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Kim Klaiman is a full time options trader and founder of He trades mostly non-directional strategies, like pre-earnings strangles and iron condors. Likes to trade strategies with negative correlation. He lives in Toronto, Canada. Visit the forum.... More
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  • SteadyOptions 2015 Half Year Report: 121.5% ROI

    While most major indexes continue to straggle, SteadyOptions continues to deliver strong gains. SteadyOptions flagship service produced 121.5% ROI in First Half 2015, based on fixed $1,000 allocation per trade (non-compounded) and 6 trades open. This translated to 72.9% return on the whole account, based on 10% allocation per trade. The winning ratio was a remarkable 82%. Check out thePerformance page to see the full results. Please note that those results are based on real fills, not hypothetical performance.

    Performance dissected

    It is important to mention that those numbers are pre-commissions, so your actual results will be lower. As with every trading system which uses multi leg trades, commissions will have a significant impact on performance, so it is very important to use a cheap broker. We have extensive discussions about brokers and commissions on the Forum (like this one) and help members to select the best broker. Commissions reduce the monthly returns by approximately 2-3% per month, depending on the broker. Please refer to Performance Dissected topic for more details.

    According to, our Average Annual Return since inception is a remarkable 124.6%, including commissions. Current Year Annualized Rate of Return is 284.9%.

    What makes SO different?

    First, we use a total portfolio approach for performance reporting. This approach reflects the growth of the entire account, not just what was at risk. We balance the portfolio in terms of options Greeks. SteadyOptions provides a complete portfolio solution. We trade a variety of non-directional strategies balancing each other. You can allocate 60-70% of your options account to our strategies and still sleep well at night.

    Second, our performance is based on real fills. Each trade alert comes with screenshot of my broker fills. Many services base their performance on the "maximum profit potential" which is very misleading. Nobody can sell at the top and do it consistently. We put our money where our mouth is.

    Our performance reporting is completely transparent. All trades are listed on the performance page, with the exact entry/exit dates and P/L percentage.

    It is not a coincidence that SteadyOptions is ranked #1 out of 704 Newsletters on Investimonials, a financial product review site. Read all our reviews here. The reviewers especially mention our honesty and transparency.

    Other services

    In addition to SteadyOptions, we offer the following services:

    The LCD is our most diversified, comprehensive and scalable portfolio. I highly recommend that members check it out. It is offered as an added bonus of all subscription plans. You can also read a comprehensive overview of the strategy here.

    We also offer Managed Accounts for Anchor Trades and LCD.

    Subscription is open now for a limited time. We invite you to join one of the most successful options newsletters.When you join SteadyOptions, we will share with you all we know about options. We will never try to sell you any additional "proprietary systems", training, webinars etc. All our "secrets" are included in your monthly fee.

    Happy Trading from SO!

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    SteadyOptions 2014 - Year In Review
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    SteadyOptions 2014 Half Year Report: 95.3% ROI
    Steady Options 2013 - Year In Review
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  • SteadyOptions Will Close To New Members On June 10, 2015

    SteadyOptions will be closed to new subscribers on June 10. This step is done in order to ensure the best service to our existing members.

    Our phenomenal success so far this year has resulted in a significant increase in demand for the service, and as such we will close the service to new members on June 10, 2015. Over the past three years we have provided the highest level of service and performance, averaging 118.9% annualized return since inception, according to Pro-Trading-Profits.

    Unlike many other services, our performance is based on real fills. We put our money where our mouth is. We execute all trades that we share with members in our personal accounts. Those are live accounts trading real money. If you lose, we lose too. When you profit, we profit too.

    Our members know that we are committed to provide superior personal service. We personally respond to each email and each forum post. At certain number of members, we will not be able to do it. Also, as our client base grows, we feel that we are fast approaching a point where some of the options we trade do not offer enough liquidity for more subscribers to successfully enter the trades.

    We would like to continue to maintain this level of customer service and make sure there is enough liquidity for our existing clients. To ensure this happens we have decided to close our service to new subscribers.

    We are not familiar with many services that are ready to sacrifice potential growth in their revenues by limiting the number of members. Most services will take as many members as they can, no matter what. Good luck to get a timely response (or response at all) from those service providers. But you already know that SteadyOptions is nothing like other services.

    If you want to be part of our winning team, we invite you to join us. After the service closes, we will maintain a waiting list and offer spots as they become available.

    Get on board before you miss out!

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    Kim Klaiman

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    May 30 10:24 AM | Link | Comment!
  • SteadyOptions Continues To Provide Outstanding Returns

    Lats few weeks have been outstanding for SteadyOptions members.

    We closed CMG and AMZN trades for 20% gain, GOOG for 37% gain, MSFT for 13% gain, NFLX for 30% gain, among others. We also booked 22% gain in VIX calendar, 13% in RUT calendar and 17% in SPY/TLT combo. We closed 15 trades in April, 13 winners and only 2 losers, for an overall ROI of 30.0%! Our ROI in 2015 is an amazing 77.4%, in just 4 months.

    You can see the full track record here.

    The earnings season is not over yet. We still have BABA, TSLA, PCLN, CSCO, NKE, FDX among others. We also trade SPY, VIX and RUT on regular basis.

    We invite you to join the most succesful options trading service.

    May 01 7:04 PM | Link | Comment!
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