October 2015 Core Strategy Pre-Trade Analysis Thursday October 8th 6:37 PM Posted in: Daily Blog Start Trading October is has historically performed slightly below average for the Core Strategy. Both the winning history and average returns are just below statistical performance for the lifetime of the Core. Most years have produced favorable returns with no years producing only losers, in fact 2014 was the most challenging year with a greater number of losing plays and low returns for winners. This dip in performance last year could prove to be a strong signal for future success if October is to keep its 82% winning history. Tech appears to to outperform during October with stellar results from AAPL and GOOG. Key Statistics 128 Total trades 105 Winning trades 82.03% Winning history 91.21% Average return Winning histories [do action="cs-winning-history-month" month="10" /] Historically successful picks [do action="cs-stats-stock" month="10" /] Keep in mind we may no longer trade options for some of the stocks listed here. Remember, no matter how great the statistics are or how good past trades were, you must set realistic limit orders to trade this strategy profitably. We highly recommend member's focus on our own target profit goals! As always, make money and happy trading!