McClintock is one of four Dual Momentum™ portfolios tracked here at ITA Wealth Management. Is this investing model doing an adequate job for the owner of this portfolio? Follow along as I walk through the review or updating process. If there are new readers who are not familiar with the Dual Momentum model, it is […]
McClintock is one of four Dual Momentum™ portfolios tracked at ITA. This investing model is designed to protect capital. How well is this portfolio meeting this goal. While the Schrodinger lost approximately 6.0% in April, the McClintock decline 2.6%. That is a significant difference.
McClintock is a Dual Momentum™ portfolio where a longer look-back period is used. As you recall, the Franklin recommendation was to move out of VTI and into a lower volatile security. The Franklin uses a shorter look-back combination so it is quicker to react to market movements. Not so with the McClintock as you will […]
Happy Thanksgiving Before getting into the McClintock review, let me wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. I realize it is a few weeks late for Canadian citizens. Just help celebrate with us tomorrow. As one of three Dual Momentum portfolios participating in an experiment where different look-back periods are used, the McClintock uses the middle […]
McClintock, a Dual Momentum portfolio, is up for review this morning. Normally I don’t show the Main Menu settings. However, they can be viewed in the following screenshot as the look-back combination was recently changed. Check the Linear Regression periods. While the Franklin now uses the default combination, the McClintock is using 100 – and […]