October 2015 Chicken Little Portfolio Performance

October 2015 monthly update for the Chicken Little Portfolio.
In October 2015, the Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.54%. In an historic month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 8.58%.

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Chicken Little changed nothing substantial during the month of October. The portfolio remains heavily invested in US Treasuries, short precious metals, and fractionally short global stocks.

Chicken Little Still Hunkered Down

Octobe 2015 performance

Oct. 2015
Since 3/31/15
Chicken Little-0.54%-1.98%
Dow Jones+8.58%+0.59%

The Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.54% in October. All positions in the portfolio were unprofitable in October 2015. Chicken Little's Treasury bonds declined modestly. Chicken Little also suffered from shorting stocks and precious metals.

AssetSymbolOct 20152015 YTD
Dow JonesDIA+8.58%+0.95%
Non-US StocksEFA+6.61%+2.27%
Emerging Market StocksEEM+6.38%-10.48%
US Long-Term BondsTLT-0.40%-0.61%

November 2015 portfolio positions

As of November 1st, the Chicken Little Portfolio remains ready for a global, deflationary depression. Chicken Little is heavily invested in US Treasuries, modestly short precious metals, and fractionally short global stocks. In October, some of the short positions in stocks moved from the US stocks to other stock markets outside the US. The total short equity position on November 1, 2015 is 3.41% of portfolio vs. 3.64% short on October 1, 2015.

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