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27 May

SELL IN MAY AND GO AWAY (Mutual Fund/ETF Newsletter 5/7/15)

It’s very simple. Move into a 100% invested position on November 1st and sell everything on April 30th. $10,000 invested in the Dow on November 1, 1950 would have grown to $838,051. Now if you did just the opposite, buying on May 1st and selling on October 31st, your $10,000 would have shrunk to would

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27 May

Trading Range Persists (Mutual Fund/ETF Newsletter 5/7/15)

The market took a hit yesterday, when Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen raised the following concern: “I would highlight that equity market valuations at this point generally are quite high. There are potential dangers there.” The market reacted accordingly. At one point, the Dow was down 195 points. Yellen’s comments could be compared to Alan

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20 Nov

MUTUAL FUND/ETF STRATEGY REVIEW

The Chartist investment strategy is based upon our Chartist timing models which dictate our entry and exit into and out of the market. Our disciplined strategy has been developed over the past forty-four years of investing our own money. Our goal is to catch the primary trend of the market. We are neither predisposed to

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30 Sep

Presidential Election Cycle (9/30/2014)

During mid-term election years October, November and December have followed September as the three strongest months. Since 1930, the S&P 500 has gained an average of more than 2.5% in October, 2.0% in November and about 1.8% in December. If the pattern persists, these historically strong months will lead into the pre-election year of the

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