Next to the youngest of the ITA portfolios is the Franklin, launched at the end of November of 2020. This launch date is the reason the performance data uses 11/30/2020 as the starting date. Only the Copernicus, launched this past January is younger. As one of the Dual Momentum™
Franklin Portfolio Update: 15 July 2022
Even though the Franklin is not up for review for a few weeks, I wanted to take a look to see what the Dual Momentum™ recommendation is as this portfolio is one of the poorest performers here at ITA. Since I set limit orders to move out of
Franklin Portfolio Review: 26 August 2022
Franklin, one of the four Dual Momentum™ portfolios is up for review this morning and what a contrast in performance compared with the Kepler. The Franklin struggled to show a positive IRR right out of the blocks as it
Franklin Portfolio Review: 29 September 2022
Franklin is the Dual Momentum™ portfolio up for review this morning. Since 11/30/2022, the Franklin has been one of the worst performing portfolios tracked here at ITA. It is not the model that is at fault, but rather due to the luck-of-review-date as
Buying Guidelines For BPI Model Portfolios: 9 December 2022
BPI Model buying guidelines. Two of the sixteen portfolios I track here on the ITA blog are now managed using the Bullish Percent Indicator (BPI) Model. They are: Carson and Franklin. Thus far there have been few buying opportunities as the U.S.
Franklin Portfolio Update With A Bard Example: 12 April 2023
Franklin (named for Rosalind of DNA fame) is the portfolio scheduled for an update this morning. Moments ago I checked the latest Sector BPI data and Utilities (VPU) remains in the overbought zone. The recommendation is to place a 3% Trailing Stop Loss
Franklin Sector BPI Update: 18 April 2023
Franklin is one of four Sector BPI portfolios. Perhaps I should title these portfolios, Sector BPI Plus as each now contains more than the eleven (11) sector ETFs in an effort to patch one of the potential holes in the Sector BPI hypothesis. Past
Franklin Sector BPI Portfolio Review: 12 May 2023
Franklin is one of four portfolio currently managed using the Sector BPI Plus model. Yesterday I updated the Bullish Percent Indicator table (to be published tomorrow) and Telecom (VOX) was a Buy recommendation. Energy (VDE) is very close to a Buy. Look for the BPI data tomorrow.