10/2/19

September 2019, Chicken Little Portfolio Performance


“Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It's awful.”  -Samuel Beckett. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is at 26,500-- the same level as in January 2018. Almost two years with ups and downs, but no overall movement.  Chicken Little continues to believe the boredom will be replaced with mayhem. 

Waiting for the Debt Crisis


September 2019 performance

The Chicken Little Portfolio lost 0.63% in September while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.15%.   

Sept 2019YTD 2019
Chicken Little-0.63%9.66%
Dow Jones Industrials2.15%17.33%


September saw small declines in the 'safety' trades of gold, long-term bonds, and cryptocurrency. Year to date, every asset class has  solid gains. 


AssetSymbolSept 2019YTD 2019
Dow Jones IndustrialsDIA2.15%17.33%
Non-US StocksEFA3.10%13.28%
Emerging Market StocksEEM1.75%5.43%
US Long-Term BondsTLT-2.52%19.64%
GoldGLD-3.39%14.53%
BitcoinBTC-13.13%119.58%

October 2019 portfolio positions

The Chicken Little Portfolio remains prepared for a deflationary depression. Chicken Little made no trades in September. 






Previous month's report                 Subsequent Month's report



Chicken LittleDow Jones Industrials
2019 (through Sept)9.66%17.33%
20181.27%-3.63%
20174.57%27.72%
2016-1.92%16.08%
2015 (April through Dec)-2.49%-0.27%
since inception (3/31/15)11.06%67.18%

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