New Version
May 2021 Version is out!
May is upon us, and we are happy to announce a new version to Samurai where we've added more features based on your feedback.

This version added quality of life improvements in the scanner and added more data columns in the trade log.

We are excited about this version. Here are the improvements included:

  • Re-order columns in the scanner
  • Added data columns in Trade-Log including: ROI, Annualized ROI, Percent of max profit, and more.
  • Bug fixes and UI improvements

Read the full article on our blog, and reach out if you have any questions or feedback: May 2021 Notes
New Version
Trade log feature is launched (April 2021 version)

After months of planning, designing, working, and testing it internally, we are happy to announce that the new version of April 2021 includes a whole new module: The Trade log. Technically, this feature allows you to add trades from our scanner and track them over time. But more importantly, it will enable you to learn and test new strategies, improve and easily track current open trades and, with coming improvement, will allow you to adjust trades, backtest, and more.

We are excited about this version. Here are the improvements included:

  • A public beta of the Trade log feature
  • Added new universes for ETFs constitutes
  • Added new data points for the scenario engine
  • Added options expiration cycle filter
  • Server improvements
  • Bug fixes and UI improvements

Read the full article on our blog, and reach out if you have any questions or feedback
New Version
March 2021 Version is out!

We've launched new features, and we are looking for testers for the new Trade log feature coming in the next couple of months. Read more here!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new version for March 2021. In this version, we've added two new strategies, new predefined scans, deployed bug fixes, and more.

Main improvements include:
  • Call and Put Butterfly strategy (Beta)
  • New Predefined scans
  • Improved the strategy selector
  • Bug fixes

For more details - read the blog post: https://blog.optionsamurai.com/march-2021-version-is-out/
Tip: Use Scans as Part of Your Investment Process

Making a repeatable process is critical to generate consistent gains in the market. Having a reliable method saves time, helps us ignore the noise while always keeping our eyes on the essential aspects of trading. As the market change, it is also easier to investigate the process and adjust it than fix an ad-hoc trading method.

This article explains how you can use Option Samurai scans to save time and improve your process.

Read more in the blog

New Version
February 2021 Version is live!
We are very happy to announce the launch of our new version for February 2021. In this version, we've added a new strategy, improved our stock analysis model, added predefined scans, improved speed and sorting, and much more.
Main improvements include:
  • Stock analysis improvement
  • Iron Butterfly strategy (Beta)
  • Improved sorting
  • New Predefined scans
  • New filter: Weekly options
  • Speed improvement and bug fixes

Read the full notes on our blog post.
Speed improvements
We used the long weekend to improve our servers and backend code to make the site run faster. Especially for strategies with many permutations, such as Iron Condors and Diagonals. Sorting is also done faster based on the cache and not re-scanning. 

New Post: Dividend Yield on strike - Example $KO trade
We've just released a new post that looks in-depth into one of the trades we did during the recent COVID crash. This was a low-risk trade on a dividend-paying stock that utilized one of our unique data points, the 'Dividend Yield on Strike .'

In this article, you'll learn:
  • What is the dividend yield on strike value is?
  • Coca-Cola trade example, considerations, and things to check.
  • How you can use it in your trades when markets are expensive

New Version
January 2021 Version is out!
Happy new year! We are so glad to announce the first version release of 2021. In this version, we've added many new features, including many features you've been requesting for:
  • Calendar spreads
  • Diagonal Spreads
  • Iron Condor improvements
  • Hide lower and left panes
  • Redesign the 'add filters' window
  • Added filter: single leg mid price
  • Bugs and UX improvements

Read More on the blog post: Blog

New post: Implied Volatility Backtest pt. 3
A new article is up - Implied Volatility backtest part 3. In this part, we check the relation between IV rank and REAL volatility and between RV rank and IMPLIED volatility.
Check the article on our blog.

Added Calendar Spreads as a Beta feature!
We are happy to announce that we've launched the calendar spreads feature (meanwhile as beta). We have received many requests for this feature so we are happy to bring it to you before 2020 is over.
The feature is live and feedback is welcomed!