We look at the S&P 500 and its simple moving average strategy for the past 145 years. It’s indisputable that a simple moving average based market timing strategy can be an effective tool to reduce risk.
We discuss risk and volatility, especially with respect to the investment time horizon using S&P 500 data in the past 145 years.
With three major total return bond ETFs in the markets and several index ETFs in key bond categories, we believe we are getting very close to construct an ETF based portfolio that’s comparable with mutual fund based portfolios.
We review asset class trends in the last quarter and discuss several possible scenarios.