Well, my goofy-ass idea to short SRS (the ultra-bearish real estate ETF) based on its head and shoulders pattern is actually panning out, which means that real estate………of all things………..just keeps getting stronger. (Fun fact: I see signs around town for a real estate development company called, of all things, SRS).
In my last post (“A New Approach To Portfolio Construction“), I showed a couple examples of Portfolio Armor‘s new portfolio construction tool in action. You may recall our approach there in broad strokes:
- Find securities with the highest expected returns net of their hedging costs (high “net expected returns”) at your particular risk tolerance.
- Hedge them. (more…)
A New Approach to Portfolio Construction
Hey Fellow Slopers,
Last month, I posted here about a new feature we were working on at Portfolio Armor (“The Hedged Returns Approach”). In that post, I mentioned a couple of problems with typical, long-only, unhedged portfolios: (more…)
The day isn’t over yet, but on a personal level, I’ve got to say that this morning’s post from Retracement Levels was very helpful for me to time when I went heavily short. Amazing, really.
I’m really going to have to rename these occasional winners, because they are happening far too frequently. Anyway………EWZ short – - nailed the target. Your bikini zone is now clear.