Here is how the Stock Market Crash of 1987 went down. Crash, volatility, consolidation. The bottom was in. There was no recession.... Critical rules for making money in the stock market: Don’t Sell at the Bottom in a Panic and Don't Panic and Sell at the Bottom.
Stock and Bond Benchmark Indices 10-Years Thru December 2016. Includes Sectors and Factors. Download now.
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".
...What once may have been a respected, widely-held large cap stock is now a despised and embarrassing penny stock subject to exchange delisting. Many times these companies go bankrupt and stockholders lose everything. Other times a turnaround develops that offers favorable short-term trading opportunities. Some turnaround situations even prove to be long-term stock market winners going forward. It is important to recognize that a stock can represent a good investment risk even if it's highly likely to decline in price and eventually become worthless. Let me explain...
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.
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: