In July 2016, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 0.59% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.90%.
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July 2016 performance
|July 2016||2016 YTD||Since Inception (3/31/2016)|
|Dow Jones Industrials||2.90%||7.15%||6.86%|
Chicken Little earned 0.59% in July, benefitting from the increase in price of long-term US Treasury bonds. Investing in July was like shooting fish in a barrel because every asset class went up in price. The only way to fail to make money in July was to short anything or to sit in cash.
|Asset||Symbol||July 2016||YTD 2016|
|Dow Jones Industrials||DIA||2.90%||7.15%|
|Emerging Market Stocks||EEM||5.44%||13.38%|
|US Long-Term Treasury Bonds||TLT||2.10%||18.68%|
August 2016 portfolio positions
As of August 1, 2016 the Chicken Little Portfolio remains ready for a global, deflationary depression. Chicken Little is heavily invested in US Treasuries and cash.