August 2017, Chicken Little Portfolio Performance

In August 2017, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 1.74% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.61%. The annus mirabilis continues for investors as all assets go up in price, almost every day.

2017, Annus mirabilis for investors


Chicken Little Feels the pain of "opportunity loss"

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have doubled -- 100% return - since Chicken Little made his purchase in May. See May post here. How does Chicken Little feel about making a 100% return in 3 months? 


"Opportunity Cost" is the economic term for missed opportunity. I label the pain of owning too little of a winning investment as "Opportunity Loss."  Investing is a tough game. Losing money hurts. Making money also hurts when others are making more. 

Chicken Little feels the pain of not owning enough crytpo