In December 2016, the Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.08% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.42%.
December 2016 performance
Chicken Little lost 0.08% in December because of a modest decline in the price of long-term US Treasury bonds. In December, US stocks enjoyed continued strong gains to end a fantastic year with over 16% total return.
|Dec 2016||2016||Since Inception (3/31/2016)|
|Dow Jones Industrials||3.42%||16.08%||15.77%|
Stock markets outside the US, were mixed in December. Emerging market stocks lost fractionally, while other international stocks had strong gains. Finally, the 'safe havens' of gold and treasury bonds each lost modest amounts in December.
|Dow Jones Industrials||DIA||3.42%||16.08%|
|Emerging Market Stocks||EEM||-0.26%||10.82%|
|US Long-Term Treasury Bonds||TLT||-0.72%||1.11%|