Chicken Little's Investment Advice

On March 31, 2015, Chicken Little revealed his investment positions (click for Where Does Chicken Little Invest?)  On March 31, 2015 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 17,776. As I write this, the Dow is at 17,761.  So the US stock market, as measured by the Dow, has not changed in a year. While nothing has happened in overall price, there has been a big change from a momentum investor's perspective. 

Chicken Little aims to invest like Rocky fights

What would Rocky do now? Chicken Little says keep it simple. 


Chicken Little Gone Crazy?

We know that Chicken Little is a coward. Now we seem to have proof that he has gone crazy. Not only does he own Treasury bonds yielding under 2%, he has recently purchased more. 

Matthew 19:24 says,  "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God." 

Similarly, it is easier to win the Powerball than it is to make money buying US Treasuries at current low rates. Has Chicken Little lost what remained of his terrified, cortisol-filled mind? 


Chicken Little portfolio performance February 2016

February 2016 monthly update for the Chicken Little Portfolio.
In February 2016, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 1.03% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.69%.

You can view the portfolio performance in real time by clicking here.

Chicken Little made two changes in the month of February. First, the long-standing short gold position was closed, and, second, Chicken little added to the 30-year Treasury position. You can read the logic covering the gold short here, and here on buying more low yielding Treasury bonds. The portfolio remains heavily invested in US Treasuries, and modestly short US and international stocks.

A Bit of the Sky has fallen in the start of 2016