|Day Low/High||0.36 / 0.42|
|52 Wk Low/High||0.30 / 2.12|
U.S. shares advanced for the week, but we did not make any trades in our model portfolio. Next week, however, a plethora of economic data will be released.
U.S. stocks are approaching oversold levels for the first time in over a month, leaving us comfortable with an above-average 25% cash position in our model portfolio as we search for new names to add.
U.S. stocks are approaching oversold levels for the first time in over a month, prompting our model portfolio to increase its position in Kratos Defense & Security.
More than half of the model portfolio reported earnings in a 48-hour stretch, but earnings season wraps up next week amid a quiet economic front.
Several names in the model portfolio experienced increased volatility, despite U.S. stocks posting just fractional losses this week and holding near record highs.
We'll sell our entire holdings in Active Power and look for better opportunities.
The consensus is for a wider first-quarter loss than the company posted a year ago.
With the market ticking higher this week, we used its strength to take profits in some of our portfolio companies.
We made just one trade for the model portfolio this week as the market ended with a fractional loss.
We made several moves this week as stocks bounced back and the quarter ended in the green for the portfolio.
We used the broader market decline this week to add to one position.
We used the selloff earlier in the week to make several moves in the portfolio.
We added to one portfolio position this week as stocks extended their winning streak and earnings season concluded.
We took advantage of the third straight positive week for the market by booking some profits in 2 portfolio positions.
In a week where stocks continued to rally, we added to one portfolio position and booked some profits in another.
Despite some sense of normalcy returning to the market this week, we believe readers should remain alert.
We used this week's volatility to add to our positions in five portfolio stocks while booking more profits in Yamana Gold.
We used this week's lower small-cap prices to add to our positions in two stocks while cashing in a big profit on Yamana Gold.
We used price declines earlier in the week to add to our positions in two portfolio names.
Weakness early in the week allowed us to add to our positions in not five, not six, but seven stocks.
We're picking at names such as ACPW and ON with the best potential to rebound in a more rational market.
We used this week's big selloff to add to our positions in four stocks and to initiate a position in another.
We would consider adding to five positions on a further near-term decline.
We put some of our cash to work amid this week's market tumble by adding a stock and building existing positions in others.
The model portfolio ends the year fractionally higher as we look ahead to a slew of data to ring in the new year.