Returns for most investment portfolios are heavily tied to the stock market. Option selling strategies can be an effective way to achieve decent returns while reducing a portfolio's correlation to equities.

Tactile Options Mini Portfolio

Growth of $10,000
Includes Idle Cash Held & Trade Commissions

Annualized Return Total Return Sharpe Ratio Maximum Drawdown Correlation to S&P 500 Beta to S&P 500 Average Trades/Month Winning Trades
30.78% 52.94% 2.65 -12% 32% 0.21 2.9 63%
Tactile Options Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020 11.12% 0.00% -11.47% 18.26% 9.75%
2021 33.24% 5.01% 4.13% 1.35% 2.41% 4.82% 2.32% -0.22% 3.80% 0.62% 2.20% -1.31% 2.14%
2022 -1.09% 1.80% -3.86% 1.08%


Tactile options trades iron condors, diagonals, credit spreads and butterfly spreads on US equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded volatility notes (ETNs). It also trades 'the wheel' (cash-secured puts and covered calls) on select stocks, all while using cash as an active position.

Prioritizes trades with low directional bias

Includes heavy emphasis on 'short volatility'

Low trade frequencies - avoids daytrading

Demonstrates low correlation to equity indices

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