Chicken Little Portfolio Performance July 2015

July 2015 monthly update for the Chicken Little Portfolio.
In July 2015, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 1.74% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.59%.

Chicken Little is now betting on stocks going down with a very modest short position in both US and Non-US stocks.
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Chicken Little is Shorting Stocks (in Poultry amounts)

July 2015 performance

July 2015Since 3/31/15
Chicken Little1.74%-1.97%
Dow Jones0.59%0.15%

The Chicken Little Portfolio gained 1.74% in July. This was due primarily to the positive return on US Long-Term Bonds.

AssetSymbolJuly 20152015 YTD
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA0.59%0.52%
Non-US StocksEFA2.03%8.30%
Emerging Market StocksEEM-6.31%-4.76%
US Long-Term BondsTLT4.54%-1.43%


August 2015 portfolio positions

As of August 1st, the Chicken Little Portfolio remains ready for a deflationary depression. The only substantial risk in the portfolio remains the 30% position in Long-Term US Treasury bonds. There are two changes in the portfolio. First, the gold short has been increased. Second, the portfolio is now short US stocks. 


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