Stock and Bond Benchmark Indices 10-Years Thru December 2016. Includes Sectors and Factors. Download now.
Here is BlackRock's most excellent Stock and Bond Benchmark Returns Comparison for June 2016. Download the PDF file. A furious post Brexit rally turns most US stock indices positive for month of Junes. Bond indices were well bid all month.
On June 24, 2016, the first trading day after BREXIT, global stock markets plunged. The S&P 500 lost nearly 4%. But our ETF Model Portfolio gained nearly 1%. This represents actual investment performance on over $2.2 million invested. Not a hypothetical simulation.
The Fed last raised interest rates 9 years ago. We have had 7 years of Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP). How will the markets react to today's FOMC decision? We can help you position your investment portfolio.
Download Successful Portfolios' Low Volatility Portfolio Factsheet. For more details read our Low Volatility White Paper. A recent story in Yahoo Finance explains "why low volatility stocks could be your best bet for 2016".
Stock picking is not easy. Sure you can make money picking stocks. But the real question is can you do better than simply buying a low cost index ETF? Most investors can’t. Picking stocks to short-sell is even tougher. To execute a short-sale you pick a stock that you think will go down. Then you [...]
A lot has happened since we introduced our Global Growth & Income ETF Portfolio back in April of this year. Emerging market equities have underperformed and U.S. Treasuries have outperformed. View our updated ETF Model spreadsheets.
Conventional asset allocation calls for investors to strategically sell stocks as they rise and buy stocks as they fall.... Trouble is many investors cannot follow the core precept of conventional asset allocation.
Learn how to build a personalized, high-performance portfolio based on the Dow Jones Composite Average. Download Successful Portfolios newest white paper: "Yes, You Can Invest Directly in an Index". Listed below are the seven tips we set forth for investors seeking enhanced returns in the stock market:
At Successful Portfolios, we recently created a low-cost Global Growth & Income Model Portfolio. A breakdown of the portfolio can be found here. Our model holds five strategically selected Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Each ETF is available for commission-free trading through Schwab ETF OneSource. Our selected ETFs are as follows: