Timer Digest’s #2 Gold Timer for 2018

The Mutual Fund Strategist’s gold trading model landed in the second place spot in Timer Digest’s year-end ranking. The performance index is calculated by tracking advisors’ long and short positions in the CMX Gold Index.

In addition, our newsletter service was recognized as the #5 US Stocks timer for the past six months and #7 US Stocks long-term timer for the period ending 12/31/18.

Timer Digest monitors over 100 leading newsletter market timing models.

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♦ Please note that my readings will change without notice,  so please don’t buy or sell solely based on anything you read in this blog. ♦

Tied for Timer Digest’s #1 US Stocks Timer

The Mutual Fund Strategist’s intermediate-trend model for trading US Stocks has garnered a first-place tie for QTR 4 2017 in Timer Digest’s most recent ranking. Timer Digest monitors over 100 of the leading newsletter market timing models. Its performance index is calculated by tracking advisors’ long and short positions in the S&P 500 index. The Mutual Fund Strategist’s record is comprised of long-only signals. Click here to check out a sample issue.

♦ Please note that my readings will change without notice,  so please don’t buy or sell solely based on anything you read in this blog. ♦

Don’t Fear the Fed

Don't Fear the FedThe Federal Reserve has kept interest rates near zero since December 2008, but it’s signaling to Wall Street that a rate hike is likely later this year. The central bank last raised rates nine years ago. We all know that when interest rates go up, bond prices fall. However, what happens to US equities when interest rates rise?  The past is an imperfect guide, but looking back over tightening cycles since the inception of the S&P 500 in 1957, US stocks have fared well. Performance to the left measures S&P 500 change from interest rate low to high.

♦ Please note that my readings will change without notice,  so please don’t buy or sell solely based on anything you read in this blog. ♦