November 2017 Pre-trade Analysis

We near the end of 2017 with another positive month for monthly options.  Our analysis yields good overall statistics for the month, with an average winning history (83%) on parity with the monthly options traded throughout the year. The average return for those trades is well above our target guidelines at 80%. A further analysis of winning histories and returns show November underperforming the year as a whole. Note the gap beginning at 20% return and widening throughout the graph. This indicates elevated risk as you pursue higher and higher returns. Take our advice and book profit as soon as it presents itself.

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Risk vs Reward

This graph shows the percentage of winning trades that achieved indicated returns.

Successful Picks

Keep in mind we may no longer trade options for some of the stocks listed here.

Stock Plays Wins Winning History Average Return
AAPL 8 7 87.50% 137%
AMZN 11 9 81.82% 104%
BIDU 5 2 40.00% 53%
BRCM 6 6 100.00% 132%
DIA 15 13 86.67% 63%
GOOG 6 4 66.67% 78%
IBM 10 9 90.00% 90%
QQQ 13 13 100.00% 94%
WYNN 8 7 87.50% 142%
YHOO 5 4 80.00% 68%

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!

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