The year has been tallied, I am happy to share the 2015 Results for the Couch Potato Trader Newsletter

As the year draws to a close, we have now completed another full year of trades for the Couch Potato Trader newsletter. As you know, I publish results on a quarterly basis, and wanted to now post the portfolio results for the full year. The results below are broken down by the three main trade strategies we trade:

SPX Weekly Iron Condor

# Weeks Traded: 33

Average # Days in Trade: 2

Average Gain: $22.55

Average Margin: $603.88

Average Gain on Margin: 3.7% per week

26 Gains, 7 Losses

SPY Monthly Iron Condor

# Months Traded: 12

Average # Days in Trade: 12

Average Gain: $16.08

Average Margin: $411

Average Gain on Margin: 3.9% per month

9 Gains, 3 Losses

RUT Monthly Iron Butterfly

# Months Traded: 11

Average # Days in Trade: 10

Average Gain: $119

Average Margin: $5,000

Average Gain on Margin: 2.4% per month

9 Gains, 2 Losses


Average gain on margin for all 3 strategies includes losing trades and those with no entry due to unfavorable market conditions.

We are pleased with the overall results and look forward to a successful 2016. If there any questions on these results or any of the Couch Potato Trades, please send me an email. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support of Option Investor and the Couch Potato Trader newsletter, and wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season!

As always, trade carefully and stay keen on your risk management,

Dot Hazlin