ITARR: How To Reduce Losses

Zion National Park On page 167 of Mebane T. Faber and Eric W. Richardson’s book, “The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets” we read, “Our research has shown that returns are lower and volatility is higher when … [Read more]

ETF Ranking Update: 14 April 2014

Two ETF ranking data tables are presented below.  The first uses the familiar 50/30/20 breakdown for the 91-Day, 182-Day, volatility division.  The second table is the 60/20/20 allocation mentioned in several Forum posts. ETF Ranking 1:  The … [Read more]

Latest ETF Rankings: 12 April 2014

A modest decline in the equities market moved a number of ETFs below the performance level of SHY.  All the U.S. growth ETFs (VUG, VOT, and VBK) are showing weakness, with the price of VBK now positioned below or nearly equal to its 195-Day EMA.  … [Read more]