The Daily Decision for 11.3.17 - DD LEADERS +21.5% YTD


The Daily Decision Models:

The Daily Decision is designed to be a simple, easy-to-follow e-letter service showcasing 3 different model portfolios. The LEADERS model is a growth oriented strategy that focuses on "where the action is" in terms of market leadership. The CORE model is a longer-term, risk-managed approach to keeping exposure to market risk in line with prevailing conditions. And as the name implies, the TRADING model is intended to be a tactical, opportunistic trading strategy.



Today's Model Review:

LEADERS Model: The LEADERS model currently holds positions in the Technology, Financial, and Industrial sectors. Looking at performance, we continue to be pleased as the LEADERS model is up +21.5% ytd compared to +15.2% for S&P 500.

CORE EXPOSURE Model: Today's CORE model's exposure is in line with the current target at 90% vs. 90%. As a reminder, our goal here is to "do less" and stay in tune with the overall market trend.

TRADING Model: We currently hold trades in the Russell 2000, India Small Caps, Eurozone, a dividend-payer ETF, and the emerging markets. We note that the TRADING Model gained 3.33% in October.

Below are the current holdings of each model portfolio:


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Current Portfolio Summary
The LEADERS Model

Position
Target
Exposure
ETF
Symbol
% of
Model
Date
Purchased
Purchase
Price
Current
Rating
Technology Select Sector SPDR 33.4% XLK 33.4% 12.1.16 $46.64 Hold
Financial Select Sector SPDR 33.3% XLF 33.3% 8.14.17 $25.07 Buy
Industrial Select Sector SPDR 33.3% XLI 33.3% 8.14.17 $68.58 Buy
The CORE EXPOSURE Model

Position
Target
Exposure
ETF
Symbol
% of
Model
Date
Purchased
Purchase
Price
Current
Rating
ProShares UltraPro S&P (3X) 90% UPRO 30.00% Various $98.78 Buy
The TRADING Model

Position
Target
Exposure
ETF
Symbol
% of
Model
Date
Purchased
Purchase
Price
Current
Rating
iShares Eurozone ETF 20% EZU 20% 5.11.17 ...
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