The last Kipling Tranche spreadsheet had errors that only impacted uses with more than a few securities. This latest version takes care of that problem. I hope this is the last update for awhile.
Updating the Huygens is not scheduled for a few weeks, but I have in my possession an early draft of the Kipling REDA 1.2 spreadsheet and I want to see how it handles the Huygens. The Kipling REDA may eventually be given another name. If you read HedgeHunter’s last post on the Hawking, you know […]
Here we have a brief update of the Baker’s Dozen portfolio (no real money is invested) using the latest Kipling spreadsheet or Version 2.0. Both the screenshots and “Camtasia” are available for reader edification. First the screenshot of the Tranche Momentum worksheet. Baker’s Dozen Tranche Momentum Recommendations: Beginning with the ETFs included in the Baker’s […]
Followers of the Dual Momentum Model (DMM) are familiar with the basic ideas laid out in Gary Antonacci’s book by the same name. In this blog post I’ll go through the basics of the DM model, and then add a few twists if readers are interested. First we begin with the Main Menu. Main Menu: […]
Within the TLH Spreadsheet is a worksheet designated as SR. SR is the Sortino Ratio worksheet, but it now includes additional data. It has been months since this “Camtasia” was updated and the newer TLH Spreadsheets hold additional data within the SR worksheet. For that reason, I’ve created a new “Camtasia” to help users know […]
Members occasionally ask for more information on how the the Absolute Acceleration value used in the Kipling SS’s is calculated. This post should answer this question. The Calculation The intent of the absolute acceleration (AA) calculation is to provide an indication of whether momentum is increasing (accelerating) or decreasing (decelerating – negative acceleration) at the […]
While I’ve not been involved in any of the back-testing (BT) of the Kipling LRPC 1.0 spreadsheet, I asked Herb if he would not mind running a test if I sent him a list of “ancient” Vanguard mutual funds. He consented and the results are posted below. The following funds were selected based on age […]
I started this post as a response to comments made in Lowell’s recent Pauling Portfolio Review (https://itawealth.com/pauling-portfolio-review-final-update-2017/#comment-7740) – but it got a little long-winded and I thought the points I wanted to make might justify a separate post that might be read by a wider audience. This post also serves as an introduction/preface to a […]