May 2018 Monthly Analysis Friday May 11th 10:35 AM Posted in: Monthly Options Analysis Start Trading May continues the general upward trend of our monthly options trading strategy that begins in the previous month. This month has favorable historical performance with an impressive 9 out of 10 winning history. Pay special attention to the Risk v. Reward graph (below) for a visual representation of how this month compares to the strategy as a whole. Note that for every return, this month consistently outperforms the monthly strategy as a whole for our charted returns. A glance at the trade history tells a similar story with only 2012 producing major losses. To be perfectly clear, our historical data indicates May has been a very successful month, however, be mindful when trading. We still recommend following our target guidelines to book profits as soon as they are presented and then close your positions to mitigate risk. Key Stats 132 Total trades 118 Winning trades 89% Winning history 133% Average return Risk vs Reward Successful Picks Keep in mind we may no longer trade options for some of the stocks listed here. StockPlaysWinsWinning HistoryAverage ReturnAAPL1010100.00%82%AMZN9888.89%106%BRCM55100.00%137%DIA11872.73%95%GOOG66100.00%134%IBM10990.00%234%QQQ131184.62%97%SPY77100.00%151%WYNN6583.33%69% 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!