It will not be another stimulus bill or quantitative easing. It will be demographics.
March, 2012 Archive
With a new year brings renewed expectations; such is the case with the Value & Growth 2 Model.
February was a good month for the model as a few of the companies saw a modest rise in their stock prices.
February was pretty uneventful for both Alpha Trapper and Beta Blocker models. No trades were made and price movement was minimal.
The market continued its winning ways in February as it slowly but surely moved ahead. Most major averages surpassed the levels attained in the spring of 2011.
February was a very poor month for the Breakouts and Reversals model portfolio.
In the Long Term GARP model, all most 85% of the market value of the portfolio is held in five holdings, including Liberty Interactive (LINTA), Intuit (INTU), Direct TV (DTV).
We had a good January and February. The portfolio is up more than 30% year-to-date.
As February gives way to March, I continue to feel very positive about the broad market’s prospects.
The general stock markets have had a smooth three-month uptrend. The Trend Following model is seeking and will seek the equity leaders if the market upturn continues