SPX Trader’s Blog

SPX Option Trader

This is where we post our opinions and thoughts on our trading SPX weekly options. These comments will make the most sense to those who are subscribers to our service. Each week we seek to share commentary and information that explains our approach to trading. Hopefully you will find our comments helpful in your trading.

Week in Review 4/29/2019-5/3/2019

Another great week and month for us at SPX Option Trader. We ended the week with +245% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +167% ROI in our SPY weekly option […]

Week in Review 4/22/2019-4/26/2019

Another good week for us at SPX Option Trader. We were up +266% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +238% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. As we mentioned last […]

Week in Review 4/15/2019-4/19/2019

It was a rough week for us at SPX Option Trader. Drawdowns are part of trading, we expect them and prepare for them, but we never enjoy them when they happen. Being […]

Week in Review 4/8/2019-4/12/2019

It was another profitable week for us at SPX Option Trader. We had +55% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +49% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. There were […]

Week in Review 4/1/2019-4/5/2019

Another profitable week for us at SPX Option Trader! We ended the week with +92% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +61% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. We had […]

Week in Review 2/25/2019-3/1/2019

We had another profitable month of trading at SPX Option Trader. We ended February +393% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading and +351% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. This […]

Week in Review 2/4/2019-2/8/2019

It was another great week for us at SPX Option Trader! For the week we were up +516% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +509% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. […]

Week in Review 1/28/2019-2/1/2019

We ended the month of January with +122% ROI in SPY weekly option trading and +85% ROI in SPX weekly option trading. A profitable month, but obviously way below our historic averages […]

Week in Review 1/7/2019-1/11/2019

 

We had another profitable week at SPX Option Trader. We ended up +39% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading and +19% ROI in SPX weekly option trading. It was a tough […]

Week in Review 12/31/2018-1/5/2019

It was a great 2018 for us at SPX Option Trader. We had +8,411% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +7,827% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. These amazing returns don’t […]

Week in Review 12/10/2018-12/14/2018

Another great week for us at SPX Option Trader. We were up +152% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +149% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. The recent volatility […]

Week in Review 12/3/2018-12/7/2018

It was an unusual week in our trading. This market is extremely volatile, and these huge swings are certainly presenting many challenges to those of us who are day traders. There were […]

Week in Review 11/26/2018-11/30/2018

Another good month for us at SPX Option Trader. We finished November with +557% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +532% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. For this past week […]

Week in Review 11/5/2018-11/9/2018

 

Another great week for us at SPX Option Trader, we had +181% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +170% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. That was with only 3 days […]

Week in Review 10/8/2018-10/12/2018

It was another good week for us at SPX Option Trader with +148% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading and +96% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. The volatility spike […]

Week in Review 10/1/2018-10/5/2018

 

We had another good week at SPX Option Trader. We were +209% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +183% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. We saw several flat […]

Week in Review 9/3/2018-9/7/2018

Another great week for us at SPX Option Trader. For the week we had +302% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +278% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. That […]

Week in Review 7/30/2018-8/3/2018

We had a great month of July at SPX Option Trader. We ended the month +1,168% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +1,187% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. […]

Week in Review 7/2/2018-7/6/2018

We had another great week of trading at SPX Option Trader. We were up +400% ROI in SPX weekly option trading and +392% ROI in SPY weekly option trading. This was a […]

Week in Review 06/4/2018-6/8/2018

We had another good week in our trading at SPX Option Trader. We were +87% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +55% in our SPY weekly option trading. Not a […]

Week in Review 5/7/2018-5/11/2018

Another great week of trading for us at SPX Option Trader with +195% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading and +171% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. It was a […]

Week in Review 4/16/18-4/20/18

It was another great week for us at SPX Option Trader! For the week we were up +488% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +525% ROI in our SPY weekly […]

Week in Review 4/9/18-4/13/18

It was a back and forth week for us in our trading at SPX Option Trader. We ended the week with a small profit of +33% ROI in our SPY weekly option […]

Week in Review 4/2/18-4/6/18

It was another great week for us at SPX Option Trader. We were up +756% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +700% ROI in our SPY Weekly Option Trading. We […]

Week in Review 3/26/18-3/30/18

It was another great month for us at SPX Option Trader. We ended March +999% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +840% ROI in our SPY weekly Option Trading. This […]

Week in Review 3/19/18-3/23/18

It was another great week for us at SPX Option Trader. We were up +577% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and + 524% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. […]

Week in Review 3/12/18-3/16/18

It was a flat week for us in our SPX Weekly Option Trading. We were +6% ROI in our SPY Weekly Option Trading and -2% ROI in our SPX Weekly Option trading. […]

Week in Review 3/5/18-3/9/18

We had a good week at SPX Option Trader. We were up +411% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +293% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. It was a […]

Week in Review 2/26/18-3/2/18

It was a good week for us at SPX Option Trader. We were up +159% ROI  in our SPY weekly option trading and +128% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. We […]

Week in Review 2/20/18-2/23/18

It was a good abbreviated week in our trading, we were up +170% ROI in our SPX Weekly Option Day Trading, and +162% ROI in our SPY Weekly Option Day Trading. It […]

Week in review 2/12/18-2/16/18

It was another wild ride in the markets this week. We were glad to see the pricing of the options came back down to a level where we felt comfortable trading this […]

Week in review 2/5/18-2/9/18

What a wild week in the markets! Due to the extreme jump in option prices, we only traded one day and made +200% ROI in our SPX Weekly Option Trader. With the […]

Week in Review 1/29/18-2/2/18

It was a good January for us in our SPX Daily Outlook. We ended the month with +1,577% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +1,422% ROI in our SPY weekly […]

Week in Review 1/22/18-1/26/18

It was a great week for us in our day trading with +364% ROI in our SPX weekly Option Trading and +559% ROI in our SPY weekly Option trading. It was a […]

Week in Review 1/16/18-1/19/18

It was an abbreviated trading week and we ended up with 2 winners and 2 losers in our SPX Weekly Option Trading for a weekly return of +61% ROI in our SPX […]

Week in Review 1/8/18-1/12/18

It was a tough week, as we got whipped back and forth. 3 losers and 2 winners in our SPX Weekly Option trading for a total of -53% for the week, and […]

Week in Review 1/2/18-1/5/18

Another amazing week of profits for us at SPX Option Trader. For the week we were up +1,187% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading with only 4 day trades!  +872% ROI […]

Week in Review 12/26/17-12/29/17

 

Another great week, month and year for us at SPX Option Trader. We had a great year with +11,498% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +6,960% ROI in our SPY […]

Week in Review 12/18/17-12/22/17

Overall another good week for us in our trading. For the week we were up +67% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading, +39% ROI in SPX weekly option trading.  Not a […]

Week in Review 12/4/17-12/8/17

The first full week of December was back and forth for us in our trading. Month to date we are +326% ROI for our SPX weekly option trading, +478% ROI in our […]

Week in Review for 11/27/17-12/1/17

Another Fantastic week of trading for us. +1,044% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading, +724% ROI  in our SPY weekly option trading and +66% ROM in our SPX Spread Trader! That […]

Week in Review 11/20/17-11/23/17

It is Thanksgiving week and we have much to be thankful for. It was a nice abbreviated trading week for us +242% ROI for our SPX weekly option trading and +156% ROI […]

Week in Review 11/6/17-11/10/17

Month to date we are +394% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +388% ROI in our SPY Weekly Option Trading and -3% ROM in our SPX Spread Trader. This past […]

Week in Review 10/30/17-11/3/17

It another great week of trading for us! +611% ROI for our SPX weekly option trading, +494% ROI for our SPY weekly trading and +58% ROM for our SPX Spread Trader. A […]

Week in Review 10/9/17-10/13/17

We had a mixed week in our trading +37% ROI day trading SPY Weekly Options and -81% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. Down weeks are never exciting or something we […]

Week in Review 10/2/17-10/6/17

We had another great week in our trading +302% ROI day trading SPX Weekly Options and +90% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. We also had  +14% ROM in our SPX […]

Week in Review 9/25/17-9/29/17

We had another great week in our trading +658% ROI day trading SPX Weekly Options and +40% ROI in our SPY weekly options trading.  We finish the month of Sept +1,531% ROI […]

Week in Review 9/18/17-9/22/17

We had a nice week with +75% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading. That puts us at +874% ROI so far for the month of September. This week we experienced a […]

Week in Review 9/11/17-9/15/17

Monday was by far the stand out day in this past week’s trading as we made +262% in a single trade, day trading SPX weekly options. It is always a great way […]

Week in Review 9/4/17-9/8/17

It was a great 1st week of September as we were up +840% ROI day trading SPX weekly options and +232% ROI day trading SPY weekly options. A truly astounding week and […]

Week in Review 8/28/17-9/1/17

We ended the month of August with +244% ROI in our SPX weekly option trading and +13% ROI in our SPY weekly option trading. That is clearly below our historic averages and […]

Week in review 8/21/17-8/25/17

This week’s trading was a bit choppy, but we finished the week with +71% gain in our SPX Daily Option Trading and +71% in our SPY Daily Option Trading. Here is a […]

Week in Review 8/14/17-8/18/17

A good week in our trading. We were up +359% day trading SPX Weekly options and +106% day trading SPY weekly options. It has been a bit of a wild ride over […]

Weathering the Storms

It’s been a bit rough in our trading over the past few weeks. We are still up 313% for the month of July in our SPX Daily Outlook, but we’ve had two […]

The Secret to Our Success

Another great week for us day trading SPX Weekly Options +270%, and +199% in our SPY weekly option trading.  June proved to be another great month as we were up +1,299% for […]

Adjustments to Entry Time

It was a good week Day Trading SPX Weekly Options with +235% return for the week. Each day in our SPX Daily Outlook we provide the limit price for the option we […]

Letting Your Winners Run

We had another great week Day Trading SPX weekly Options +479% and +215% Day Trading SPY weekly options. One of the most difficult aspects of trading, is letting your winners run. This […]

The Ones That Get Away

April was a good month for us, + 641% Day trading SPX weekly options  and + 399% in SPY trading. A bit below our monthly average but still a nice month’s profit. […]

The Importance of Target Levels

Another great week for us as we were up  +417% day trading SPX weekly options and  +257%  day trading SPY weekly options. This week there were several example of why our SPX […]

How to Trade on a Fed Day

We had another great week +389% day trading SPX Weekly options and +278% day trading SPY weekly options. The standout day of trading was certainly Wednesday with the FOMC meeting. Trading on a […]

Week in Review

This week was a good week for us as we had +548% return day trading SPX weekly options, and +634% day trading SPY weekly options. It was a week full of market […]

Dealing with Expectations

This past week we were up +89% day trading SPX weekly options. Many traders would be thrilled to have over 20% average per day return on investment. Yet, that is below our […]

Why No Intraday Commentary?

We had another great week at SPX Option Trader with 211% return day trading SPX weekly options and 330% return day trading SPY weekly options. As always, the key to our trading […]

Guidance for Exiting the Trade

We had another great week day trading SPX weekly options with +492% return this week! The markets saw some very strong trending days and provided a couple of great examples of why […]

Having the Right Tools

Day Trading SPX Weekly OptionsWe had another great week this past week, with +653% weekly gain day trading SPX weekly options. We believe the best resource for Day Trading the SPX Weekly […]

Part-Time Traders

We had another great week Day Trading SPX and SPY weekly options. Our SPY Trading had a weekly
return of 424% while our SPX Trading had a weekly return of 398%. One of […]

How We Trade SPX Weekly Options

We had a great start to the New Year with +1,168% return Day Trading SPX Weekly Options. We had a winning trade each day of the week. We are off to a fantastic […]

Trading like a Vulcan

Trade like a VulcanEmotions have no place in the life of a day trader. Many will remember
Spock from Star Trek, a Vulcan who had no emotions. Spock would have made an excellent […]

How Much Should I Invest?

SPX Option TraderOne of the most important questions every trader must answer is this, what dollar amount should I be trading? This is a question we are asked quite often, and the answer we […]

Staying the course

Friday the S&P 500 ended lower for the 9th straight day, the longest SPX Option Traderlosing streak since December of 1980! When the market is moving in such unusual ways, it is […]

New Addition to our Daily Outlook

We have an exciting addition to our service to share with you. Our SPX Daily Outlook will now include information on the SPY as well as the SPX.SPX Option Trader

Recently the CBOE […]

Broken Support Often Becomes Resistance

Our trading on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 was a great day. We forecast a down day and it was a wonderful day to have entered a put early on. All of our forecast levels were hit and it was a […]

Dealing with Down Days

the twists and turns of tradingNo one likes to take a losing trade, none of us are trading for the purpose of losing money. Yet it is a reality of all trading, […]

Advanced Trading Strategy for Re-Entry

September 28, 2016 was a very interesting day in our trading. It was a losing day for us in our tracked performance on the website, but the price action is worthy of commentary. We forecasted an up day and entered […]

Trading on a Fed Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 was a very interesting day in our trading, and so wanted to comment a bit on how we approached the day. Whenever there is a Fed announcement regarding interest rates, it clearly will be a volatile day. […]

No Trade Days

This week ending on September 16, 2016 we had no trade on Friday, and so thought it was a good opportunity to share why we had no trade. It has nothing to do with our perception of market direction. We […]

Power of the Moving Average

Friday, September 9, 2016 was clearly the stand out day of the week, in our day Trading SPX weekly options we had a 725% profit. It was a huge profit day, and one of those days were it was very […]