OptionStrat Blog

Crypto Shenanigans

As you know, lately I have been writing about cryptocurrencies and how they have not been acting as advertised (to say the least).


Last weekend, a horse aptly named Rich Strike won the Kentucky Derby. Believe it or not, he was an 80-1 long shot.

Apocalypse Now?

This week, the tone of the markets took on a decidedly apocalyptic tone. Inflation, war, interest rates, Covid, stagflation…the list goes on and on. I

Covid is Over?

Apparently, a federal judge in Florida has decided for all of us that the pandemic is officially over.

Pay Attention to Nickel!

Imagine that one day you're trading away in a pretty quiet stock and all of sudden it goes up 66% one day and then doubles the next over the course of 18 minutes.

Ceasefire Ruminations

You can’t get much more uncertain than how the Russian/Ukraine situation will ultimately turn out.

Geopolitical Shocks Are Not That Shocking!

I fully believe that financial history doesn't really repeat itself, it just kind of rhymes with what we've seen before. In other words, reminiscent, but not a replay, a sequel if you will.

Options Calculator Improvements

Today we are launching a series of improvements to our options profit calculator product known as the strategy builder.

Covid Volatility

The bull market party has been going on since roughly 2009 (and who would have predicted that at the very bottom of the...

Introducing the Options Optimizer

The new options optimizer allows you to easily search though thousands of trades to find the strategies with the maximum return or chance of profit.