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Review Of Model Portfolios
Article By: Richard Shaw Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:59 PM EDT
Remember that asset allocation is a far more important determination of your investment returns and portfolio volatility and periods of maximum drawdown than the specific securities you chose to represent asset categories.
In this article: P, BND, VXUS, IWM, VBR, VTI, BNDX, BIL, VTIP
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Higher Rates Are A Headwind For US Stocks
Article By: Douglas Gammons Monday, March 26, 2018 7:01 PM EDT
We had a nice market today. Things are definitely looking a lot better than last week. I don't think we can declare a new uptrend quite yet though because the new 52-week lows are still a bit too elevated.
In this article: BWX, IEF, ITA, UUP, COMP, SPX, BNDX
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The 2018 Global Financial Asset Portfolio
Article By: Cullen Roche Tuesday, January 2, 2018 7:31 PM EDT
I think it’s smart to start any asset allocation process with the GFAP. But every investor is different and because there are obvious flaws in the GFAP that make it inappropriate for certain investors. Here’s the 2018 allocation of the GFAP.
In this article: , BND, VXUS, VTI, BNDX
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The Trump Administration Won’t Help These Companies At All
Article By: Michael Lewitt Friday, December 23, 2016 12:27 PM EDT
Yellen’s higher rates, plus Trump’s proposed tax cuts, are positioned to deal a serious blow to the high yield sector. Here’s why.
In this article: BNDX
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Do Stock Sellers Understand Something That Recent Buyers Do Not?
Article By: Gary Gordon Wednesday, December 7, 2016 5:11 PM EDT
Is the stock market going up because there are more buyers than sellers? No. There are a fixed number of shares in the marketplace. For every buyer of a share, there needs to be a seller of the asset.
In this article: MDLOX, BND, VEU, VTI, BNDX
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Here’s How To Profit Off The Real Brains Of The Market
Article By: Michael Lewitt Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:09 AM EDT
Stocks paused from their post-election rally last week as the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained a paltry 18.28 points or 0.1% to end the week at 19170.42.
In this article: VRX, TSLA, BNDX Also: FNMA, FMCC
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Intermediate-Term Technical Condition Of Domestic & Int’l Stocks And Bonds
Article By: Richard Shaw Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:48 PM EDT
US stocks could be in decline as DM and EM stock are ascending, in which case emotions may prevent the reallocation, or the gains and losses could substantially cancel each other.
In this article: B, BND, VEA, SPY, VWO, BNDX, VWOB
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Lowered Long-Term Portfolio Return Expectations: Mean Reversion Impact
Article By: Richard Shaw Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:21 AM EDT
The current trend is generally up, with non-US developed markets struggling, and emerging markets transitioning to clear up trend. Here are the trend ratings for ETFs representing key asset categories commonly found in portfolios.
In this article: HDV, SCHD, BND, VEA, VCIT, VCLT, VCSH, DVY, EMB, EWG, EWJ, FVD, FXI, GLD, IWB, IWD, IWF, IWM, IWN, IWO, SDY, VIG, VNQ, VTI, VWO, XLB, XLE, XLF, XLI, XLK, XLU, XLV, XLY, BNDX, BIL
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Central Bank Stupidity Has Opened Up The Trade Of A Lifetime
Article By: Michael Lewitt Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:35 PM EDT
Make no mistake about it – negative interest rates are the most destructive and intellectually indefensible policy in a long list of destructive and indefensible policies foisted on the world by central bankers since the financial crisis.
In this article: FXE, IGOV, BWX, BNDX
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Should You Currency Hedge Stock And Bond Funds?
Article By: Richard Shaw Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:48 AM EDT
On balance, Dollar-based investors owning foreign assets hedged back to the Dollar is generally a good idea. In the case of bonds, we think currency hedging is virtually always a good idea.
In this article: FXE, PFBDX, FXY, EWJ, EWG, HEWG, BNDX, PFODX
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Survey Of Technical Condition And Portfolio Attributes Of Key Bond Fund Types
Article By: Richard Shaw Wednesday, April 15, 2015 1:21 PM EDT
There may seem to be a bewildering array of bond fund types. This survey of key bond types may help you chose which if any are appropriate for your particular circumstances and portfolio.
In this article: BND, BSV, BIV, VGSH, VGIT, VCSH, VCIT, VWIUX, VWAHX, BNDX, VMBS, PFF, BLV, HYG, WMAR, EMHY, BKLN
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Negative-Yielding Bonds Proliferate
Article By: Wall Street Daily Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:08 PM EDT
From a risk-return standpoint, there’s really no reason to own any of these funds. Basically, bond portfolios loaded with Japanese government bonds, German bunds, and French OATs have a huge weight around their necks.
In this article: BNDX, AIDIX, BEGBX, BWX, BWZ
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New Cambria Fund Is A Game Changer
Article By: Wall Street Daily Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:29 AM EDT
Every investor is different, and each person will have to decide whether GAA’s convenience and cost-effectiveness outweighs the minor drawback presented by these holdings.
In this article: BNDX, GAA
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