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Value Allocations for Dec 2018 (Final)
Cash TLT LQD SPY
Momentum Allocations for Dec 2018 (Final)
1st ETF 2nd ETF 3rd ETF

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CXO Advisory presents financial markets models, research summaries, analyses and reviews designed for objective, unique and concise value to serious investors, financial advisors and money managers — a modicum of actionable conclusions filtered from a very noisy environment. The default approach is to challenge any and all conventional market wisdom with analytical skepticism.

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Our Momentum Strategy tracks the performance of three versions of the Simple Asset Class ETF Momentum Strategy, which seeks strategic diversification across asset classes via ETFs plus a monthly tactical edge from intermediate-term momentum per the stream of research itemized in What Works Best?

Our Value Strategy tracks the performance of the Simple Asset Class ETF Value Strategy, a partial value complement to the Momentum Strategy that seeks diversification across a smaller set of asset class ETFs plus a monthly tactical edge from potential undervaluation of three risk premiums.

Current Momentum Allocations

ETF Momentum Signal
for Dec 2018 (Final)

Winner ETF

Second Place ETF

Third Place ETF

Gross Compound Annual Growth Rates
(Since August 2006)
Top 1 ETF Top 2 ETFs
9.7% 9.6%
Top 3 ETFs SPY
10.9% 8.6%
Strategy Overview
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Momentum Strategy
Current Value Allocations

ETF Value Signal
for Dec 2018 (Final)

Cash

TLT

LQD

SPY

The asset with the highest allocation is the holding of the Best Value strategy.
Gross Compound Annual Growth Rates
(Since September 2002)
Best Value Weighted 60-40
13.1% 10.8% 8.4%
Strategy Overview
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Value Strategy

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