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Q4 and 2009 Performance Review

Monday, December 28, 2009


The iron condor newsletter returned over 18% in the final quarter this year, versus 3% for the benchmark and market index, and also managed to outperform both the market and our benchmark for 2009. Just as importantly, our maximum drawdown (9%) and standard deviation (5.6%) were nearly identical to those of the market as a whole (9%, 5.7%), indicating that we also outperformed on a risk-adjusted basis. There is a common misconception that an iron condor options spread is…

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