December 2017, Chicken Little Portfolio Performance

In December 2017, the Chicken Little Portfolio gained 1.20% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.06%.

2017 was the year where every investment made money. Stocks, bonds, gold, real estate, and cryptocurrencies.

2017, the year of free money

December 2017 performance

Chicken Little had a winning month in December 2017 to conclude a positive year. The rewards to Chicken Little were swamped by other investments. 

Dec '172017
Chicken Little1.20%4.57%
Dow Jones Industrials2.06%27.72%

All assets were positive in the month led by bitcoin's stunning 46% gain (in the month). Global equities continue their amazing rise, with the Dow Jones industrial average yearly gain of 27%.  

Bitcoin surpassed $20,000 earlier this month. Having fallen by 35% from that peak, Bitcoin ends the month up almost 50%, and the year up well over 1000%.

What an amazing year!  The only way to lose in 2017, was not to play.

AssetSymbolDec '172017
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA2.06%27.72%
Non-US StocksEFA0.48%24.92%
Emerging Market StocksEEM2.83%37.13%
US Long-Term BondsTLT1.77%9.08%

January 2018 portfolio positions

Chicken Little starts 2018 where he as spent the last several years, cowering in fear.  Chicken Little is long US Treasuries with a good amount of cash. In December 2017, Chicken Little made no changes to the portfolio other than a modest dive back into cryptocurrencies

Chicken Little remains ready to begin Bear Market Operations, but for now is sitting on his hands.  

Previous month's report                           Subsequent Month's report

Chicken LittleDow Jones Industrials
2015 (3/31 -> 12/31)-2.49%-0.27%
since inception (3/31/15)-0.01%47.85%

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