Chicken Little First Dates: Shorting Gold

On August 11, 2016, Chicken Little broke up with Treasury bonds, and began looking for love elsewhere. 

Consistent with his "Investment Rules," this post describes the third of three first dates for Chicken Little. 

Date #1 was buying US stocks, Date #2 was shorting non-US stocks, Date #3 is shorting gold.  

Chicken Little sells gold short 


The Raging Chicken Little Bull

Chicken Little is Bullish. How bullish? So bullish that he owns stocks, so bullish that he wants the stock market to rally, so bullish you should all be very afraid. 
*Chicken Little is a snorting, rip-roaring bull


DOW 20,000 and Mean Markets

In 2013, I incorrectly predicted that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would hit 5,000 before it hit 20,000.

Financial markets can be frustrating and mean. In this case, perhaps the market has a sense of humor. By some strange coincidence, I was at the NYSE on January 25th at the exact moment that I was proven wrong.

At NYSE January 25, 2017 for Dow 20,000! 

I promised a set of excuses and you can read them here: Terry's excuses for being wrong.


Chicken Little Portfolio Performance December 2016

In December 2016, the Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.08% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.42%.

Chicken Little starts 2017 scared and hiding in Treasury Bonds