2016 Portfolio Results for Couch Potato Trader

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: 39

Average Gain (including losses): $35

Average Margin: $865

Average Gain on Margin: 4.0% per week

33 Gains, 6 Losses

SPY Monthly Iron Condor

# Months Traded: 11

Average Gain (including losses): $5

Average Margin: $411

Average Gain on Margin: 1.2% per month

7 Gains, 4 Losses

RUT Monthly Iron Butterfly

# Months Traded: 11

Average Gain (including losses): $126

Average Margin: $5,000

Average Gain on Margin: 2.5% per month

8 Gains, 3 Losses

We are pleased with the overall results and look forward to a successful 2017. If there any questions on these results or any of the Couch Potato Trader 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