June 2018, Chicken Little Portfolio Performance

In June 2018, the Chicken Little Portfolio earned 0.73% while the Dow lost 0.44%. The global  market situation remains the same -- investors have made zero money this year, but the collapse has not yet arrived. 

The Bear is Hungry -- Food coming soon

June 2018 performance

In June 2018, the Chicken Little Portfolio 0.73% while the Dow lost 0.44%

June 2018YTD 2018
Chicken Little0.73%-1.03%
Dow Jones Industrials-0.44%-0.89%

The first half of 2018, was challenging for investors as all major asset classes followed by Chicken Little have negative returns. 

AssetSymbolJune 2018YTD 2018
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA-0.44%-0.89%
Non-US StocksEFA-1.55%-2.82%
Emerging Market StocksEEM-4.53%-7.43%
US Long-Term BondsTLT0.87%-2.83%

In 2017, there was free money to be had in all markets. In 2018, there was no money to be made in the first half. So far in 2018, the best investment has been short-term treasury bills. 

Total Return (including dividends)
Asset2017 full year2108 half year
Dow Jones Industrials27.72%-0.89%
Non-US Stocks24.92%-2.82%
Emerging Market Stocks37.13%-7.43%
US Long-Term Bonds9.08%-2.83%

2017 was a fat year, 2018 lean so far

July 2018 portfolio positions

Chicken Little is prepared for a deflationary depression by being long US Treasuries with a good amount of cash. No trades this month. 

Previous month's report                           Subsequent Month's report

Chicken LittleDow Jones Industrials
2018 (through end of June)-1.03%-0.89%
2015 (April through Dec)-2.49%-0.27%
since inception (3/31/15)-1.02%46.54%

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