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Uncle Theta With The New Stratoptions: Capitalmind's Tool for Awesome Option Trades

Stratoptions is what we at Capitalmind call the options trading strategy. The idea is to win by working with volatility, regardless of the direction of the ...

Uncle Theta Closes Stratoptions for a Near 3% Return in the Month

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. – Douglas Adams ...

Premium (Unlocked): A Lazy Uncle Theta Gets 1.6% on June Double Ratio Diags

“Hamburgers: the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast.” – Jules Winnfield, Pulp Fiction “Sideways: the cornerstone of any ...

StratoptionsGS: The Open Source Options Analysis Toolkit

Options are complex. And when you do call spreads, or straddles, or in general use more than one position on the same underlying stock, the game plan needs ...

Uncle Theta: The Death of Volatility – How to survive low IVs with Ratio Diagonals

Note to trial members: StratOptions uses options to generate income every month. We target 2-3%, and we have been running it since December 2015. This and much ...

Portfolios (Unlocked) : Capitalmind Performance in 2016 – A Good Year For The Five Portfolios

The year has been rotten, for the markets overall. The Nifty’s flat. Smallcaps had a good run, but collapsed in the last two months. Midcaps have ...

Premium: Reflections on StratOptions 1.0 that earned us 27.26% in one year

In November 2015, we decided we wanted to showcase that market-neutral options strategies can deliver market-beating returns with very little volatility. We ...

StratOptions: IV spike post Surgical Strikes helps us score a quick 2.63%

We hope we've been able to show you that picking direction is not the only play in town, and that this has helped you learn not just about probability-based ...

StratOptions: We learn about ratios, adjustments, and patience, while scoring 2% in returns

Another low-IV month and we continued to use ratio diagonals, as we did in August. A big gap down on 12th September rattled us. As we’ll see, the ratio ...

StratOptions scores a cheeky 2% in August, despite low IVs

August. That month when we celebrate our independence. In the options world though, Uncle Theta has been feeling trapped. With VIX struggling close to 52-week ...