Chicken Little Portfolio Performance April 2016

In April 2016, the Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.97% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.61%.

April 2016 performance

Apr 2016YTD
Chicken Little-0.97% 1.82%
Dow Jones Industrials0.61%2.76%

The Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.97% in April. This loss stemmed primarily from a small drop in Treasury bond prices. So far in 2016, the biggest winner remains gold-- up over 20%; Treasuries, and emerging market stocks also have done well. 

AssetSymbolApr 2016YTD 2016
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA0.61%2.76%
Non-US StocksEFA2.22%-0.49%
Emerging Market StocksEEM0.23%6.65%
US Long-Term BondsTLT-0.73%7.70%

May 2016 portfolio positions

As of May 1, 2016 the Chicken Little Portfolio remains ready for a global, deflationary depression. Chicken Little is heavily invested in US Treasuries, and fractionally short US and international stocks. There were no significant changes in the Chicken Little portfolio during April 2016.

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