How this Bearish Strategy Beat the Index by 288%… Even in a Bull Market

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Please note: Trades discussed below are hypothetical and simulated for educational purposes only. Review the options risk disclosure. The graph below compares the Bearish Butterfly vs. the S&P 500 index. If you had traded the rule-based Bearish Butterfly Strategy for the past 5 years, you could have outperformed the index by 288% — even though the market was bullish during … Read More

A+ Options Trades

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In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about A+ options trades. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: Not all conditions are optimal for all options income trades It makes sense to increase capital on trades when optimal conditions exist for that strategy We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. – SMBU Team Hi I’m Seth Freudberg, I’m … Read More

Who’s Running The Ship?

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When you think of a large cruise ship and the way that it’s run. Who runs the ship, the captain or the crew? If you’re like most people you would say the captain….. and you’d be wrong.  As you think about all the things that need to be done on the ship, keeping the engines running, taking care of all … Read More

Broken wing butterfly nearly maxes out

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This post is another in a series that we will be publishing which track the hypothetical performance of broken wing butterfly trades selected by Greg Loehr of Every now and then in trading, you hit a home run. You may not expect it and you certainly can’t count on it.  But it definitely won’t happen unless you give yourself … Read More

Free Options Webinar: SMB’s Options Tribe: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 5pm EST: An improved version of the Bearish Butterfly Trade

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Tuesday  January 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time SMB’s Options Tribe is an online community of options traders dedicated to sharing successful options trading ideas with all of our members worldwide. Each week the community will meet online for the primary purpose of watching live presentations made by outstanding veteran options traders and experts in the world of … Read More