC (Options Clearing […]

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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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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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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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