December 2017 Pre-trade Analysis Friday December 8th 9:38 AM Posted in: Monthly Options Analysis Start Trading Our last month of trading for the year looks extremely positive. Historically, this month has tracked 1:1 vs. the average performance of the year. This is particularly apparent throughout our target profit range of 30% to 50%. For key statistics, this month is virtually indistinguishable from November save for the average return at 72%. Our recommendation is to focus on our target guidelines to lock in profits when presented as this is where December has traditionally excelled. Key Stats 129 Total trades 105 Winning trades 81% Winning history 72% Average return Risk vs Reward 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% 40% AMZN 13 12 92.31% 75% BRCM 6 4 66.67% 42% DIA 14 11 78.57% 94% GOOG 7 6 85.71% 53% IBM 10 8 80.00% 43% QQQ 14 12 85.71% 72% YHOO 5 5 100.00% 81% 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!