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  • A Chance To Make 50% On Apple With Little Downside Risk [View article]
    Complex...Yes, but I do understand your strategy. Forgetting the "dividend call" part, I divide the $10000 max profit by the $20,000 margin on hold for 18 months (that's 540 days) for your 50% ROR. I then calculate a 30 day benchmark percentage return of 2.78%. Over 94% of my trades expire worthless with a 33 day average duration. Very few are closed early to take a high percentage of max profit or to close a loser to avoid max loss and preserve capital. My vertical and iron condor strategies consistently produce over 9% ROR (return on risk) PER MONTH and that's NET of commissions. Your 2.78% ROR is even before commission. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

    Thanks...but I'll pass on your strategy and stick to mine that I've been trading for almost five years.

    Jim
    Jul 1, 2012. 03:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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