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August portfolio updates

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, In : Portfolio Update 
Click on below link to donwload an Excel sheet with the status of the various rebound portfolios formed in the last big troughs (March and July).

Rebound Performance Spreadsheet

These portfolios are comprehensively outperformaing the JSE ALSH index, and for their returns and supposed "volatility" are enjoying surprising Sharpe ratios of 1.8 and 2.0.

Remember, these shares are recovering after being significantly beaten down since the May 2008 peak and have a lot of "go" left in them still, but ...
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V-DIV First Performance Update

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, In : Portfolio Update 
Well we have all been waiting with baited breath to see how our diversified portfolio of "rebound" shares fared since hasty inception after that famous 7-to-1 decline-to-advances ratio event on 6th July. And the verdict is "Bloody marvelous!" But look - we do conceed that calling that bottom helped a LOT in the short term picture, nevertheless, mark our words we expect great things from this portfolio over time, even if you get in now as all these shares have SO MUCH recovering still to do.



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Rebound July Update

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, In : Portfolio Update 
Here are the portfolio performances of the original "Rebound" strategies we created as a result of our seminal "Anatomy of a Crash" research:





After a few month now it is becoming abvious that both strategy variations probably deliver the same or very similar results. We need another large stock market correction to create another set of model portfolios to test this assumption so for now we are just going to keep running these portfolios in parrallel even if they almost mirror each other.
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Rebound JUN Update

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Sunday, July 12, 2009, In : Portfolio Update 
Here are the portfolio performances of the "Rebound" strategies we cover in the "Anatomy of a Crash" research page. These strategies capitalise on our research which pinpoints the most likely beneficiaries of a market recovery from some kind of crash or even a medium-sized sell-off. The two portfolios below were incepted in early March, close to the last big trough of the 2008 crash, but our research has shown these strategies are viable for any sort of selloff greater than 15%.





The TRI curves...
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