The Equity Trend Model adds risk back to the model and rebounds in March 2019 with a month-to-date return of 3.21%.
The market added to its positive Year-To-Date return in February with the S&P 500 Total Return gaining 3.10% for the month.
The market roars back in January, while the Equity Trend model continues to trim exposure to equities.
Frank Loesser wrote the “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” in 1944 to sing with his wife, Lynn Garland, to indicate to their party guests when it was time to leave, and investors took the same cue in December.
Despite the modest returns for the month of November, the market has reminded us about the “Wild World” of investing in equities in 2018.
Despite the poor start to the fourth quarter, the Equity Trend Model stayed positive year-to-date and on a one year basis up 4.98% and 6.75% respectively.