Asset Allocation

OWN GOLD AS A LONG-TERM PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFIER

October 30, 2020

OWN GOLD AS A LONG-TERM PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFIER

STRATEGAS ANALYZED GOLD’S CORRELATION TO SEVEN ASSET CLASSES: LARGE CAP, SMALL CAP, INTERNATIONAL EQUITY, EMERGING EQUITY, AGGREGATE BOND, HIGH YIELD, OIL, U.S. DOLLAR

  • HIGHER POSITIVE CORRELATIONS WITH ALL BUT ONE ASSET CLASS OVER LAST YEAR
  • MUCH LOWER CORRELATIONS WITH ALL ASSET CLASSES OVER PREVIOUS TEN YEARS
  • NEGATIVE CORRELATION WITH THE U.S. DOLLAR LAST ONE YEAR AND TEN YEAR PERIODS

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CONSIDER SOME “HOMEBODY” INVESTMENTS

June 20, 2020

CONSIDER SOME “HOMEBODY” INVESTMENTS

Rosenberg thesis: Transitioning permanently to more frugal “homebody” economy

“HOMEBODY” BENEFICIARIES include:

  • Home OfficeTechnologies (cloud)
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Food Suppliers
  • Diversifiers include:
  • – Gold
  • – Treasuries

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STAY CAUTIOUS

May 1, 2020

STAY CAUTIOUS

  • No one knows how the global recession will play out
  • Profound changes occurring
  • Time to be prudent and cautious

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HAVE AT LEAST ONE ASSET THAT IS NOT CORRELATED TO THE STOCK MARKET

April 3, 2020

HAVE AT LEAST ONE ASSET THAT IS NOT CORRELATED TO THE STOCK MARKET

ADD SOME GOLD TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

    LARGE AND ESTABLISHED GOLD ETFS:

  • SPDR GOLD SHARES ETF (GLD)
  • ISHARES GOLD TRUST ETF (IAU)

    CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS

  • 3 MONTH TREASURY BILLS AND OTHER TREASURY SECURITIES
  • CAN PURCHASE TREASURY SECURITIES DIRECTLY FROM U.S. TREASURY AT TREASURYDIRECT.GOV

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CHECK YOUR ALLOCATION TO STOCKS

February 21, 2020

CHECK YOUR ALLOCATION TO STOCKS

  • A big risk for pre-retirees and retirees is a major decline in retirement funds
  • Lack of time to make it up
  • More than one- third of baby boomers’ 401(k)s: +70% in stocks
  • Almost one-tenth of baby boomers’ 401(k)s:100% in stocks

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