Chicken Little Portfolio Performance February 2017

In February 2017, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 0.91% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 5.13%.
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February 2017 performance

Chicken Little gained 0.91% in February because of a modest increase in the price of long-term US Treasury bonds. In February, US stocks enjoyed amazing gains amidst hope for tax cuts

Feb 2017YTD 2017
Chicken Little0.91%0.98%
Dow Jones Industrials5.13%5.68%

February 2017 was a positive month for a wide range of investments. So far in 2017, every asset tracked by Chicken Little is having a positive year with gold leading with gains approaching 9%

AssetSymbolFeb 2017YTD 2017
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA5.13%5.68%
Non-US StocksEFA1.19%4.52%
Emerging Market StocksEEM1.74%8.51%
US Long-Term BondsTLT1.58%2.41%

March 2017 portfolio positions

As of March 1, 2017, Chicken Little is long US Treasuries and a tiny amount of US stocks, with a good amount of cash. This is a very defensive investment position, but there are no short positions. There were no substantial changes in the Chicken Little Portfolio in February 2017. 

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Chicken LittleDow Jones Industrials
2017 (through February)0.98%5.68%
2015 (April through Dec)-2.49%-0.27%
since inception (3/31/15)-3.43%22.35%

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