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Our goal: Outperform the S&P 500 in both up markets and down.
Our result: +70.8% for the 60 months ending March 16, 2018 (vs. +94.3% for the S&P)
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Vol.16 #54 Monday, March 19, 2018 2:26PM EDT

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Market Stance: BEARISH (since March 19, 2018)


Typical Client Performance
Bought SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
Typical Client Portfolio
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Typical Client Performance

Deen Capital S&P 500
Year-to-date as of March 16, 2018 +5.9% * +3.4%
12 months (Mar 16, 2017 to Mar 16, 2018) +14.1% * +17.7%
24 months (Mar 16, 2016 to Mar 16, 2018) +52.6% * +41.1%
36 months (Mar 16, 2015 to Mar 16, 2018) +32.7% * +40.2%
48 months (Mar 16, 2014 to Mar 16, 2018) +38.9% * +61.5%
60 months (Mar 16, 2013 to Mar 16, 2018) +68.7% * +94.3%

* An average of managed accounts, net after all commissions and fees.

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Bought SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

Initial percent of portfolio (approx.)89.5%
Net buy price in managed accounts*$269.93
Most recent close (Mar 16)$274.20
Net change (based on net buy price)-4.27
Today's volume as of 2:27PM EDT61.5 million ($16.6 billion)
Average daily volume119.0 million ($32.1 billion)

* Buy prices shown are net after commissions and fees.

Today, Monday, March 19, 2018, I bought SPY, for both client and my personal accounts.

Although I changed my stance to bearish earlier today, I made this call with a rather low degree of confidence. Volume today is light, which suggests we should not attach too much importance to today's selling. This selloff could be just a one-day phenomenon.

When in doubt, I prefer to park our money in the S&P 500.

-KD, Monday, March 19, 2018

Typical Client Portfolio

Company Name Stock
% of
SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY 03/19/18 $269.93 $269.97 0.0 89.3% +0.0%
Medifast Inc. MED 03/07/18 $91.27 $89.50 1.7 5.3% -1.9%
Upland Software Inc. UPLD 03/05/18 $27.31 $28.71 2.0 5.2% +5.1%
Cash 0.1%  
Total 100%  

* Buy prices shown are net after commissions.

** Current prices are at least 20 minutes old.

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