April 2017 Pre-trade Analysis Monday April 10th 4:01 PM Posted in: Daily Blog Start Trading April kicks the Core Strategy up into far better territory compared to March. All of the key factors are where we expect to see them. The winning history is a full 15 points higher at 85% (better than 8 out of 10 trades) and the average return is a full 12 points higher at 92%. The trade history also looks much better with only 2013 yielding mixed results. Please note that the market will be closed on Friday, meaning we may trade this Thursday or wait until the following Monday to issue alerts. As always, focus on our target guidelines to lock in profits when presented and then drop the trade. Key Stats 121 Total trades 103 Winning trades 85% Winning history 92% Average return Risk vs Reward April performs very well vs the average for the Core. Successful Picks Only GOOG (still traded) has performed without fail, QQQ is not far behind. Stock Plays Wins Winning History Average Return AAPL 9 7 77.78% 95% AMZN 9 6 66.67% 97% BIDU 7 5 71.43% 123% BRCM 5 5 100.00% 150% DIA 12 11 91.67% 91% EBAY 5 5 100.00% 61% GOOG 6 6 100.00% 71% IBM 8 7 87.50% 92% QQQ 12 11 91.67% 97% WYNN 7 5 71.43% 35% 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!